What does a bag of snacks smell like, or a stone? Let this giant nose tell you.
We have seen many curious products created with a Raspberry PiBut this one breaks the mold. A giant nose that uses GPT-4 to smell objects and print a report out of its nostrilsexplaining in a professional way what it smells like.
The fun idea of a a giant nose with artificial intelligence GPT-4 is by Adnan Aga, a developer who is also an artist. And it shows in the result.
The most curious of all is that it is a very simple project to carry out. You only need to model one giant nose and put inside a Raspberry Pi 4, a Raspberry Pi camera, a distance sensor, a speaker, and a thermal printer.
This is how the giant nose works with Raspberry Pi and GPT-4
As explained by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the software necessary for everything to work has been programmed with Python, which is the most widely used language in artificial intelligence.
In this video you can see the giant nose working:
The camera has image recognition, so it detects when someone places an object in the left nostril. The distance detector asks to be located further away, if the camera does not capture it well.
Actually, this giant nose doesn’t smell the real thing. The camera detects the object, and a description is generated that is fed into the GPT-4 generative artificial intelligence. The AI looks up the composition of the object, and generates a description of what those components smell like.
In addition to print the report through the right nostrilwith thermal printer, too reads it through the loudspeaker, using text-to-speech software.
We already knew the virtues of the Raspberry Pi when it came to generating all kinds of extravagant projects, but now we are discovering how generative AI It is not just for chatting, or for generating photos and drawings. It can also be a odor specialist.
This giant nose that creates a report of what you smellwith GPT-4, can be seen and tested at the Olfactory Art Keller museum. It may not be of much use, but as a work of art and an experiment, it is really curious.