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The eye of the Internet makes one aware that Internet not only knows everything, but is also sees everything, courtesy of the many [[Webcams]] at the space.  
 
The eye of the Internet makes one aware that Internet not only knows everything, but is also sees everything, courtesy of the many [[Webcams]] at the space.  
  
The eye communicates with you by changing its color. When nobody is watching, it is green. When somebody (or somethings) requests the webcams public URL, the eye turns to yellow and starts (pulsating / rotating). The more requests , the more red the color is and faster the lights move.  
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The eye communicates with you by changing its color. When nobody is watching, it is green. When someone (or something) starts watching webcam 1, the eye turns to blue, then yellow, orange and red. When more than 5 streams are active, the eye turns white.
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* A gear
 
* A gear
 
* A thin slice from a electromotor stator
 
* A thin slice from a electromotor stator
* A lot of nails large nails  
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* A lot of large nails  
 
* Pieces of rebar  
 
* Pieces of rebar  
 
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* slices of steel plate
  
 
Build process :
 
Build process :
  
 
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Image:EotI 15.jpg| Eye with the rays, mounting bracket, ready to mount the electronics.
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Image:EotI_14.jpg| Getting a sense of how the color works with the steel, testing the led cables.
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Image:EotI_13.jpg| Breadboard of the working prototype. We later connected all the leds behind single resistors per color channel.
 
Image:EotI_11.jpg| Cleaned, and mounted in a triangle. Triangle cost a surprising amount of effort, especially starting from bent junk rebar.  
 
Image:EotI_11.jpg| Cleaned, and mounted in a triangle. Triangle cost a surprising amount of effort, especially starting from bent junk rebar.  
 
Image:EotI_09.jpg| The uncleaned result.
 
Image:EotI_09.jpg| The uncleaned result.
 
Image:EotI_08.jpg| The welding process.
 
Image:EotI_08.jpg| The welding process.
Image:EotI_07.jpg| Te final study before welding.
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Image:EotI_07.jpg| The final study before welding.
 
Image:EotI_06.jpg| The back of the iris. I should have grinded the zinc coating first. It became really messy and required a lot of electrodes.
 
Image:EotI_06.jpg| The back of the iris. I should have grinded the zinc coating first. It became really messy and required a lot of electrodes.
 
Image:EotI_05.jpg| The completed iris.
 
Image:EotI_05.jpg| The completed iris.
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*  12.50 Euro - [http://www.ebay.com/itm/271016864597?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 Arduino nano V3 clone]
 
*  12.50 Euro - [http://www.ebay.com/itm/271016864597?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 Arduino nano V3 clone]
 
* 4 Euro - [http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-ENC28J60-Ethernet-LAN-Network-Module-Schematic-For-Arduino-51-AVR-LPC-STM32-/350499598396?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item519b67703c ENC28J60 Ethernet LAN Network Module]
 
* 4 Euro - [http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-ENC28J60-Ethernet-LAN-Network-Module-Schematic-For-Arduino-51-AVR-LPC-STM32-/350499598396?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item519b67703c ENC28J60 Ethernet LAN Network Module]
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* A cheap ethernet switch
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* A IP webcam
 
* 14 eur for 100 pcs.  [http://www.ebay.com/itm/100-pcs-5mm-RGB-LED-4000mcd-Common-Anode-Free-R-/230683920632?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35b5d548f8 RGB leds]
 
* 14 eur for 100 pcs.  [http://www.ebay.com/itm/100-pcs-5mm-RGB-LED-4000mcd-Common-Anode-Free-R-/230683920632?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35b5d548f8 RGB leds]
 
* 2.60 - 100x160m pcb,  0.5 mm
 
* 2.60 - 100x160m pcb,  0.5 mm
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* ?? - [http://www.ebay.com/itm/261033609332?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649 ULN2003A 2003 Array-7 NPN Darlingtons TI DIP-16]
  
* en een ULN2803 heeft acht kanalen,( max 12 ledjes er aanhangen ?)
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Setting it all up :
* de 7 kanaals variant  is 1/3de van de prijs
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* Wiring the module to the board and some example code is [http://winkleink.blogspot.nl/2012/01/arduino-enc28j60-ethernet-module-part-2.html here]
 
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* Current wiring :
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** VCC - 3.3V
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** GND - GND
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** SCK - Pin 13
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** SO - Pin 12
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** SI - Pin 11
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** CS - Pin 8
  
 
== Software ==
 
== Software ==
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* Eye IP : 10.42.43.238
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=== Server side ===
 
* een trigger krijgen per request (1 per stream-begin) van de server,  de streams hebben een TTL, dus dat is ook voldoende qua quesstimate. De rate, per seconden via een colormap.
 
* een trigger krijgen per request (1 per stream-begin) van de server,  de streams hebben een TTL, dus dat is ook voldoende qua quesstimate. De rate, per seconden via een colormap.
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=== Eye side ===
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* [http://www.arduinoisms.com/2009/02/rgb-full-cycle.html example arduino rgb cycle code]
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* We will use the EtherCard library  [http://jeelabs.net/projects/11/wiki/EtherCard here]
  
 
== Cool ideas ==
 
== Cool ideas ==

Revision as of 23:54, 23 November 2012

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Project The eye of the Internet
Status In progress
Contact User:Gori
Last Update 2012-11-23


The eye of the Internet makes one aware that Internet not only knows everything, but is also sees everything, courtesy of the many Webcams at the space.

The eye communicates with you by changing its color. When nobody is watching, it is green. When someone (or something) starts watching webcam 1, the eye turns to blue, then yellow, orange and red. When more than 5 streams are active, the eye turns white.


Steel structure

Components so far :

  • A gear
  • A thin slice from a electromotor stator
  • A lot of large nails
  • Pieces of rebar
  • slices of steel plate

Build process :

Electronics hardware

Setting it all up :

  • Wiring the module to the board and some example code is here
  • Current wiring :
    • VCC - 3.3V
    • GND - GND
    • SCK - Pin 13
    • SO - Pin 12
    • SI - Pin 11
    • CS - Pin 8

Software

  • Eye IP : 10.42.43.238

Server side

  • een trigger krijgen per request (1 per stream-begin) van de server, de streams hebben een TTL, dus dat is ook voldoende qua quesstimate. De rate, per seconden via een colormap.

Eye side

Cool ideas

  • als je het helemaal fancy wil laat je eventueel wat geluiden via het space sound systeem lopen. Note that SSS start versterkers on demand op, en dat duurt even.
  • SSS opstarten bij inbraak zou wel een mooie functie zijn: EXTERMINATE! samples door de space laten schallen
  • een (gemotoriseerd) ooglid voor privacy control.
  • een kwadrant/slice van t oog kan verlichten, gebaseerd op richting van de obstakel/ persoon die dichtbij staat.
  • de volgende versie heeft oogleden/wimpers van gasvlammen. / Teslaspoelen die vlambogen produceren!