|Surveyor Robotics Journal|
Wed, 24 Mar 2010
Building a remote controlled WALL-E robot
The author of AForge.NET C# framework for computer vision, neural nets and robotics has built a WALL-E !
Robot control is based on the Surveyor SVS (stereo vision system). The project is described at length here. Details of the build as well as the control software are provided.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010
"labview-srv" - a LabVIEW-based console for SRV-1 / SVS Blackfin
This is a first test version 0.1 of the labview-srv LabVIEW 2009 console for SRV-1 / SVS Blackfin, written by Dr Chris Rogers of Tufts University (http://www.tufts.edu/~crogers/) and Tim Jump of Benilde-St Margaret's School, using QT libraries by Christophe Salzmann of EPFL.
The code includes support for live video capture, motion control, firmware uploads, picoC editing and interaction, with many additional features planned. Feedback from testers will be greatly appreciated.
The project is hosted on Google Code - http://code.google.com/p/labview-srv/. Please report any problems to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri, 12 Mar 2010
RoboCup Junior soccer team based on SRV-1 Blackfin headed to Singapore
This is a high school RoboCup Junior soccer team VELASRANDY from Slovakia using SRV-1 Blackfin camera and SRV-RCM expansion board for image processing and control. They just won their national competition and are headed to international competition in Singapore. Very impressive !!!