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Raspberry Pi Glass | Wearable Computer

by DomesticHacks, published

Raspberry Pi Glass | Wearable Computer by DomesticHacks Aug 7, 2013

Description

This is a project I build for the first Maker Faire in Germany (in Hannover):

The Raspberry Pi Glass (or wearable Raspberry Pi)

Most of the project is printable with a 3D printer, I used gold colored PLA to get a retro futuristic look.

In addition to the printable parts you will need:

- A Raspberry Pi ;-)
- SainSmart 1.8 ST7735R TFT LCD Module: bit.ly/sainsmartdisplay
- The kernel module for this display: whence.com/rpi/
- 2 small plastic or glass lenses
- Small Bluetooth keyboard: ebay.de/itm/111079678580
- Bluetooth dongle: ebay.de/itm/290762845726
- USB Powerbank: bit.ly/powergenusb
- ~40 brass screws M3x20 (some has to be shortened)
- 1 brass screw M3x30
- 2 brass screws M4x20
- ~50 brass nuts M3
- 4 brass nuts M4
- 2 self tapping screws (must fit through the holes of the Raspberry Pi)
- Artificial or real leather
- A cheap wristwatch
- Acrylic glass (fluorescent for a nicer look)
- 2 5mm UV LEDs and two matching resistors
- A small switch

You will also need some small parts like rivets, cables, USB plugs etc.

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About what size of lenses would be needed?

nice work!

Wrote an article about this http://3dprintingindustry.com/... ! Keep doing awesome work!

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I made a video about how it works in detail (in German language only, sorry):
youtube.com/watch?v=WTB9G9G9lP0

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ashapiro350 on Dec 6, 2013 said:

About what size of lenses would be needed?

The3D on Nov 23, 2013 said:

nice work!

VirgilVox on Aug 8, 2013 said:

Wrote an article about this http://3dprintingindustry.com/... ! Keep doing awesome work!

cyclone on Aug 8, 2013 said:

Best use of Gold PLA ever. Nicely done.

DomesticHacks on Aug 7, 2013 said:

Thanks

Tecdiver on Aug 7, 2013 said:

Whooooo ik love this whould love to make one but looks very difficult to make. (i mean whit the raspberry)

talpa on Aug 7, 2013 said:

Very beautiful build indeed!

Rolling up the display cable and putting it inside a sleeve as well and perhaps reprinting the clip in gold is the only very small things I could think of.

But other than that a very skilful and stylish build.

DomesticHacks on Aug 7, 2013 said:

The time I printed the clip, there wasn't any gold colored PLA left. I used a whole 0,75kg spool of PLA for this build (and the prototyping phase).

maxumx on Aug 7, 2013 said:

SO BUILDING ONE OF THESE. NICE WORK!

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