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GLaDOS Voice Assistant

Henri Rantanen 7

I turned the most evil thing in the universe into a lightswitch.I did not want Google or Amazon listening to me, so I created my own passive-aggressive voice assistant based…

IKEA Bekant SmartDesk with Arduino – Upgrade

Henri Rantanen 0

I upgraded the mechanical sensor of my DIY IKEA SmartDesk to ultrasonic rangefinder to set it's height from the floor automatically which greatly improved its usability!

I removed the original magnetic limit-switch and replaced it with ultrasonic PING-sensor that could measure the actual height from the floor.

Read the part 1 of this article

http://www.henrirantanen.fi/2015/03/10/ikea-smartdesk/

System in action

Video

https://youtu.be/-vNAtd21MmA