Interactive Smart Mirror

Contributors: Shawn Hymel
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In a recent episode of The Fellowship of the Things, we constructed a smart mirror that displays weather data discreetly in the lower right corner. The idea is that while you performed morning tasks like brushing your teeth, putting on makeup, shaving, etc., you could glance at the weather for the day.

Interactive smart mirror with the Edison

While the idea of sticking an LCD behind a one-way mirror is nothing new, we wanted to make ours more interactive. This version of the smart mirror uses an APDS-9960 Gesture Sensor so you can simply wave your hand to change the display.

Required Materials

For this build, you will need some electronics:

Additionally, you will need the following:

Suggested Reading

Before getting started, you may find some of the tutorials below helpful.