ECE434 Project Whack-A-Mole

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thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder

Team members: Craig McGee Jr

Grading Template

I'm using the following template to grade. Each slot is 10 points. 0 = Missing, 5=OK, 10=Wow!

09 Executive Summary
09 Packaging
09 Installation Instructions 
09 User Instructions
09 Highlights
09 Theory of Operation
09 Work Breakdown
09 Future Work/Conclusions
09 Demo/Poster
00 Not Late

Score:  90/100

Executive Summary

Picture that summarizes the project.

Give two sentence intro to the project.

Give two sentences telling what works.

Give two sentences telling what isn't working.

End with a two sentence conclusion.

The sentence count is approximate and only to give an idea of the expected length.


If you have hardware, consider Small Build, Big Execuition for ideas on the final packaging.

Installation Instructions

Give step by step instructions on how to install your project.

  • Obtain the code from GitHub:
  • Install the Blynk App on the Apple Store or Google Play Store
  • Create a new project and name it "Whack-A-Mole" or something like that and choose hardware option Generic Board. Make sure the connection type is "WiFi" and click "Create Project".
  • Click on the screen and add 4 buttons to the screen.
  • The buttons should be connected to Virtual 0, 1, 2, and 3. Each button will be represents one of the lights you've connected on the breadboard and the BeagleBone.
  • In command line type "source" without the quotes
  • Then run ./

User Instructions

Once everything is installed, how do you use the program? Give details here, so if you have a long user manual, link to it here.

Consider making it autostart for full credit.


Here is where you brag about what your project can do.

Include a YouTube demo the audio description.

Theory of Operation

Give a high level overview of the structure of your software. Are you using GStreamer? Show a diagram of the pipeline. Are you running multiple tasks? Show what they do and how they interact.

Work Breakdown

List the major tasks in your project and who did what.

Also list here what doesn't work yet and when you think it will be finished and who is finishing it.

Future Work

Suggest addition things that could be done with this project.


Give some concluding thoughts about the project. Suggest some future additions that could make it even more interesting.

thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder