BDeVitis.net: The Home of Brian De Vitis

      This is a website dedicated to me, Brian De Vitis. After R2D2's relative success I decided to build a website to showcase the project. Then, after thinking about it, I decided to make the website for more than just R2D2. So here you will find many of my projects, some of my failed ideas, and some information about me.



Project Portfolio

Abandoned Ideas

My Thoughts


Who Am I?


Contact Me

Video Game Art
     One day I decided to do something with all of the broken video game consoles I had from R2D2. Here are the results so far!
vide game art
Optimus' (Read: Optimus Prime) Hawkenheimer
     I finally got a page up about this project! In 2008-2009 I had the privilege of co-leading a great team of engineers. In this article, I talk about how we came up with the design, how we built it, and how it performed in the competition, ASME HPVC West.
optimus prime on a bike
R2D2 Video Game Droid
     Published in Popular Science, this droid currently has eleven video game consoles, a computer, a sound system with eight speakers, and a projector seamlessly integrated into its body. This R2D2 is designed to be an all in one entertainment system.
Robotic Arm
      During my first three years of high school I built a life size human left arm with 12 motors to give it human like animation. It can get to any position a human arm can. The arm was constructed using balsa wood, hobby motors, wood glue, and basic hand tools.
Electric Solenoid Engine
     At one of my jobs I was given the opportunity to choose a "ten percent project", something I could use ten percent of my work hours on. For my ten percent project I chose to build a solenoid engine.
Cryostein - The Drink Cooling Cup
     For one of the introductory classes in mechanical engineering at Seattle University, students get to prototype one invention. In 2006, my group chose to develop a cup that could cool your drink using computer duster cans.




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