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Laser Harp (Frameless – Open Source)

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 10:55 pm

I felt in love with Laser Harps the first time I saw Jean Michel Jarre play it live in concert (Rendevous 2 song). Since technology has developed so much it is now possible to build your own homemade DIY Frameless Laser Harp. Read more »

Eyeboard Electrooculography (EOG) System


Note: Be sure to check out the Kickstarter campaign of the Eyeboard project. This is an inexpensive yet reliable human-computer interface that detects eye movements using electrooculography (EOG), a biomedical technique based on picking up signals from electrodes placed around the eyes. EOG interfaces let users who can’t manipulate a... Read more »

Kitty Twitty Cat Toy


About 2 months ago, after years of begging and pleading from my family, I reluctantly agreed to get another cat from the local shelter. We already have a menagerie of beasts that share our home, but for some reason they felt we needed another. I admit, I do like our... Read more »

Reaction Timer


Make: Electronics is an electronics primer for the early 21st century. It’s written for the absolute beginner and all those who’ve wanted to learn electronics. Those who’ve wanted to build all the cool kits out there, or to try their hand at programming microcontrollers, but who’ve found themselves intimidated by... Read more »

Spazzi: A Solenoid Powered Dancebot


At BeatBots, we believe that dancing is one of the most worthwhile occupations a robot can have. We like making cute characters move in interesting ways, and as you’ll see, this doesn’t require expensive components or complicated programming. For Spazzi here, we decided to forego the rotational motors (servos and... Read more »