Kinect Development – Day 1

Head over to this page if you want some tutorials on getting started with the Kinect and libfreenect, I’ll update more as time goes on and I have free time.

I’ve been meaning to grab myself an Xbox 360 Kinect for a while, not because I’m a big motion controlled game fan but for […]

Inverted Pendulum

As part of my Robotics university course we used an Inverted Pendulum rig to learn some control applications/algorithms. For extra marks we had the challenge to swing the pendulum from hanging down to an upright balancing position. Below is my first attempt which still needs a little tweaking to the values to reduce swings […]

FYP | mbed + C328 First Image

After spending some time to write mbed drivers for the C328 camera for mbed and then taking a break, it looks like someone swooped in and did a cracking job – http://mbed.org/users/shintamainjp/notebook/CameraC328/. The test program takes uncompressed snapshot (80x60px), uncompressed preview (80x60px), JPEG snapshot and JPEG preview images and stores them on the mbed […]