CS 207 Building Interactive Gadgets
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Drawing inspiration from Makers makezine.com, digital
enthusiasts adafruit.com and artists fffff.at,
this course will enable students to explore electronics and
programming to a creative end.
Ever see a dancing spider robot? probably not. This robot was build with an Arduino and several servos for the legs. With a wireless bluetooth remote to control it.
Visiting Space seems kind of exciting. Check out the "brookyln Space Program". This father-son team created a homemade space capsule and sent it 19 miles high into the stratosphere. The shuttle was made up of a video camera, Iphone, GPS and a weather balloon and captured some very impressive footage. The device was recovered later, stuck in a tree. Check it out.
Device of nonsensical noises or a technoligically advanced musical instrument? The later seems to hold truth. Students invented this instrument which changes pitch based on the resistance of the performers skin.
Example of audio analysis through hardware. This LED color organ has been hook up to an arduino which processes the audio to create a great visual effect.