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Before we get into the meat of today’s post, I want to announce the winner of last week’s caption contest. Here goes nothing…
Go home, Dave. You’re drunk.
Congrats, jdavidbush! You’re the proud owner of a Sphero. Keep an eye on your email for further instructions! Now, on to today’s post - “Engineering Roundtable.” Today, Joel will talk about his “critter cam” and his automated terrarium.
Vimeo version can be found here.
If you want more information of creating the controllable outlet in the second half of the video, check out this tutorial. Here’s a fairly complete list of the parts used in the “critter cam”:
Joel uses this Easy Cap Viewer software.
For the automated terrarium, Joel used the following:
For more videos of the terrarium in action, check out Joel’s YouTube channel. You can find the code Joel used for the terrarium here and for the critter cam here. As always, feel free to leave any questions or comments below. Hope you enjoyed this edition of “Engineering Roundtable.”