You know those games where you move a ball through a maze? What if we made it even harder?
What it does
By using a Leap Motion, simply rotating your hand rotates a maze. You can move a ball through a maze even if you're a thousand miles away!
How we built it
We 3d printed the maze and other parts that control rotation. A Raspberry Pi controls 2 servo motors. The 2 servos control the pitch and roll of the maze.
Challenges we ran into
We had never used python nor servo motors before this project, so that was interesting.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Actually finishing something for once.
What we learned
Robots are super cool! Also super hard.
What's next for MazeMotion
We could make larger and more interesting mazes, by adding holes or moving obstacles. This would probably require a better system to control the orientation than 2 servos connected to each other. We could add 2 or more balls, or a multilayer maze.