For Lab 8 we learned how to use Processing to create a visual representation of code using serial communication between our Arduinos and Processing. The two potentiometers on the bread board control three separate circles. The left potentiometer controls one circle’s size and the X axis of the third circle. While the right potentiometer controls […]Read more "Lab 8"
For my second project I plan to create an object that highlights humans’ inherent need for tangible feedback. To do so, I plan to create a large red button that is meant to be pushed by the participants paired with speakers that are hooked up in a separate room (or far enough away to make […]Read more "Project 2 Proposal"
In Lab 7 we learned how DC and stepper motors work and how to code them! A video of the DC motor in operation is here and a video of the stepper motor in action is here (full rotation here). Part 1 of the was getting the DC motor to work. Below are some pictures of the […]Read more "Lab 7"
For this project we were tasked with creating an Artificial Human Companion (AHC). For this project I wanted to create something that would assist everyday people with everyday problems, this led me to deciding to create an AHC that reminded consumers to close the door to their refrigerator in order to conserve energy, thus was […]Read more "Project 1: Artificial Human Companion [ACH]: Fridge Buddy"
Lab 6 was a three part lab that introduced us to servo motor functions and producing sound. Below is the first part of the lab in which we use a variable resistor to activate a servo motor. A video of my servo in action can be seen here. For part two of the lab we used […]Read more "Lab 6"
For the first part of Lab 5 I used the Arduino board combined with a potentiometer to control the current to the LED. For the second part of Lab 5 I programmed the Arduino in combination with the solder less breadboard and two variable resistors on two separate LEDs. For some reason when I rebuilt […]Read more "Lab 5"
Learning the basics of Arduino. Managed to switch between two LEDs with the magic of a switch! I’ve also included a screen grab of my code. There is a video of my LEDs switching here.Read more "Lab 4"