[Blabber] Engineer for reality quests needed
leee at mit.edu
Tue Nov 17 14:18:16 UTC 2015
Python has the Python Image Library, which you can leverage into
getting color averages of an image. Have some sort of loop that takes
an image from a webcam, color averages it, and then if the color falls
in a range, power on a relay or whatever mechanism that opens your
It shouldn't be too hard, and you yourself should be able to do it in
a day's work if you're starting from no experience whatsoever.
On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 8:28 AM, Nikita Yani <yani at yani.ru> wrote:
> It is a puzzle, when people mix correct color, the door should open.
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 12:58 AM, A Barton <bartona at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If you can control the lighting in the room, and you can control the door,
>> why do you need a color detector?
>> On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 12:33 PM, Nikita Yani <yani at yani.ru> wrote:
>>> Hey, I've wrote about our project earlier, got in touch with couple of
>>> people here, but no luck at the end - people are either busy or not able to
>>> do it.
>>> Guys if you have time and skills, or maybe know somebody who can help us
>>> with production of hardware that will be greatly appreciated.
>>> Person/company doesn't have to be in New York, so if you can recommend me
>>> some people that would be awesome. Or at least direction where to look at.
>>> I have a list of 16 devices that have to be made.
>>> Original message:
>>> Hello, we are launching something very cool in NYC. It is a new level of
>>> entertainment for this city and long story short we need a good engineer,
>>> who can help us with some of the props.
>>> For example, we need light color detector based on Arduino or webcam.
>>> Ambient light in the room has to change to that color (RGB LED).
>>> When correct color is detected the door should open.
>>> We have coders and we have engineers back in Europe, but it is better if
>>> we find somebody local than sending hardware and debug everything remotely.
>>> You can handle only hardware or hardware+software.
>>> Please feel free to contact me yani at yani.nyc
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