Is Yours a Face that Opens Doors

Using a combination of OpenCV and Amazon Rekognition for a fast-response facial recognition – to open doors and other things.

Machine Learning – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

There are a lot of cats around where we live and some are agressive towards our pets. So here’s a description of a successful project to deter them from waiting outside our cat-flap to beat up our guys.

Board Anyone?

Making PCBs used to be hard. But now I’ve found EasyEDA and it’s great. Here are links to some boards I’ve made. So what’s stopping you. Get making!

Auto Reminder Watch

Auto Alarm Watch to remind kids about music lessons and the like. When in range of a suitable Raspberry Pi running the calendar connection software the watch gets new time alarm settings automatically via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). It then vibrates discretely when the time comes to leave for a music lesson. It is also a binary display watch.

Central Heating Monitor

A “box” to monitor various aspects of a central heating system – and software, etc.

Spidey Wall for Real

Rupert’s guest post has given me the kick required to “finish” the Spidey Wall – here’s a video to show what it does.

A Reliable MBED WebServer

I’ve had several goes at making a fast and reliable web server for MBED. Now I think I have finally cracked it!

Spidey Wall Animation

This is a guest post from fellow LED fan Rupert Rawnsley who has developed a great animation