It's a kind of magic....

Discussion in 'DIY Lounge' started by Andrew Pratt, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. Andrew Pratt

    Andrew Pratt Well-Known Member Top Poster

    I am going to build a "magic mirror" following the various projects that have been built using a Raspberry Pi and a 2 way mirror. The projects are well documented and there's a whole forum dedicated to them so support shouldn't be an issue.

    6 Best Raspberry Pi Smart Mirror Projects We've Seen So Far

    I'll keep this thread updated as I make progress but step 1 was ordering the parts which should start to arrive next week while I'm away in San Diego.
  2. CJ

    CJ Bronze Member Admin War Zone Member

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    Sounds awesome! Document as you go. I'd love to see this.

    What does it consist of? Two way mirror/frame, computer monitor, Raspberry Pi, wireless input devices?
  3. Phil Rose

    Phil Rose Member

    Interesting! What are your design goals? I'm not sure watching videos on a mirror would be at the top of my list even though it looks possible.

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  4. Carl V

    Carl V Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    looked over the link and some others
    yeah, not something I can see being
    useful in my home

    have fun
  5. Andrew Pratt

    Andrew Pratt Well-Known Member Top Poster

    Yes its simply a computer monitor behind a 2 way mirror that is run off a Raspberry Pi. This isn't so much as a need but a fun project.

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