Monster Phidget

Edward Tse (2002)
Monster Phidget. CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada, March.

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Abstract

Monster Phidget greets people as they walk by e.g., "hey, how's it going" or "good day sir". If someone stops in front of Monster, he responds with something like "cool, you're hanging out eh?" and then tells jokes (laughs and drum rolls included). When the person leaves, monster says something like "catch ya later". If someone pulls on Monster’s mouth, it responds with a short phrase from the Monsters Inc. movie.At its heart is a simple servo motor connected to the back of a Monsters Inc toy that moves Mike's one eye. A touch sensor connected to foot's bottom determines if someone was pressing Monster or pulling its mouth. A proximity sensor determines how close a person is to Monster.

Bibtex entry

@MISC { 2002-MonsterPhidget-Tse-1.18,
AUTHOR = { Edward Tse },
TITLE = { Monster Phidget },
HOWPUBLISHED = { CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada },
YEAR = { 2002 },
MONTH = { March },
}