Meet S.E.L.F.I.E., the “The Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine”. Triggered by simply standing in front of the mirror and holding a smile, hidden LED’s indicate a countdown, then simulate a “flash” as your photo is taken. The photo is then automatically posted to Twitter (with a watermark/logo).

Find out how it works and see it in action:

A MacMini powers the facial recognition software:


The LEDs (controlled by an Arduino) visualize the countdown timer:


All components are hidden behind the 2-way mirror:


A custom vinyl graphic on the floor let’s you know exactly where to stand:


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