• Yellowstone 2017 - Duration: 2 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    My cheesy vacation video from my recent trip to Yellowstone National Park. Photographs just couldn’t capture the sound and movement of many of the park’s most famous features.
  • Halloween 2017: Crate Beast / Monster in a Box - Duration: 3 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    This is my crate beast / monster in a box for Halloween 2017. This pneumatic prop is controlled by a low-cost PLC, uses an off-the-shelf board for sound effects, and uses a home-brewed controller t...
  • Halloween 2017: Zombie Containment Unit - Duration: 7 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    This is my Zombie Containment Unit prop for Halloween 2017. It’s built around two zombie videos from Hi-Rez Designs. After a brief introduction, I run the prop then go into some details on its cons...
  • Riding Wathen Trail - Duration: 36 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Me riding the rocky bits on Wathen on May 30, 2016. Had to do something with the GoPro and Final Cut.
  • Quick video of my five-axis robot arm moving all axes simultaneously in a brief sequence of moves.

    Homebrew Five Axis Robot Arm — First Coordinated Moves - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    Here’s a quick video of my five-axis robot arm performing it’s first simultaneous multiple-axis moves.

    The robot is driven by a small Xilinx Artix 7 FPGA. Inside the FPGA is a Microblaze MCS micro...
  • Face Tracking Giant Robotic Googly Eyes - Duration: 39 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    These giant robotic googly eyes follow people as they move across the room! A Python script running on a Linux box uses OpenCV to detect faces then sends the position of the largest face in view to...
  • Lory State Park Horse Jumps - Duration: 94 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Over the weekend James Atkinson and a group of fearless, hard-working volunteers placed another eight horse jumps in the field. Afterwards, Dan grabbed his horse and tried out a few of the jumps.
  • Diet Coke Can Explodes in Back of My Jeep Wrangler - Duration: 16 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    These cans had been rolling around in the back of the Jeep for a few days. Parked in the hot sun and found an empty can that night. Here's what happened.
  • This video is a brief demonstration and explanation of my 96x64 RGB LED matrix built from six smaller 32x32 RGB LED panels.

    BeagleBone + Logibone FPGA Drive 96x64 RGB LED Matrix - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    I expanded the RGB LED matrix project from a single 32x32 panel to six panels to form a 24" by 16" matrix of 96 by 64 LEDs. That's 6,144 RGB LEDs or 18,432 individual LED chips. The entire matrix h...
  • WiFi Retro Analog Meters Art Project - Duration: 73 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    The WiFi panel meters project is finished! The meters sit on my WiFi network and the levels displayed on them can be updated by any other machine on my home network.

    In this video, I'm using a box...
  • BeagleBone + LogiBone FPGA Drive SparkFun 32x32 RGB LED Panel - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    The SparkFun product description says these panels are best driven by FPGAs and high-speed processors. What better way to test that claim than to drive one using the new ValentF(X) LogiBone Spartan...
  • BeagleBone + LogiBone FPGA Board Drive 12 x 12 LED Matrix - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    This video shows a redo of an earlier project from my video "12 x 12 LED Matrix Driven by MacBook and FPGA." In the first version of this project I used a MacBook and an Altera FPGA to drive a 12 x...
  • WiFi Retro Analog Panel Meters Art Project Progress - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Just a quick video showcasing the progress on the WiFi-controlled, retro-styled analog panel meters art project I've been working on since my last video. The front panel and chassis handles arrived...
  • WiFi Controlled Retro Analog Panel Meters (Proof of Concept) - Duration: 38 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Just a quick video demonstrating wireless control of some retro-styled analog panel meters over my WiFi network. The wireless link is implemented using a Roving Networks WiFi module. The meters are...
  • Build a Fifteen Buck Bike Rack - Duration: 2 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    I got tired of leaning my bikes against the fence and having them flop over while washing them so I built a small wood bike rack out of 2x4s and 2x6s to hold them upright. I decided it was time to ...
  • Android-Controlled RGB LED Floorboard Lighting for my Jeep - Duration: 5 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    I installed some color-changing RGB LED floorboard lighting in my 2008 Jeep JK Rubicon. Rather than use the stock kit from the manufacturer, I bought some cheap RGB LED tubes from a local home supp...
  • Christmas Lights 2012 - Duration: 2 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    This is my Christmas light display for 2012.

