No description, website, or topics provided.
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Clone or download
Pull request Compare This branch is even with TiagoJustino:master.
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Permalink
Failed to load latest commit information.
3d_models
paper
photon
photos
proposal
web_ui
Makefile
README.md

README.md

Ritchie the DeskBuddy

by Tiago Justino and Dhananjai Hariharan.

Ritchie The DeskBuddy is a 3D printed robotic tiger that works as an ambient device for reminding and notifying users about events relevant to their life. In this project, we attempt a different approach to combine digital information into a physical object, by representing event information from Google Calendar through this robot. Ritchie is a tiger sitting on a car which plays a melody while waving the arms, blinking the eyes and moving around. Through the use of such an ambient device, we seek to be able to drive user reaction and to also form an emotional bond with the user. We also aim that such a device can be used to imbibe new habits in users.

Ritchie

Here's a short video demonstrating Ritchie in action! [Ritchie on YouTube] (https://youtu.be/oZcq6YSlPy8)

For more details on this project, take a look at this paper: Project Paper