How Erica is connected

Erica is made up of many parts, allowing her to interact with her environment and the people who visit her, as well as being continually connected to the Internet.  If you click on the diagram below you can take an interactive tour of the components that make up Erica.

Interactive Diagram of Erica's Components

Interactive Diagram of Erica’s Components

Erica has:

  • 32 LEDs
  • 19 bespokely built cirtcuit boards
  • 15 Red-Green-Blue (RGB) LEDs
  • 8 sensors
  • 5 raspberry Pis
  • 4 power supplies
  • 2 LCD screens
  • 2 ethernet switches
  • 2 servo motors
  • 2 stepper motors
  • 2 stepper motor controllers
  • 2 cameras
  • 2 Wi-Fi dongles
  • a bluetooth dongle
  • a speaker
  • a real-time clock
  • a USB hub
  • and a kill switch.
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