[Noisebridge-discuss] hack session: brain-controlled crossbow: eeg + android + arduino + woodwork
sc at puzzlebox.info
Mon Mar 11 22:53:39 UTC 2013
I presented on brain-computer interface (BCI) at Five Minutes of
Fame back in November. Previous BCI hacks at Noisebridge include
helicopters with Miloh, McHawking with Jake and Hao, and a fire fountain
with Sue. I mentioned that there may be some interesting projects coming
up if people were looking to get involved with (or just learn about) BCI
and related technology.
I have been asked to build a brain-controlled crossbow for a series
of presentations next week, and would like to invite any curious
collaborators to (one or more) open hacking sessions probably on
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday afternoons. If successful this could
lead to some future undertakings at a much larger scale.
We'll be modifying a real crossbow to be aimed and fired using BCI.
In the first instance we'll start with a basic EEG from NeuroSky but I
will also bring some cutting-edge gear from g.tec for finer control. The
following skills will be relevant:
* Android development
* Arduino integration with Android (using a Mega ADK)
* Servo motor control (operated via Arduino)
* Python/C/C++ for integrating with the g.tec EEG
* Basic carpentry and woodwork
Please feel free to contact me on or off-list as you prefer.
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