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Chad - Day Shift Manager

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Assembly has begun, I'd like to get the head, eyes and neck together to help Ale with 4 PID tracking...  the faster I put this together the faster I can do "real software" development..   Fixing remotely or with no-workys is always much more challenging.


I'M SKEWED !

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It looked good "initially"

But Then..... there's a skewe....

I'm guessing a bump in the X or Y acess which was propegated over all pieces of a certain height..


Sifting Through the Info - Arm v6 v7 hard & soft.....

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Arm - Raspberry Pi

Arm - BeagleBoard Black

Arm - Odroid


Next Print

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Hopefully these InMoov parts will be pulled out of the printer next :)


OpenNI vs OpenNI2

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OpenNI vs OpenNI2

Developers are version crazy..   We love versions !  But there's a reason for that, its to catalog all the pieces of software so they worky together.  If you have put together a softwar stack 20 layers deep (module on top of application on top of JVM on top of Operating System on top of Device Driver ......)  if just One of the pieces is the wrong version you can have a system which looks like this....


Proof Elves Exist !

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Open any Linux executable binary up in a text editor - and the little guys have written ELF at the beginning of EVERY FILE !!!  (They started the rumor that this means "Executable and Linking Format" .. but we know better !


First Print - Success !

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RasPi Box being born.... 


Andrew Davidson's Vision-Based User Interface - Programming In Java Book is Online and In Print

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Andrew Davidson has a new book out which utilizes JavaCV and it looks like he covers a variety of topics. In the past I have found his writing entertaing, and backed by small, concise, and working code examples.

http://fivedots.coe.psu.ac.th/~ad/vbi/


Bhouston's InMoov

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Check out the cool video bhouston did..  Great Build !   We might reconsider Victory geture to be renamed Bird :)