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For the researchers of AMMACHI Labs and CWEGE to be exposed to the high caliber of research and work that Leon Fedotov has done, and to gain insights into the research process through his experiences. Additionally, any potential collaboration that comes out of these interactions is welcomed.
Participants: AL & CWEGE Research Staff & Scholars
Leon Fedotov is a freelance programmer, Tel Aviv
Leon Fedotov started talking about VR headset project like he builds a contraption which streams to webcams into your eyes through the VR headset and in this way you get a third person experience walking around the environment. Its two webcams they are connected to a piece of wood which later connects to a broomstick and the broomstick is back to the back and some straps hold it to his shoulder He is really interested in complex systems and how things work and manage to avoid the bad things in reality and still survive for example society becomes a disabled thing that he would like to abandon and would able to know to maintain build his own things like clothes which brings me to the knitting machine which has been working own and wanted to show you and that is the thing of the talk of kind of the point of this lecture.
I saw a knitting machine one day when I was browsing the internet and that is available to download on thingiverse website it’s like a social network of people that have 3d printed designs and they share them. A guy named Steve, he reproduced an old school like 100 from the 1800s stock meeting machine and he published all the plans and all the detailed parts and explanation how to build it and also videos where he shows the machine and explains how it work. A company that did something called open need and they created a company which is first for the to open it is this project that published how to build a needing machine from Arduino with an Arduino and a 3d printer and it’s not descriptive but they basically rebuilt an old meeting machine and published it. In an open source, there is a guy who did it went on and started the company to make meeting machines in china. He explained about an open knit machine that he worked and showed the mechanism of the machine through some videos like wire bending, 3d printing. The mechanism was really complex and kind of interesting to understand and I started by printing a cylinder that has less needles and then went on to once it worked and then to the bigger cylinder and each cylinder takes like 12 hours to print. I used octoprint for printing it and it’s a raspberry pi that’s connected directly to the 3d printer and it manages the print for me and it highly increases my quality of life because also it can open a webcam stream from another room and not necessarily have to be next to the printer where when you breathe you change the atmosphere and the printer is moistening and is in noise isn’t rash regular, so you can’t really concentrate it away but it’s a long process but eventually it gets there in principle things. There is a space of creating companies and creating change in the world like academic people write papers and business people will create companies like the consumers will basically imprint the business people change on the world. Bhavani chechi had a discussion with Leon about the VR headset project, about its working, feasibility and all. One of the participant said that the alternation that Leon is just using the VR headsets, not a VR headset it’s just screens that can show whatever you want in front of your eyes rather than using the virtual world that is displayed inside you can display anything you want.
Attendance /No. of participants: 32
List of the participants
Sachith K P
Sophia von Lieres
Source of Funding: Organized by AL & CWEGE Flyer