IOIO Plotter

August 2015 | By Ytai Ben-tsvi

The IOIO plotter is an interactive drawing plotter using Android, OpenCV and the IOIO board.


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The design is a simple easel-mounted wall-style plotter. A marker is suspended by two strings, each is rolled on spool, which is driven by a stepper motor. The entire setup is controlled by an Android tablet through a IOIO board. The app in this repo ( allows converting photos from the camera or gallery into abstract vector drawings and immediately execute them on the plotter. More information here: IOIO-OTG Board is available here: IOIO Board on github:

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