Semaphore Cat

Created on 28 Oct 2018

The ever-popular meme Bongo Cat pursues his true passion as a semaphore flagger.

Have you ever wanted to privately communicate with your friends and colleagues using semaphore, but you just couldn't remember the flag positions? Well, you don't have to suffer any longer with these portable semaphore cats that can signal to and understand each other using everyone's favorite naval code.

@marcurio

Madalyn Arcurio

@sprinaw

Sprina Wu

@sshastry

Srividya Shastry

@keboyle

Kayleigh Boyle

@sydneyb

Sydney Baker

Part Cost Quantity Total
Felt $14.88 1 $14.88
Colored felt to make semaphore flags.
White Cloth $6.15 3 $18.45
Cloth to make cat body.
Raspberry Pi Camera Module $22.99 2 $45.98
Used to recognize other cat's flag angles.
External Battery $16.99 2 $33.98
Powers Raspberry Pi
32 GB mini SD Card $8.98 2 $17.96
SD Card to store data.
Speaker $19.95 2 $39.90
Outputs sound for Morse Code.
Micro Servo Motor $11.78 1 $11.78
Connects to flags and makes semaphore characters.
Breadboards/Jumper Wires $13.99 1 $13.99
Connects electronics to Raspberry Pi.
Acrylic Sheet $15.01 1 $15.01
Acrylic to make electronics housing.
Stuffing $10.96 1 $10.96
Stuffing for cat body.
White Thread $5.22 1 $5.22
Thread for cat body construction.
Black Embroidery Thread $7.99 1 $7.99
Black thread to make cat face and features.
Pink Embroidery Thread $7.04 1 $7.04
Pink thread to make cat face.
Microphone Amplifier $6.95 2 $13.90
Amplifies sound.
Mini HDMI Cable $5.95 2 $11.90
Connects raspberry pi to the computer.
Raspberry Pi Zero WH $14.00 2 $28.00
Operates the cat.
Project Totals: 25 $296.94
Track 1 Base Budget: $250.00
Preferred Vendor Budget Bonus: $50.00
Remaining Budget: $3.06