    It consists of the following:

    622 GE Color Effects RGB LED nodes.
    2 rope light palm trees.
    1 lighted dinosaur sculpture..
    1 lighted penguin sculpture...
  • Trailview Panoramic 360° Viewer - Duration: 7 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    For best results, set quality to 1080p and view this video full screen.

    In my previous video "360 Panorama Camera Built with GoPro Hero 2 Cameras," I described the hardware to build a 360 panorama...
  • Ford F150 Raptor on the Waterfall on Poison Spider - Duration: 37 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Jason tackles the Waterfall on the Poison Spider trail near Moab, Utah, in his F150 SVT Raptor supercab.
  • Rodney and Valerie on Poison Spider - Duration: 64 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Rodney and Valerie tackle a section of the Poison Spider trail near Moab, Utah, in their 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.
  • 360 Panorama Camera Built with GoPro Hero 2 Cameras - Duration: 6 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    I built a 360° panoramic camera using four GoPro Hero 2 cameras, a custom controller card connected to the GoPro's backpack connectors, and a custom made aluminum enclosure. The camera is controlle...
  • The Singletrack Factory Builds a Custom Yeti SB66 Carbon - Duration: 60 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    A time lapse video of the guys at the Singletrack Factory in downtown Denver, Colorado, building my custom Yeti SB66 Carbon. Mo took less than 90 minutes to build the bike. This video shows the bui...
  • Remote Control of up to Four GoPro Hero2 Cameras using a PIC and a PC - Duration: 2 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    After completing my experiments using the board in the previous video, it was time to construct and upgrade to a board that could control four cameras at once. Here it is. And it works. I only have...
  • Remote Control of a GoPro Hero2 Camera using a Microchip PIC and my PC - Duration: 5 minutes, 2 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    I built a small board to allow me to put my GoPro Hero 2 camera into 3D slave mode and control the camera using commands sent from my PC or Mac. This board controls a single camera. The eventual go...
  • 12 x 12 LED Matrix Driven by MacBook and FPGA - Duration: 93 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    This is a follow up to my previous video entitled "GE Color Effects Hacking using a MacBook Pro and FPGA." I am now driving four strings of 36 GE Color Effects LEDs arranged in a 12 x 12 matrix usi...
  • GE Color Effects Hacking using a MacBook Pro and FPGA - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    This video shows the hardware, FPGA, and software I built to control from one to ten strands of GE Color Effects Christmas lights using my MacBook Pro. The hardware consists of an off-the-shelf FPG...
  • More GE Color Effects - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    Added a 10-foot tall tree made out of three 35-count strands of GE Color Effects lights. Next year, moving to a wire frame instead of a 1x2 frame for the tree. Also I built an FPGA capable of contr...
  • Christmas Lights 2011 - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    I spent too much on Christmas lights last year and this year. Next year, I'm building boards to synchronize them all together. A total of nine sets of GE Color Effects lights.
  • Winter Park Boulevard Trail Jump - Duration: 6 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Me riding my 2009 Intense M6 on the Boulevard Trail at Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, Colorado.
  • Lake Pueblo Log Drop Trail - Duration: 17 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Me riding my 2007 Rocky Mountain Slayer on the Log Drop Trail at Lake Pueblo State Park in Colorado over the Labor Day weekend.
  • DSLR Controller for Gigapan Robot - Duration: 111 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    This is a small board I built to control the meter, mirror lock up, and shutter controls on a Nikon D200 DSLR. At some point, I plan on trying to use my D200 with the gigapan robot and this board w...
  • My Jeep on the Seven Mile Rim Trail near Moab - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    This is a video a friend took of me in my 2008 JK Rubicon on the Seven Mile Rim trail near Moab, UT.
  • Dual-Axis Inclinometer for my Jeep - Duration: 58 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    I built a dual-axis inclinometer based on an Analog Device MEMS accelerometer. I intend to install the inclinometer in my Jeep so I can measure the pitch and roll of the Jeep as I cover various obs...
  • Stay the Trail Colorado Freedom PSA - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    A promotional video for the Stay the Trail Colorado campaign.
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