HOW TO TURN YOUR OLD SMARTPHONE INTO A SMART MIRROR


Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a two-way mirror, and only the text will shine through. Download her open-source program to make your own smart mirror, or modify it to do more—Mittelstaedt’s can analyze her face to detect her mood.

Materials

  • Android smartphone or tablet
  • Acrylic two-way mirror
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Black construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Double-sided adhesive strips
  • Drill
  • Hooks or nails

Instructions

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