• Yeah!… Cats kinda move around too. • Throw Fido a ball, or scare your Cat! ;P • You just want to stalk your pets • Want to keep an eye on the kids • Want to see if some delivery arrived Where Is My Pet and What is He/She Doing?
• Write down a list of desirable features • Research about the technologies such as APIs, protocols, etc. you’ll need to achieve the desired features • Write down a list of parts and materials • Research about the parts and materials before purchasing them; pros/cons matter
• Be mindful about power requirements • Run and analyze google sample code (GitHub) • Ask questions (forums, Stack Overflow… the Interwebz) • Watch how it done (YouTube) • Try not to burn your fingers when soldering the headers (Ouch, it hurts!)
Face Recognition (TF) • Real Time Image Classification (TF) • Movement Detection • “Smart” Push Notifications (Firebase) • Pan/Tilt Bracket controlled with right joystick on the 8Bitdo NES 30 Pro controller • Voice Control • Autonomous Patrolling • Find Your Pet