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A project log for Customizable Baby Soother

Record soothing movements with accelerometer, "play" them back using a vibration motor. Bolt to seat containing a baby, go drink a beer.

alex-richAlex Rich 03/08/2015 at 17:020 Comments

The motor I chose has a hefty weight and can only change speed so fast, especially because it has a large off-center mass attached to it creating quite a bit of rotational inertia. It obviously will never reproduce the exact motion you "record" but it does at least output a random pattern of buzzing, which in itself is cool.

Some ideas for improvements: