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New Build Server !
Or at least new operating system - now Ubuntu 12.10.  It used to be a very old Fedor system, so getting the hang of Ubuntu is going to take a little while.  Right now I'm rebuilding X11 with an amazing crazy script which uses all processors to do the compile.  This will by my 5th attempt since it overheated and shutdown on all previous attempts.  Now I have a cup of water to cool it down.


Face tracking using opencv + facedetect filter with my pan/tilt kit

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Face tracking using opencv + facedetect filter with my pan/tilt kit...

Facedetect filter is heavy, and webcam video flow delay from servos response...this leads to overshooting

GROG..i need a lighter facedetect filter.....video stream is  slow when i apply pirdown and face detect :(

Here is the video...

CHECK IT OUT !


TinHead -> Webcam -> Raspi ----> Inter-toobs ----> MRL -> Ta Da !

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Tinhead, the super-vampire robot builder has created a raspberry pi bot which will stream off video from a webcam mounted on the pi to his PC. The PC will consume the video stream and process it in OpenCV then call back to the Pi bot control messages.  Distributed Robotics Rock !


Building my Prusa i2

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07.27.2013 UPDATE

 

 


07.25.2013 UPDATE

PRINTER FULL ASSEMBLED...FIRST PRINT TEST :D YAY :D


Still Sleeping

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Third MRL tutorial -> take a photo (webcam) and send it by email using VOICE CONTROL (speech recognition and Text-to-speech)

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This tutorial shows how to take a photo (webcam) and send it by email using VOICE CONTROL...

WARN : There are 3 version of the python script

1) simple one - only take a photo using voice

2) full version - it requires a gmail address-take a photo + send it by email (SEE THE TUTORIAL)

3)full version ITA - for CIX, italian users, or who wants to listen the computer talking in italian :D

Good vision :D

 


Connecting (N) MRL Video Streaming Instances - Network Updates

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2013.04.22

When your hunting tricky network bugs, its helpful sometimes to draw a map of where the bugs might be hiding.  I had to do this to get the (last?) networks bugs which were hiding out in an involved service registration process.  Added new feature to MRL too - the capability to spawn other MRL instances.


Peak-A-Boo Tutorial showing voice control and image template matching

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Started this post to help us get an idea of what a very cool demo would be utiliizing voice control, servos, saving images, and image template matching in MRL.

The general tutorial (so far) should be a game of Peek-A-Boo 

The instructor has a scene of simple object.

The instructor tells the pan/tilt kit to look away

It looks away

The instructor asks which object is gone

the robot tells which is gone