19 Apr '17, 5am

Robot Targets Eyeballs, Fires Lasers. OSHA’s Gonna Love this One https://t.co/J3Q5b1316r

Robot Targets Eyeballs, Fires Lasers. OSHA’s Gonna Love this One https://t.co/J3Q5b1316r

If you even think about hacking with lasers, you’re going to hear about eye safety. “Be careful” they’ll say. “Don’t look into laser with remaining eye” is a joke you’ll not be able to avoid. You’ll hear “Where are your goggles”, and about 1000 other warnings. Don’t get us wrong, laser/eye safety is important. However, the constant warnings can get a bit old — especially when you’re working with a “low power” class 3a laser — you know, the kind with a warning label that says “AVOID DIRECT EYE EXPOSURE” in big black letters on a yellow background. [Michael Reeves] got fed up, and went a bit nuts. He built a robot specifically to shine laser int0 human eyes . No, not a medical robot. This ‘bot lives in a pizza box, is built from servos, duct tape, and [Michael’s] tears. It just shoots lasers at people’s eyes. Needless to say, please, don’t try this at home, or at all. Design...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2017/04/18/robot-targets-eyeballs-fir...

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