Matt Richardson

Creative Technologist

Tech

Wireless Photo Printing from Raspberry Pi

Wireless Photo Printing from Raspberry Pi

Here's how to use the Raspberry Pi to send images to a LG Pocket Photo wireless printer via Bluetooth.

Creating Ångström System Services on BeagleBone

Creating Ångström System Services on BeagleBone

In this excerpt from Getting Started with BeagleBone, you'll learn how to set your code to launch automatically on start up.

Notes on Making with Google Glass

Notes on Making with Google Glass

Not only can Google Glass be used as a tool during the process of making. It can also be a platform or component for a project. These notes serve as a guide for someone looking to get started developing for Google Glass.

Serving Raspberry Pi with Flask

Serving Raspberry Pi with Flask

In this excerpt from Getting Started with Raspberry Pi, you'll learn how to use the Flask dynamic web framework for Python along with Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins for controlling physical objects on the web.

Do you sleep with that thing on?

Do you sleep with that thing on?

This is a custom microblogging platform and Glassware client to log interesting reactions to Google Glass. Reactions can be dictated into the device and they're posted instantly to the site.

Dynamic Bike Headlight

Dynamic Bike Headlight

The Dynamic Bike Headlight is a Raspberry Pi-based bike headlight which displays dynamic information about the cyclist's ride in the beam on the ground in front of them.

Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire is a projected interactive display created for a pair of storefront windows in Manhattan. By calling a number a passerby can set birds perched on telephone wires into motion while listening to their flocking sounds on a cellphone.

Nerdy Derby

Nerdy Derby

The Nerdy Derby is a no-rules miniature car building and racing competition inspired by the Cub Scouts' Pinewood Derby. With no restrictions on the size of the cars or materials participants can use, the Nerdy Derby rewards creativity, cleverness and ingenuity.

Check 'N Chew

Check 'N Chew

A wireless, Internet-connected gum ball machine that dispenses a gum ball the moment someone checks in on Foursquare, rewarding them for their check in.

Descriptive Camera

Descriptive Camera

The Descriptive Camera is a prototype camera that works a lot like a regular camera—point it at subject and press the shutter button to capture the scene. However, instead of producing an image, it uses crowd sourcing to output a text description of the scene.

Daffy's Times Square Peep Show

Daffy's Times Square Peep Show

For a retail window display in Times Square, I developed and deployed a hand sensor which actuates an "80% off" peep show.

Fade Away 1

Fade Away 1

Fade Away performs a twitter search for the term “fade away” and uses an ultra violet laser diode to write these tweets on a phosphorescent surface. Each character has been programmed into an Arduino microcontroller, which controls the servo motors and the laser.

Enough Already

Enough Already

Arduino-based solution to mute the TV so that you don’t have to hear about Donald Trump’s feud with whomever or Charlie Sheen’s most recent rant.

Awesome Button

Awesome Button

I overuse the word "awesome," so I used a little bit of hardware to help solve my problem.

Arduino High Speed Photography Trigger

Arduino High Speed Photography Trigger

How to use an Arduino with your DSLR camera and an external flash to catch fast action photos.

Google Reader Pedal

Google Reader Pedal

A quick hack for an old keyboard to covert it into hands-free shortcut for commonly-keyed commands.