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Gesture Controlled Smart Home

It is already possible to easily control devices in your house using an app on your phone, but what if you could turn on the lights or open the blinds with a simple movement of your hands? This is exactly what Joaquim has done using an MYO gesture control armband.

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Joaquim has explained his project in great detail, but the results certainly have to been seen to be believed. To find out more check out the following link.

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