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object tracking

Uses openCV to track and chase a coloured object
Using a
Using openCV running on a completely underpowered laptop to identify and track an object. For this proof of concept, a blue ball is tracked. I send calculated … Read more

Problems with object tracking using a Dagu compound eye and pan tilt set up.

  Currently I am having problems with object tracking.  My current set up is a Dagu compound eye on a Dagu pan/tilt braket with 2 micro servos in it for turning.  All of that is hooked up to a picaxe 28x1 board correctly, but I run into my problem with my code.  My code kinda worked but was really jerky and will still move when there is nothing there.  Also sometimes it will go like it has a mind of its own.  I thought it was moving when there was nothing there because I made it read the two eyes on opposite sides and jus

Robot Arm with Object tracking Sensor. The IR eye is used as an Object detection and tracking sensor. For more details about the eye see: … Read more
Update: (this was all done a few months ago) Removed the servo that moved the eyes. Eyes are now fixed. Added an infrared receiver. Still toying with the program, … Read more
Hunts for moving objects then sqirts them! Writes LMR.
Using a
This is the Bot08M's big brother and he's a bully! Navigating with Bot08M's navigation code and tracking objects that come into range with 4 of my homemade IR … Read more
Detects objects at close range. Can be used for object tracking.
Now with video of the sensor being used as a Mintvelt inspired object tracker! This sensor is a short range obstacle detector with no dead zone. It has a reasonably … Read more