The Hackspace Hat

Libby and Barney have a plan to create a telepresence hat which will allow remote visitors to have a first-person tour of the space, by the magic of webRTC and modern autonomic millinery.

Watch this space for future news (and to book a tour)! In the meantime, here’s a picture to whet your appetite:


We’re going to try it first with the Cheltenham Hackspace. We’re not quite there – WebRTC is turning out to be a bit more complicated than we’d hoped on the Pi2, but we’re hopeful it’ll work.

Here’s some more technical information, and more pictures here & here.