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Ian London

Data scientist at Metis, NYC.

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Plot-Bot is a robot that draws SVG files onto a whiteboard. It can draw on anything you can mount flat on a wall: plywood or poster paper work too. It is controlled in the browser and uses Node.js with johnny-five to control 2 stepper motors via an Arduino.

Video of plot-bot in action on YouTube:

Video of plot-bot in action

Drawing on a whiteboard: smiley face drawing

What it looks like in a browser: in-browser smiley drawing

For more info and to see the code, go to the project GitHub page.