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Just a boy living in suburban Utah trying to find his way through life.....and hobby engineering.

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  • Facial Recognition Mirror With Secret Compartment

    Haha that would be awsome! Thank ou for your comment!!

    Thank you so much!!

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  • Facial Recognition Mirror With Secret Compartment

    Haha I'll take that as a compliment 😁

    Haha yes I never thought of that! Great question. Thank you!

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  • Facial Recognition Mirror With Secret Compartment

    Hi Meglymoo87, thank you! I actually did not cover that so it's a great question. From my experience, if you simply walk parallel to the mirror it will not open the compartment. When the Pi is hooked up to a monitor you might see that it catches that there is a face there but it won't have enough confidence to open.I found that the more you face the camera near the same orientation (i.e. distance, angle, sometimes lighting, etc) you were when you captured the data set, the more confidence it has. But with things like distance and angle, it usually has enough confidence to recognize your face (as long as it's not too extreme).I just had this idea now so I haven't tried it yet but if you train multiple sets of your own face at different angles (say a complete profile) and then just add them…

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    Hi Meglymoo87, thank you! I actually did not cover that so it's a great question. From my experience, if you simply walk parallel to the mirror it will not open the compartment. When the Pi is hooked up to a monitor you might see that it catches that there is a face there but it won't have enough confidence to open.I found that the more you face the camera near the same orientation (i.e. distance, angle, sometimes lighting, etc) you were when you captured the data set, the more confidence it has. But with things like distance and angle, it usually has enough confidence to recognize your face (as long as it's not too extreme).I just had this idea now so I haven't tried it yet but if you train multiple sets of your own face at different angles (say a complete profile) and then just add them as different ID's I think you could get it to work at various angles (with changing the code slightly as well). I hope I answered your question, if not, let me know. Thank you again for your comment!

    Hi Garage_Shop_Crafter, thank you so much! Go Utes! ;)

    Thank you!

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  • Uware: a DIY AR Headset

    Thanks nuruulhusna!! I sent it!

    Hi jzooms, I sent the code! Sorry for the late reply

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  • Uware: a DIY AR Headset

    Thank You PsiionicVII! I just sent the code :)

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  • Uware: a DIY AR Headset

    Hey Mustafa, sorry for a late reply but I just sent the code to your email! Thanks

    Hello khanyangema7, thank you so much and sorry for the late reply but I just sent the code.

    Hello 박종화, sorry for such a late reply. I just sent the code and some pictures. Thanks.

    Hey Hamed Hafezi, That sounds like an awesome Idea! Sorry for a late reply but I can get that to you if you have an email address.

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  • Hey kajal0206, Thanks for your post it actually notified me and made me realize all the people who've commented (sooo late!!) Ill send the code and some screen shots soon. Again thanks for the comment!

    Hola, lo siento por una respuesta muy tardía (ha pasado mucho tiempo desde que verifiqué por cuenta). Enviaré el código ahora, gracias

    Hey gerson marting, Sorry for a late reply, I haven't looked here in a while, Ill send the code now :)

    Hey captch, Sorry for replying so late (it's been a hot minute since I've been on instructables). Also thanks for the info I'll look into it but I've been quite busy with school. I'll send the code and some screen shots of the App Inventor. I hope it helps, thanks again!

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  • Hi Capivak thanks for the question, but could you be a little more specific? I'm not quite sure what you mean srry

    Hey Dex21 I'll send the code rn:)

    Hi SimonF90, sorry for a really late reply I'll get the code sent right now

    Hey buddy, sorry for the extremely late reply I'll get that sent rn:)

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  • Sorry for a late reply I'll send it right now :) Thanks for your comment btw!!

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  • Thank you Cerclique, Ill send a copy!!

    I sent it :)

    Thanks (Alfred) JaehyeonY! I'll send it.

    My pleasure Capivak! I'll send a copy (the code is far from being efficent so i'm not sure it would a good idea to post buggy code)

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  • Thanks Alvin kim I'll send the code now:))

    Hello, sorry for the late reply I'll send the code....hope it goes well!!

    Cool ill send it

    Hey LiamB54, thanks for the comment and sorry for the late reply ill send the code!!

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  • Great Idea!!I sent the code:)

    I have yet to find a good way to send the app but I sent you a copy of the arduino Code. I'll do my best to figure it out.

    Sure thing sjrocky, can you provide me with an email please? I don't think it is a good idea of putting code that is a little bugy on the internet so people don't get confused:) Thanks!!

    Thank you! I sent the code!

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  • Hey Ulysses G,Glad to see you actually made these. Nice job!:{) btw the jack is for people who don't like to make....So KEEP MAKING!!!Awsome, Daniel Quintana

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  • bhvm.......I.......LOVE IT!Thanks for your reply on such an old instructable! I really appreciate it!

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  • Sure thing!!Good Day,Daniel Quintana

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  • Thanks, I'll send the code. Sorry for the late reply I was at a music festival about ten days ago and just barely got back from hunting.

    Also, sorry for the late reply I was at a music festival about ten days ago and just barely got back from hunting.

    Hey, sorry for the late reply I was at a music festival about ten days ago and just barely got back from hunting. I don't quite understand what you mean when you say," I would like to send it by mail". If you want my email adress I could give it to you over a private message. Could you please clarify? Thank you anyways though, your comment means a lot!

