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Track your punches with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Track-o-punches’ tracks the number of punches thrown during workouts with Raspberry Pi and a Realsense camera, and it also displays your progress and sets challenges on a touchscreen. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ro9EjjT5d-g?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] In this video, Cisco shows you how to set up the Realsense camera and a Python virtual environment, and how to install dependencies and OpenCV […]

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Motion-controlled water fountain…for cats!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tired of the constant trickle of your cat’s water fountain? Set up motion detection and put your cat in control. Cats are fickle My cat, Jimmy, loves drinking from running water. Or from the sink. Or from whatever glass I am currently using. Basically, my cat loves drinking out of anything that isn’t his water […]

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Fancy making a motion-tracking eye in a jar?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Using motion detection and a Raspberry Pi Zero W, Lukas Stratmann has produced this rather creepy moving eye in a jar. And with a little bit of, ahem, dissection, you can too! Floating Eye in a Jar With Motion Tracking Made for an Arts seminar I attended for my General Studies, i.e. classes not organized […]