ServoCity is sponsoring a balancing robot contest. This post contains updates on the robot that I’m building for the contest.
This guide shows you how to convert a gerber file containing the paste layer of your PCB into a vector file that you can use to create a kapton stencil with your laser cutter.
Printing a SketchUp drawing at actual size can be a bit tricky. This guide shows you
how to do it.
This guide takes you from a clean Ubuntu install to a working installation of OpenCV 2.4.1.
This post contains code that creates a 10 KHz square wave on one of the GPIO pins of a PandaBoard running the real-time Linux extensions. It is a proof of concept showing that the PandaBoard is suitable for real time applications.
I just posted a tutorial on the Silicon Valley HomeBrew Robotics Club Wiki entitled Installing Ubuntu With Real Time Patches On The PandaBoard. In addition to instruction for installing Ubuntu from scratch, which is also described in my recent post on ozbotz.org, the tutorial explains how to compile a new kernel from source and test the latency of the OS.
This brief tutorial explains how to install Ubuntu on a PandaBoard. The procedure works with either the server version of the desktop version of Ubuntu.
This guide lists solutions for problems you might encounter when installing OpenCV and its dependencies. Many of the problems are related to using webcams. This guide is a companion guide to “A Comprehensive Guide to Installing and Configuring OpenCV 2.3 on Ubuntu.”
This guide takes you from a clean Ubuntu install to a working installation of OpenCV 2.3.1.
Need to manually update your Chumby One to Falconwing version 1.0.7 build 1.0.3454 but don’t want to build the kernel yourself? Use the files included in this post!