    Hey meemarks, Thanks for your reply and thank you for taking your time to write such a comment. I can send you the arduino code but I have yet to find a way to send anyone the app. Once I do though I'll let you know! (love to hear from people around the world btw)Daniel Quintana

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  • Alright, I sent the code to your gmail!

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  • Hey CreeperKiller270, No one else can see what is being displayed except for the person wearing the head set. In a dark room a person may be able to see a blob of light coming from the opening by the lens (if they are standing on the left side of you) but because of their distance from the lens and the glass/prism distorting the image further you wouldn't be able to view what the person wearing Uware is seeing. Thanks for the question!!

    Hi SilvianE, thank you so much for your compliment. I have yet to find a small display with better resolution ( besides a 72*32 0.5" oled display). I will keep looking however. Let me know if you find anything:{)!!

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  • That is if your slicer is showing the models in cm (1 cm = 2.54 Inches).

    Hello AshleyT82, If you look in step 8 the second picture shows a thin piece of plastic in front of the mirror. This is where I placed the lens. If you need more clarification or even another picture just let me know!!

    Yes they are in inches, if your scale the models up by 2540% they will be the correct size.

    Here's the link to the .49" screen. It costs 5.60 originally but more with shipping. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/0-49-inch-14PIN-White-OLED-Screen-SSD1306-Drive-IC-64-32-QT1306P24-Cable-IIC-Interface/32248071864.html

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  • Hello PaulA23, Wow..... this comment means a lot to me as a maker. Thank you so much for taking your time, to inspire a strangers spirit to become the best he can be. I cannot tell you how many people would really take a step back and look at this project. A lot of work did go into in to it and is definitely my most challenging make yet. The fact the you were one of the only people to really think of what was made is crazy. In fact, you read my mind. I did think a lot of people wouldn't appreciate its simplicity and the reason for all the improvements was because of that. Thank you again for giving ME a moment to step back and to see what I actually created. I hope nothing but good comes your way. Again, thank you so much!!Inspiring day, Daniel Quintana

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  • Hey isdubkov,Thanks for your reply. As for the picture I have few but they are fairly blurry and do not do Uware justice. My camera uses auto focusing which makes it hard. Even awall99 said it was impossible and he had to use a video trick (Photoshop maybe, idk?) to show what it would look like. I do not think it is impossible, just extremely difficult. Once I do get a good picture I will let you know (and I promise it won't be Photoshop). Thanks again for your comment, it means a lot.G00d day, Daniel Quintana

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  • Thanks Ulysses G!! It means a lot coming from a great maker (your 3D Printer Fume Purification Enclosure looks tidy and awsome btw). It's also nice to see another close to my age making. It makes me confident in what I do! I did my best to make the design unique and I'm glad you like it! Good luck in the invention challenge and fidget spinner challenge! VOTED!!Creative Day, Daniel Quintana

    Thanks mjfielden!! I also can't wait:)

    Hi JeromeS29,Thanks for the question. If you take a look at step 8, the third picture in the step shows where the OLED goes inside the enclosure (bottom right of the picture). Picture this, if you put Uware, on the right side is where the module goes (where mirror lens and reflective glass goes). This is the side. Where the enclosure becomes thicker, from left to right, is where I placed my OLED. Let me know if you need a picture to clarify.

    No problem! That sounds great, I don't see why not! I'll send a private message with my email in it.

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  • Great job!! I really have to make one. I had no idea about the fuems.:))

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  • Hi NathalieB18, The purpose of the camera is basically to take pictures ( like you would on a smart phone) and it is controlled with the gesture sensor. For example, say I am in time mode and I wan't to go into camera mode. I would gesture up on the sensor which would then bring me into camera mode. Then say if I wanted to take a picture I would gesture forward and Uware would take a picture. As far as attaching the camera to the lens I am guessing you are meaning so you can see what the camera is seeing but more focused?? If so, I am afraid that the camera I am using is fairly primitive and uses a trigger pin to take pictures and videos. I don't think it can give any output to the display/lens view able with Uware. I think this is what you mean? If not, I would be more than happy if y…

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    Hi NathalieB18, The purpose of the camera is basically to take pictures ( like you would on a smart phone) and it is controlled with the gesture sensor. For example, say I am in time mode and I wan't to go into camera mode. I would gesture up on the sensor which would then bring me into camera mode. Then say if I wanted to take a picture I would gesture forward and Uware would take a picture. As far as attaching the camera to the lens I am guessing you are meaning so you can see what the camera is seeing but more focused?? If so, I am afraid that the camera I am using is fairly primitive and uses a trigger pin to take pictures and videos. I don't think it can give any output to the display/lens view able with Uware. I think this is what you mean? If not, I would be more than happy if you could calrify and would reply the best I could. Hope this helps.Fun day, Daniel Quintana

    Thanks shnauz!! I'll do my best:D

    Thanks DejayRezme! The oled screen I am using does not have great resolution, 64*32. However I was kind of thinking along the same lines as you. Maybe not a smart phone but possibly a cheap MP3 player screen (full color) would work. I guess great minds think a like!! Thanks for the reply and input.

    Another question, how did you record a video your glasses when you were at the fuse box? Seems that my camera has a hard to focusing on it. Also when it does every thing behind it is blurry. However, in your video both the display and the fuse box are focused.Thanks!

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