Friday, December 30, 2016

Hack Your Teddy Ruxpin with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Alexa #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

from Hack Your Teddy Ruxpin with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Alexa #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
by Zay

via Arduino Blog

If you had a Teddy Ruxpin in the ’80s and ’90s, you probably remember inserting special tapes and hearing him read stories to you. Whether you loved or hated the little bear, it was hard to forget his weirdly moving mouth and eyes. Today though, with small and cheap development boards readily available, this mechanical system is just begging for a retrofit.

In this project, hacker “Tinkernut” employed an Arduino to sense the intensity of a sound input, and in turn used it to allow Ruxpin to lip sync to any audio source. This could be a song, story, or even output from a virtual assistant.

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