Two of our interns in the DPI Community Evangelism group, Isabel Zhang and Milly Xun, have created an interesting IoT/Robotics project over the past two months.
The project features a robot arm with a mounted webcam that detects and tracks objects, while moving the arm to keep the object centered in frame. The robot arm can also snap your picture when you smile, uploading the image to Amazon Rekognition (a deep learning image processing service) for image processing. It is able to pull out information about the person's gender, location, and many other useful tidbits. All local processing is done on an Intel i7 NUC.
This project integrates a whole host of technologies into a framework that can be used for any number of applications.
For more such intel IoT resources and tools from Intel, please visit the Intel® Developer Zone