Protect your home with these students’ homemade Nerf sentry gun

Thank you, technology.


Gabe Bergado

Internet Culture

Published Jul 6, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 10:26 am CDT

Guard dog getting slow? Try upgrading your home security with this nifty sentry Nerf gun. You’ll have trespassers scurrying away with soft ammo plummeting at their backsides. 

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Robbie Gleichman and Sadegh Asefi created the the Nerfinator, a robotic sentry, as their final project for an Introduction to Robotics class. The Nerfinator uses a Kinect RGBD camera to aim at faces and then releases its flurry of foamy projectiles.

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 You can also watch Gleichman’s YouTube playlist of all their videos. 

H/T Digg | Photo by rebelcan/Flickr (CC BY SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Jul 6, 2015, 12:18 pm CDT