The reflective surface can support touch-enabled apps, to serve as a multi-purpose space

Engineer Ryan Nelwan showed off his DIY smart mirror that’s exactly what a connected mirror should be. With an uninterrupted reflective surface, touchscreen controls and an intuitive interface, it’s getting people excited about what smart mirrors can bring to homes.

He unveiled his creation through a YouTube video which is now 10,000 shy of a million views. In the video, you can see his reflection on the mirror as he demonstrates the prototype software.

The home screen features a wide blank space. At the edges are information any smart mirror should provide: the time, estimated number of minutes for the user to get to work, a music player and the weather. To play a song, just a tap on the music controls.

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