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GameAI


AI for learning how to play simple games using Neuro Evolution

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Holograms


A device that is able to project large holograms onto the viewer's eyes

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Homework Bot


A machine that does my homework

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Squishy


A 3D printer that prints in fabric

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PaperThin


Flexible and Foldable displays using projection mapping

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Drishti


Visual-Aural Aid for Visually impaired

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Sandals


A mission to near-space using a Raspberry Pi

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Amateur Rocketry


An attempt to hit the skies using PVC Rockets

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LiteDub


Live Synced Subtitles in the movie hall

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Guitar Pickup


Homemade electric guitar!

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ShockedUp


Interactive device for realtime electrical simulations

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Yoda


AI friendly robot, that maps and navigates its environment

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Groove


Artificially Intelligent DJ that manages and mixes

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Jarvis


AI Assistant that does whatever you say

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Blink!


App that forces user to blink using eye tracking

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Captcha Breaker


An attempt to break login captcha

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Squishy


Though I was invited to the recent Media Lab Workshop as a Design Innovation Fellow, I also wanted to work on a project.

Knowing that Nitesh had got his home-made RepRap printer, we joined hands with Kaustubh to hack together this printer in the last 3 days. We came up with the idea to build a 3D printer that is able to print using cotton yarn or conductive thread, felting it layer by layer to stitch together a soft 3D printout.

Imagine being able to download and print a shirt.

I spent two sleepless nights coding a custom slicer (that would take an object and convert it into gcode to drive the steppers) and designing the CAD parts such as the felting extruder, the rack & pinion mechanism and the thread mixing chamber. (while sitting outside on a floor, because the WiFi signal wasn't strong enough!).

Since we had broken apart our printer, we didn't have a 3D printer. We had to run around the city to find one to print our parts.

Also, our project mentor featured this at his TEDx Talk!

At: MIT Media Lab: Design Innovation Workshop (5th)
Team: Shreyas Kapur, Nitesh Kadyan, Kaustubh Shivdikar
Mentors: Kshitij Marwah, Mili John Tharakan, Tushar Saigal