26 Aug '12, 6pm

The details for this week's Friday Hacks is out:

As a photographer covering sports and other subjects I have often used remotely triggered still cameras to allow me take pictures from angles impossible for a person to be in or to shoot from multiple angles simultaneously. About a year ago I began to wish for a cheap “smart” remote camera that would follow the action as it moved around the field. Not having any background in programming or electronics, I began looking around to web and found a bunch of paintball fanatics who had made autonomous turrets that would shoot opponents. Using that as my inspiration and proof that it was possible, I kept googling and eventually decided to do my project on a PC running Ubuntu using OpenCV, Python, the PlayStation Eye camera and the Arduino. Over the course of a year I studied Python and Arduino (attending Arduino classes at Hackerspace Singapore) and stealing heavily from online s...

Full article: http://nushackers.org/2012/08/friday-hacks-27-aug-31/

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