Other Projects

Other Projects

Cyclone V SOC FPGA Design: Lessons Learned

By Ken Wells | Apr 4, 2016

Cyclone V Lessons From an Angry Moose In 2013, Nuvation designed and built a mechatronic version of the popular mobile game Angry Birds. Keeping with our company’s Canadian heritage,...

Angry Moose in Plenoptic

By Lindsay Farlow | Feb 11, 2016

Have you played Angry Moose yet? If not, here’s a great view of the experience using a Lytro light-field camera. The Lytro camera records the entire light field, instead of just a 2D image, which...

The DiscoFridge Kegerator: Adding an Arduino to the Mix

By Ken Wells | Dec 6, 2015

Just catching up? Read about how the whole kegerator project started, the prototype design, the life and death of the proto, and the rebirth as DiscoFridge. As we mentioned in the last post, the ne...

An Angry Moose in Silicon Valley

By Joseph Xavier | Nov 25, 2015

Angry Moose is Nuvation’s Canadian version of Angry Birds, but we chose the real world instead of a video game as the best place to play – with a real catapult, and real animals (okay, real stuffe...

The Kegerator Project 2.0

By Lindsay Farlow | Oct 28, 2015

After a busy and fun-filled summer, we are sad to say that the original kegerator prototype has passed on. The kegerator was a source of much happiness and laughter around the office, and touched the ...

DiscoFish featured on Gizmodo

By Nuvation | Sep 6, 2015

Every year a group of us attend the Burning Man festival in northern Nevada, and this year marked the first year (!?!?) that one of our artcars made a return trip to the desert (we’ll leave the deta...

Keggy the Autonomous Beer Keg

By Michael Worry | Aug 27, 2015

Nuvation is building an autonomous beer serving kegerator robot, because we like having great conversations at parties without the constant interruption of going to get a refill. When this after-hours...

Autonomous Design for DiscoFish

By Lindsay Farlow | Aug 27, 2015

This year at Burning Man DiscoFish will be showing off some impressive autonomous capabilities. That’s right, the Fish will be able to drive itself. In addition to being really cool, the autonomous ...

The Kegerator Goes Live!

By Lindsay Farlow | Jul 25, 2015

Nuvation Garage has hosted a few parties in the past month, and the kegerator is performing beautifully! It’s not much to look at yet, but there’s been a ton of progress on the software side. Staf...

Nuvation Garage Knows How To Party

By Joseph Xavier , Lindsay Farlow | Jun 21, 2015

Nuvation Headquarters moved into its new building in April 2013, rolled up the Garage door and broke the place in properly, with a party for 125 of our closest family and friends. While we proudly ...