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Theremin Vision

Robot Sensor:

I thought some would be interested in this unique sensor application using a device known as a Theremin. Mainly used as a musical device, it has applications in other areas as well. This one was used as a way for a robot to sense its environment. The website no longer exists but here is the article with schematics, parts lists, board layouts and instructions.

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Pretty cool way of sensing objects. Here is the manual: ThereminVision-II-manual.pdf

Here is a video of a Theremin being used to play music. Now you know where all that spooky electronic music on the old SciFi movies came from. :D


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Here is a Makzine.com project that uses capacitance for a 3D interface that can track the position of your hand. I would like to try this with the EZ-B.

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