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Leonas
10-08-2004, 02:55 AM
Does anyone know how to program the CMUcam or GPS for robots? The CMUcam would be used for object recognition but I dont know how to make it understand what it sees so would someone help me out if they know it. GPS would also be interesting and I would like to learn how to use that for robots.


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ice
10-08-2004, 08:57 AM
Hey Leonas,
Welcome to RI...
Hmmm ,bt the GPS...still haven't got one.But will start on it the moment it gets in my hands....:D
This may help u...http://www.ee.nmt.edu/~guilbert/2001_nmt_dmr/gps_2001.html

Nice forum u got going at Leonas.net

ingenium
10-08-2004, 12:42 PM
welcome to our group.....
so it looks like robotics india is going international.... :)

Pulkit_gaur
10-08-2004, 03:15 PM
O.K.

Did somebody say ...object recognition ..... and GPS !!!!!!!!!

Leonas .... tell me bout ur GPS and CMU cam problem ..

I think I can help u out !!!

Pulkit Gaur
MIG India
http://www.migindia.freewebindia.com

Leonas
10-09-2004, 07:35 PM
For the CMUcam, I would like to make the robot recognize a box by knowing that it has 4 equal sides when looking at the front of it. It wont be hard to make it recognize colored objects because all you have to do is just do RGB values, but I dont know how to make it so it can see a difference between a box and pyramid, or for it to recognize a door apart from the wall. If the robot could recognize the door, it would be able to enter and not hit the wall but I do not know how to program this.

If you could give me some code that would make the CMUcam recognize any kind of object apart from other objects, it would be very helpful to me because then I would understand how to do more complex things.

ice
10-10-2004, 07:23 PM
Leonas,
Did you try the Handyboard Forum.There was a Huge Thread on this subject.
'll mail you the thread link later.
If u need it urgently run a search here:

groups.yahoo.com/group/handyboard

The CMUcam and Handyboard are made by the same people:CMU :D

robodorylus
10-10-2004, 09:02 PM
i was surprised to read that handyboard was developed by CMU .. dude it was fred martin (i hope ppl here know him) in mit's media lab and not cmu

ice
10-10-2004, 10:15 PM
SOrrryyyyyyyyyyyy!!!
Big Mistake.....
MIT's Dr Fred Martin developed the handyboard.!!!

Thanks alot Robodoryus.
Sorry again Dr Fred...
ice

ice
10-10-2004, 10:43 PM
Try this
http://www.brainlubeonline.com/rs232.html

Leonas
10-11-2004, 07:06 AM
Thanks for the links Ice. The more info I can find about the GPS and CMUcam, the better robot I will be able to make since I won't be making simple mistakes.

ice
11-22-2004, 01:23 PM
Leonas,

Got a GPS link detailing GPS workin and UDP packets..
http://www.gpsbots.com/

anyway i updated my links page with new links...
http://www.machinegrid.com/component/option,com_weblinks/Itemid,4/

-ice

addy
11-26-2005, 11:25 AM
can any one tel me where to get hold of these
cmu cams in india?

Tong
12-16-2005, 07:16 AM
does anyone here know how to programme the cmucam2+ with the f2812 ? i am doing a project on image recognition using the tchebichef moment. please help me someone. thanks. i need the programe in C language.