How to Make a Raspberry Pi Smart Mirror

September 5, 2016
In this video, we give you some detailed instructions on how to make an easy raspberry pi powered home smart mirror. A smart mirror displays applications so that you can check the weather, local news, etc. while you are getting ready in the morning. It's also modular, so you can easy move it around or hang it on the wall if you like. We've created a basic application that you can run on the smart mirror, but it's totally customizable if you want to write some of your own code. We use a Raspberry Pi 3 in this video, but you can also use an A, B+ or any other Pi. Hacker House is supported by fans on Patreon. Help us make more projects by donating here: http://www.patreon.com/hackerhouse *Note* we no longer sell these parts. In order to download the 3d printable files, visit our website: https://www.hackerhouse.site/parts.html If you don't have a 3d printer, you should be able to print the parts on a local community printer or with an online service like Shapeways. Check our hackaday.io page for downloadable 3d files and a full parts list: https://hackaday.io/project/13466-raspberry-pi-smart-mirror LINKS: Github project: https://github.com/HackerHouseYT/Smart-Mirror To Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEcNXmr7DYq1XxpWHSxaN0w?sub_confirmation=1 MATERIALS: 1 x Low profile monitor (we used an old led display -- something similar to https://www.amazon.com/LG-Electronics-20M37D-B-20-Inch-LED-Lit/dp/B00TCV1GCE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1473294399&sr=8-2&keywords=lg+led+monitor) 12 ft - 1x2 12 ft - 1x3 1 x Wood glue 1 x Low profile HDMI cable (https://www.amazon.com/Cable-Matters-Speed-Degree-Elbow/dp/B00BBF2FR4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473091521&sr=8-1&keywords=low+profile+hdmi) 1 x 18" - 24" Acrylic See-Through Mirror, 1mm (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CZ35XWY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) *NOTE* - The above mirror might be too flexible and cause some distortion if it is not sandwiched properly. You could also use a thicker piece of clear acrylic and apply some one way mirror film: https://www.amazon.com/Mirror-Window-Film-Wide-Roll/dp/B004S7HPJ0/ref=pd_sim_201_4?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=PJC3NH7P1TA4X4Z9PRKT We did not experiment with this, so results may vary. Subscribe to Hacker House: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEcNXmr7DYq1XxpWHSxaN0w?sub_confirmation=1 Follow Hacker House on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hacker_house_/?hl=en MUSIC: DJ Quads - Stop: https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads/lady-vlog-music *Disclaimer* The methods shown in this video should be used as a guide only. HACKER HOUSE ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACCIDENTS OR INCIDENTS ARISING FROM INDIVIDUALS UNDERTAKING ANY OF THE TASKS DESCRIBED. IN PARTICULAR, IF UNSURE YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CONTACT A QUALIFIED TRADESMAN BEFORE PROCEEDING.
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