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Matt Broach made this box, which contains a Pi, to propose to his girlfriend Jackie. She’s now his fiancée. The box does something at the end of this video that made my heart go boom-biddy-boom
Michael Teeuw was out shopping with his girlfriend, when he noticed a display mirror with illuminated lighting. Being one of those people whose minds tends to wander in the frocks department, he decided he’d go home and make a better one
Student-built R2-D2 is controlled by a Raspberry Pi Stuff Middle East Computer science PhD student Lingxiang Xiang has comprehensively one-upped all would-be wooers with his girlfriend's birthday prezzie – a working R2-D2 controlled by a Raspberry Pi . Xiang packed the tech into a toy replica of the astromech droid, …
Star Wars fan uses Raspberry Pi to build working R2-D2 (video) Pocket-lint.com As a birthday present for his girlfriend, Chinese Star Wars fan greensheller built a working R2-D2 robot using just an old, broken interactive toy version of the movie droid, a Raspberry Pi running Raspian software, and some bits and bobs he bought online. Open Source Computing Brings Everybody's Favorite Droid To Life WebProNews Hacked R2-D2 Toy Now Almost Rivals Skywalker's On-Screen Companion Gizmodo all 3 news articles
Sadly, I don’t have any more information on this project besides what you can see in the video. Which is a grave shame, ‘cos it’s brilliant. Greensheller, who is somewhere in China, has made his girlfriend an interactive, multilingual, face-recognising R2D2 for her birthday, using a Pi and some other off-the-shelf electronics