I’ve completed my Original Magic Mirror Design. There are a few different tutorials on the web on how to build one of these. This is not a tutorial. It can help you visualize what you need to do to build one, but this is mostly a proof of concept, as is most of my work. If you are interested in a custom build like this, feel free to message me and I’ll do my best to help. Something like this can range from $800 to $1,500 depending on how complicated you want it to be.
Below is a Gallery on the construction process. In this first of 3 galleries, you will find the fitting of all the components inside of a mirror frame that I needed to modify heavily:
Once all the components fit. I went to work on the connections, The wall mounting, and the gear tooth design:
Here is a video of the Mirror in action. At this time is really just a mix of a Google Assistant with a Magic Mirror. Eventually I’d like to Make the Assistant more Visual as well.
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Finally, I added paint and made it look awesome:
Overall, I’m very satisfied with how this turned out. If I were to do this again, I would probably clean up the mounting of the hardware by using 3-d printed parts so that electronics are not exposed when I open the mirror.
I would also try to combine the Google assistant code more with the Magic Mirror (Which some awesome people are already doing as we speak, so Maybe I’ll just let them finish). Here are the two resources I relied on the most for this project:
- https://github.com/ shivasiddharth/GassistPi
- https://developers.google.com/ assistant/sdk/guides/library/python/
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