Advised by Dr. Alex Ihler
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Author Archives: niraj.desai
Today we discovered an issue with our rubber band coupling system we put together last Saturday. The rubber band seems to have too much slag even while maximizing our servo-knob distance according to our setup. We will have to get … Continue reading
Today we’ve managed to mount the servos using Patrick’s sandwiched steel method. The servos are controllable via Chris’s arduino/nunchuk setup. View our video here:
Here’s a sneak peak at what we’ve done with feature detection.
Using a Gearhead 1.3MP webcam with 6 LEDs (not active in the pic) Taken and saved with Apple PhotoBooth Taken and saved with OpenCV OpenCV (w/ added dimensions for 2D filtering)
We were finally able to properly drill the acrylic without cracking it! Attempt 3 was a success. (Acrylic still has protective plastic on it)
We spent last Friday night trying to setup the camera mount on the labyrinth board. We’ve narrowed down our mounting supplies to a ~0.09″ piece of acrylic, four 3/8″ all thread rods, and a 3’x3′ wood base. We’ve discovered a … Continue reading
This week, we introduced ourselves to MATLAB and the wonderful Image Acquisition Toolbox. We are using a Logitech Ultra Vision webcam as our image capture device. Interfacing this with MATLAB was a simple one-liner using the function videoinput(‘winvideo’) and properly … Continue reading
First post…testing the capabilities of WORDPRESS!