Jeremy S. Cook
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GoPro Voice Control Panorama Device

A device that rotates a GoPro Hero5, then uses the Hero5's voice-control capabilities to command it to take a picture.

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GoPro Voice Control Panorama Device

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Nano R3
Arduino Nano R3
×1
ISD1820
×1
Servo (generic)
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Zen Toolworks CNC Router

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Camera Rotation

Cut out layers of 1/2" MDF

Code

GoPro voice control

Arduino
Pans servo and takes a picture with voice control board
#include <Servo.h>

Servo myservo;
int pos = 0;

void setup(){
  myservo.attach(5);
  pinMode(3, OUTPUT); //voice trigger
  pinMode(13, OUTPUT); //light trigger
}
void loop(){
  myservo.writeMicroseconds(1478); //rotate continuous rotation servo
  digitalWrite(13, HIGH);
  delay(1000);
  myservo.writeMicroseconds(1448); //stop continuous rotation servo - may need to adjust depending on resistors
  delay(50); //pause before triggering command
  digitalWrite(3, HIGH);
  digitalWrite(13, LOW);
  delay(3000); //keep command pin on until done
  digitalWrite(3, LOW);
  digitalWrite(13, LOW);
  delay(1000); //wait for photo to complete
}

Credits

Jeremy S. Cook

Jeremy S. Cook

12 projects • 9 followers
Engineer, Clemson grad, maker of random contraptions. Write for various publications, including Hackster!
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