Project Idea

Last semester at Physical Computing class I created and designed a project that explores conductive ink. The project was some kind of a musical player that the "buttons" were made from conductive ink drawing:

In one of the versions I explored capacitive sensors. Capacitive sensors are sensors that work from a short distance with the user's hands.

This semester in project development I want to continue to explore the ink and applying it to create sensors. When I searched for different projects that were created with the ink, I mostly found it to be used to light LEDS or as musical instruments.

What I didn't really find is a usage of the ink with motors. I want to create some kind of a figure or a robot that has hinges that will move in harmony with the human in front of it. In every hinge there will be a sensor that will affect and move that part.

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