Build your own interactive memorabilia desktop with an Arduino


Today I want to talk to you precisely about the attractive and interesting piece of furniture that you can see in the photo located just above these same lines or in the video that I have left you at the beginning of the extended post. A desk very commonly used to store cards, especially you will remember it from being present in many libraries, that a user has decided to turn into a interactive furniture very interesting.

The idea has been David Levin, a person who throughout his life has been lucky enough to travel around the world due to different reasons, both personal and professional. Thanks to all these trips, this person has been able to collect at home a large number of objects, memories and especially videos and audios of all those places that, in one way or another, he has visited after many years and thousands of kilometers.

David Levin shows us how to create a fully interactive piece of furniture

Due to this it is not surprising that David Levin has decided to create a piece of furniture that will serve to remember all his experiences and, without a doubt, this peculiar library furniture has served to carry out this end. The main idea was to remove two metal drawers, one on each side, and cover the gaps with wood, something that in turn serves to locate the speakers as well as the Arduino Pro mini.

For the rest, we find a good number of drawers, all of them equipped with sensors that, when opened, make the Arduino board receive the signal and, depending on the sensor that has been activated, begin to reproduce a certain sound. Without a doubt, as you can see, a simple as well as brilliant idea.

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