Images and Videos

Gallery of the development process

Projection with azimuthal equidistant image of globe Fisheye lens setup for testing wrapping of images Initial hall effect sensor test setup Top view of test setup with coils Design of base with PCB Design of base with PCB Design of base with PCB Top view of setup with new cores Bottom view of PCB setup Testing feedback system Testing lift of permanent ring magnet Breakout test PCB for microcontroller Second PCB setup with hall effect sensors in different orientation Top view of second revision PCB Top view of second revision PCB Weight test with globe on top of floating magnet 3D printed coil caps Electromagnet with 3D printed coil caps on top of it 3D printed coil caps Coil caps placed in the center of bottom ring magnet Mount for projector in virtual globe Mount for projector in virtual globe Mount for projector in virtual globe Testing weight and stability of electromagnet while activating different coils Mapping hall effect sensors to different positions of permanent magnet Mapping hall effect sensors to different positions of permanent magnet First GUI on the 7 inch display Top view of the gesture and voice control module Side view of gesture and voice control module Side view on voice and gesture control module with ports in place Testing force of coils on levitating magnet Setup for testing force on levitating magnet Projected globe with image of Earth on the projector stand Projected globe with image of a face on the projector stand View of the virtual globe sitting on the projector stand Image of projector stand with fisheye lens to warp image around acryclic sphere Projector sitting inside projector stand on the mount Sideview of the projector stand with mount to adjust distance from lens Bottom side of the first PCB board for housing electromagnets, H-Bridges, and PIC24 Top side of first PCB board for housing electromagnets, H-Bridges, and PIC24 Initial test setup for mapping hall effect sensors to voltages and testing stability of magnet over magnetic coils Acrylic sphere used to test projection of images for images Image of globe projected into sphere using fisheye lens from the bottom Testing software logic with second revision of top PCB which contains LEDs Motor with battery pack to be placed within the globe Motor attached to magnet along with the bracket, the inner rotating mechanism for the physical globe Rotation mechanism inside the base of the globe Mount for projector in virtual globe Mount for projector in virtual globe Mount for projector in virtual globe Inside stand of base for virtual globe Top of stand with fisheye lens and image being projected through it Virtual globe with gesture controller, display, and projected sphere