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Meet Sniff, the RFID dog

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Meet Sniff, the RFID dog


Sara Johanssons’s Sniff toy is finally ready for prime time. This adorable plush dog uses an RFID reader, vibrating motors and Arduino WaveShield to make a really awesome toy with all kinds of fun interactions. The video is oh-so sweet and a must-watch. [via Touch]

8 thoughts on “Meet Sniff, the RFID dog

  1. Honus says:

    That is a beautiful creation right there. Brilliant design and execution.

  2. Uberhund says:

    Nice job, Sara. I wonder, though, does Sniff ever experience WAV shield problems when the vibrating motor kicks in? I’ve noticed my own WAV shield will often freeze and stop producing sound when a motor is activated in its vicinity, especially when they share the same power source.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Sniff is SO adorable! Is this a real product on the market? I think Sniff is better than Pleo.

  4. Dorion says:

    It would have been nice to have actually heard how the unit was responding rather than all that guitar…

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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