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    Dragon Detector

    Here's my latest project, a "Dragon Detector". It uses a motion detector and image recognition to look for Dragons and send an alert to your mobile. It was built for a competition, results out next week.

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    For more on the electronics and the rest of the build.
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    Funny, but still great build. ☺

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    I did not win the competition but it was fun anyway. I've been printing a new knight to go on the top with a servo to move the arm, still needs painting and wiring up.

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    That looks great.
    That idea could be good for detecting cats or dogs too.. it could serve food or open doors?

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    I was thinking of setting it up by my front window for Halloween. You have to train it to recognise different things so you could have it recognise just your cat and ignore others.
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    Well. Thats great. You could use it as a "tool" too. Alarm when kids are too close "not so safety tool" etc. ☺


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