Walking around campus, we saw many misuses of trash cans which were obvious environmentally damaging.
What it does
Creates an integrated network of smart trash cans that show trash levels and prevent improper trash disposal.
How we built it
ESP32 microcontroller that collects data from a distance sensor and load cells; displays data using OLED panel; integrated network powered by a web-app.
Challenges we ran into
Connecting hardware with software.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Fully functional prototype, complete with school spirit.
What we learned
We learned how to integrate multiple sensors and inputs in a single micro-controller based device.
What's next for Bruin Bins
Further integration and expansion of hardware and software systems to be more robust and user-friendly.