Building a zombie apocalypse survival lock-box

Maker Matt Reamer is a UX designer and graduate student at VCU Brandcenter. While watching a recent episode of the wildly popular Walking Dead, Reamer imagined the following scene involving a lock-box that requires a fingerprint to be unlocked:

To construct the post-apocalyptic device, he used an Atmel-powered Arduino Uno (ATmega328), a few trusty LEDs and a Sparkfun FPS scanner.

Interested in learning more about creating a customized lock box capable of recognizing a unique fingerprint? Additional information and documentation can be found on Reamer’s site here and Github here.

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