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talking_recycling_robot [2018/05/31 08:54]
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talking_recycling_robot [2018/06/07 21:50]
dsdmtom [Recycling plastic]
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 Build an educational robot that could be taken to Halifax schools to help educators teach children about recycling. Build an educational robot that could be taken to Halifax schools to help educators teach children about recycling.
  
-====Requirments====+====Requirements====
  
- ​- ​Airline carry-on size 22 cm x 35 cm x 56 cm (max) +  * Airline carry-on size 22 cm x 35 cm x 56 cm (max) 
- Constructed primarily from post-consumer recycled materials +  ​* ​Constructed primarily from post-consumer recycled materials 
- Friendly +  ​* ​Friendly 
- Able to play pre-recorded audio clips (typically containing speech) +  ​* ​Able to play pre-recorded audio clips (typically containing speech) 
- Audio clips cued by remote control +  ​* ​Audio clips cued by remote control 
- Capable of limited motion (i.e. not just a talking statue)+  ​* ​Capable of limited motion (i.e. not just a talking statue)
  
 Proposed Stretch Goals: Proposed Stretch Goals:
  
- ​- ​Animated face (possibly NeoPixel, DotStar, or Hub75 panel behind a diffuser of some kind) +  * Animated face (possibly NeoPixel, DotStar, or Hub75 panel behind a diffuser of some kind) 
- Additional motion +  ​* ​Additional motion 
- Voice recognition+  ​* ​Voice recognition
  
 We are targeting the 2018-2019 school year, but the project may continue to evolve beyond that. We are targeting the 2018-2019 school year, but the project may continue to evolve beyond that.
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   * Precious Plastics (Dave Hakkens) https://​www.youtube.com/​channel/​UCqA-SppbeUi5ou0isB27mgg   * Precious Plastics (Dave Hakkens) https://​www.youtube.com/​channel/​UCqA-SppbeUi5ou0isB27mgg
   * TAOW - minimalist technique for reworking HDPE: the tricky step is making molds https://​youtu.be/​rpXq6mnbCus   * TAOW - minimalist technique for reworking HDPE: the tricky step is making molds https://​youtu.be/​rpXq6mnbCus
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 +Local company that may have cutoffs for us to reuse, skipping the melting and extrusion step for us:
 +  * LakeCity Works https://​globalnews.ca/​video/​4258215/​nova-scotia-company-turns-plastic-bags-into-patio-furniture
  
 ==== The brains ==== ==== The brains ====
 Raspberry pi is the way to go, we think. ​ Raspberry pi is the way to go, we think. ​
 Power: A decent sized USB powerbank can deliver 5 watts for 4 hours. A Pi with accessories needs about 5 watts? //Need to check this guess...// Power: A decent sized USB powerbank can deliver 5 watts for 4 hours. A Pi with accessories needs about 5 watts? //Need to check this guess...//
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