- An intelligent man with the handle @MyGuyyy_ created a smart mirror and the applause it received was massive on Twitter
- The developer, however, told tweeps that he is not done building the gadget, asking someone with HMTL knowledge to help out
- People who did not know that many have done the same thing in the past asked him to patent the idea
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A man with the Twitter handle @MyGuyyy_ has deployed technology in a great way for domestic use and the result is amazing.
On Monday, January 4, the man disclosed that he built a smart mirror in his room. The mirror tells him the time, weather, and also calls him by his nickname.
In his subsequent tweet, the man, however, added that the work is not done as he is yet to put finishing touches like adding a touchscreen function.
Creating such a mirror, according to The Verge, requires that one has a Raspberry Pi 3 or Raspberry Pi, a Wifi Adapter, a system with HDMI function among other things.
See his posts below:
His initial tweet has over 315,000 likes with hundreds of comments and more than 31,000 likes. YEN.com.gh compiled some of the reactions below:
"Has this been made before ?? Can you patent this ???? At least get some money off your good work my guy."
"Protect this bro. Intellectual property is more valuable than ever nowadays. Twitter is famous for being the place people go to steal it too. This is fire, btw. big ups."
"A simple google search will show u this is not original."
"Every time I see this smart mirror tweet blow up a bunch of people saying PATENT IT PATENT IT. like people have been making these for years from instructables to YouTube. chill out."
This is not the first time someone is building a smart mirror. In 2020, a young and intelligent black female developer with the handle @DARAM0SH3R set Twitter abuzz after she did the same thing in her room.
Hers was fully done with a touchscreen capability. In a post on Sunday, December 13, 2020, the lady said she built it because she was bored.
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