PIR script stuff as of 4/10/2014

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def input():
    # print 'python object is ', msg_clock_pulse
    pin = msg_i01_right_publishPin.data[0]
    print 'pin data is ', pin.pin, pin.value
    if (pin.value == 1):
      mouth.speak("howdy partner")

Would be a Great InMoov Challenge

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A competition with specific boundaries would advance InMoov & MRL quickly.  I think it would be very cool if someone entered as the only OpenSource 3D Printable entry.


Thought Raver might like this

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Android ... smooth movements .. good execution .. nice to see OpenCV running on the Droid 

Here's the project home page - http://www.socsci.uci.edu/~jkrichma/ABR/

Another "possible" nice thing about smartphone robotics is of course being able to operate over the mobile network.

RC Car Reciever

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Here is a pic of ther rf reciever in the car. I can see there is a transistor hbridge on the right. The board is powered by 9.6V. How do I tap into this with an arduino, or from the Beagle Bone Black GPIO?

Pincers of Doom

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There are two cameras on the car, one fixed camera to watch the road, and the pan/tilt camera next to the robot arm for watching the pincers.

I wish all the white plastic was black instead.

Murder, Death, Car

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I introduce Murder, Death, Car.

I hope it achieves enough sentience to break free from it's cruel human master.

Here's the camera views:

Things to do:

1. There is still space for a robotic arm on the front of the car:

The Life of the Little Wild Omoplate

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Lets follow the friendly little omoplate through the wild woods of configuration !
First the omoplate is born ..  awwe.. isn't he cute..