17 May '13, 7pm

Android pen plotter snaps, processes, and prints pictures

Android pen plotter snaps, processes, and prints pictures

Here’s an Android powered pen plotter that does it all. It was built by [Ytai Ben-Tsvi] to take with him to Maker Faire. He’s the creator of IOIO , a hardware interface module designed to communicate with an Android device via USB (host or OTG are both supported). The physical hardware is simple enough. He draws on a pad of white paper using a felt-tipped marker. Located at the top of the easel are two wheels with stars etched on them. They are reels which spool and dole-out string to control the pen’s movements. The pen tip can be lifted by a ball bearing mounted just below it. But the project really takes off when you watch [Ytai's] demonstration. The Android tablet controlling the device captures a picture of an object — in this case it’s a toy truck. The app then processes it using edge detection to establish how to plot the image. Self-feeding pen printer Center pivot...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/05/17/android-pen-plotter-snaps-...

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