Building OpenCV on Mac OS Sierra

Building OpenCV on Mac OS Sierra

I struggled to build OpenCV on Mac OS Sierra because a package called QTKit has been deprecated since 10.9. Apparently the solution was to use AVFoundation (which I discovered while looking at the OpenCV repo). Here is the solution to building OpenCV without any issues. Building the static libraries
Royal Baking Powder Virtual Reality

Royal Baking Powder Virtual Reality

South Africa’s first Virtual Reality Kitchen where fans got to try out their cooking know-how by virtually whipping up a batch of chocolate brownies with the help of Royal Baking Powder. Once done, Royal fans were surprised with a real, freshly-baked cupcake to enjoy when they took their headsets
Volkswagen festival of motoring interactive wall

Volkswagen festival of motoring interactive wall

The South African festival of motoring took place on the 31 August 2016 to 04 September 2016. I was requested to build an interactive wall for Volkswagen that took consumers through the features of the new 2017 Tiguan. The project was especially fun to develop due to the inclusion of
Oreo Wonder-Selfie

Oreo Wonder-Selfie

The Wonder-Selfie Capsule is a selfie machine that allows customers to take, print and share their very own Oreo-Art-Selfie. How it works: Consumer takes selfie on the Wonder-Selfie touchscreen The Selfie triggers an animation that shows a Wonder-Selfie in the making On a second touchscreen the consumer finds their very
Arduino Starter Series - The Keyboard Instrument

Arduino Starter Series - The Keyboard Instrument

This is a project from my Arduino starter series. This project is from the Arduino Projects book, however I have modified it slightly to take 5 buttons and the resistor setup is slightly different. Project Requirements Arduino Uno/Duemilanove/Diecimila USB cable to program Arduino Breadboard A Buzzer (Small speaker)
Cresta shopping centre festive campaign interactive bike installation

Cresta shopping centre festive campaign interactive bike installation

The Cresta shopping centre festive campaign was intended to engage consumers as if they were attending "Santa's workshop". I was requested to create a "Pedal power" bike installation that allowed consumers to donate money to charity. Consumers would push a start button and be told (via an LCD display) to