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MRL Needs a Bag Of Words !

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Alright Alessandruino is probably going to be me with TLD+ script for MRL.   But, I saw something which looked really cool and it looks like a "happy monkey" tutorial !

http://www.morethantechnical.com/2011/08/25/a-simple-object-classifier-with-bag-of-words-using-opencv-2-3-w-code/


Swerve Drives

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After shouting with Mathew in the shoutbox he mentioned swerve drives which led me to this site.
http://swervedrive.wikispaces.com/Swerve+Main

Lots of cool potential there !


Arduino Board Type

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Raver's Mendel 90

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Raver decided to break the shoutbox, but in the process was some good 3D Printer-Guru dialog worth preserving for noobies (or pre-noobies) like me :D

 

 


Fun with MRL Arduino Oscope

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Here is a Bare Bones Arduino clone - with nothing attached to the Analog pins. The signal here on a Bare Bones board is more "clean" than my old arduino duemilanove.
Fig1.

Here I'm just reading another pin at the same time ... you wouldn't expect that to change the voltage level BUT IT DOES  !!!!
Fig2.


Incubator Auto - Update - Success !!! Now with Live HeartBeat !!!

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Overheated !  (it's hot today and it doesn't help!)

Started again : Remote Oscope in progress - simultaenously logging to ThingSpeak


Yep Face Detect is a dog without GPU acceleration

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Kind of nifty it could decode the avi movie though :)


Robin Cam !

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Webcam -> RasPi -> mjpg-streamer -> Wireless Dongle ------ Remote PC ->  MyRobotLab -> OpenCV

Here is what raver1975 did when he's not on the artemis starship bridge.