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The latest in project #innovation - the #riBuild #IoT wall! 😍
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Tasks: put #googlevoice #aiy kit together / sorting out the #internetofthings wall! / sketching designs for the life-size ribotSign
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Learnings: #pegboards & bucket walls are amazing! / SD cards on the #raspberrypi seem to be very unstable. We've had some corruptions, file systems turning to read only state / #googlecloud console has soooo many options! But thanks to the MagPi tutorial that ships with the updated AIY kit, it's a breeze 😊
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The latest in project #innovation - the #riBuild #IoT wall! 😍 . Tasks: put #googlevoice #aiy kit together / sorting out the #internetofthings wall! / sketching designs for the life-size ribotSign . Learnings: #pegboards & bucket walls are amazing! / SD cards on the #raspberrypi seem to be very unstable. We've had some corruptions, file systems turning to read only state / #googlecloud console has soooo many options! But thanks to the MagPi tutorial that ships with the updated AIY kit, it's a breeze 😊

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Another week of #innovation & we have: The new ribotSign #prototype in action!
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Tasks: research #laseretched projects to see how others have constructed their signs / arrange session to cut acrylic at @eaglelabs / test out laser etched prototype with lights
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Learnings: laser cutting and etching is all about gaining experience with the materials & working out the right burn rates (power, speed, number of passes) to ensure you get the right kind of cut without making things burn or melt! / laser etching works based on lines per inch - the higher the number of lines the better the quality, but the slower the process. The sample ribot sign took ~8 mins to etch and cut / most maker spaces don’t have a laser cutter that can cut acrylic larger than 90cm...discovered @cut_laser_cut who can cut super large pieces of acrylic!
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Another week of #innovation & we have: The new ribotSign #prototype in action! . Tasks: research #laseretched projects to see how others have constructed their signs / arrange session to cut acrylic at @eaglelabs / test out laser etched prototype with lights . Learnings: laser cutting and etching is all about gaining experience with the materials & working out the right burn rates (power, speed, number of passes) to ensure you get the right kind of cut without making things burn or melt! / laser etching works based on lines per inch - the higher the number of lines the better the quality, but the slower the process. The sample ribot sign took ~8 mins to etch and cut / most maker spaces don’t have a laser cutter that can cut acrylic larger than 90cm...discovered @cut_laser_cut who can cut super large pieces of acrylic!

More tinkering joys with the #aiy #voicekit feat. #raspberrypi πŸ™Œ
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More tinkering joys with the #aiy #voicekit feat. #raspberrypi πŸ™Œ

The ribotRainbow! New #businesscards thanks to @moo 😊#rainbow #ourteamrocks
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The ribotRainbow! New #businesscards thanks to @moo 😊#rainbow #ourteamrocks

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Every day during our #innovation #riBuild @ribotmaximus is keeping a log of Tasks & Learnings. Current project: new ribotSign! πŸ’‘
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Tasks: build A4 proto out of card & LED / sketch out design for A4 ribotSign LED prototype / setup prototype to iterate through a number of colour modes & styles 🌟
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Learnings: would be nice to see the ribot sign from within the studio as well as outside - could experiment with a backing piece of acrylic that is frosted and not 100% opaque / if you set the brightness to less than 100 (on a scale of 0 to 255), you start to get unwanted spikes of light / struggled getting LEDs to light from our perma-proto hat raspberry pi 3 setup; the issue may have been a loose ground on the power connector for the 10 Amp power supply.
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Every day we learn, innovate & accomplish! πŸ˜„
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Every day during our #innovation #riBuild @ribotmaximus is keeping a log of Tasks & Learnings. Current project: new ribotSign! πŸ’‘ . Tasks: build A4 proto out of card & LED / sketch out design for A4 ribotSign LED prototype / setup prototype to iterate through a number of colour modes & styles 🌟 . Learnings: would be nice to see the ribot sign from within the studio as well as outside - could experiment with a backing piece of acrylic that is frosted and not 100% opaque / if you set the brightness to less than 100 (on a scale of 0 to 255), you start to get unwanted spikes of light / struggled getting LEDs to light from our perma-proto hat raspberry pi 3 setup; the issue may have been a loose ground on the power connector for the 10 Amp power supply. . Every day we learn, innovate & accomplish! πŸ˜„

Playing with #rainbow #stripled 🌈
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Playing with #rainbow #stripled 🌈

#riBuild has begun! Couldn't even fit it all in the viewfinder 😜many more #prototyping & #innovation delights to follow...
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#riBuild has begun! Couldn't even fit it all in the viewfinder 😜many more #prototyping & #innovation delights to follow...

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#HappyHalloween from the ribots! πŸŽƒ
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#HappyHalloween from the ribots! πŸŽƒ

The ribot front door today...#beware #zombies #quarantine #zombieoutbreak #halloweendecor
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The ribot front door today...#beware #zombies #quarantine #zombieoutbreak #halloweendecor

Innovation time with @ribotmaximus
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Innovation time with @ribotmaximus

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Studio getting spooky for Halloween...
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Studio getting spooky for Halloween...

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