Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 4   >   >>
Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 9:53:22 AM
NO RATINGS
@esutton: For a wonderful alternative, check out the PING))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor by Parallax: http://www.parallax.com/product/28015.

Cool beans -- thanks for sharing

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: Can I buy one?
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 9:52:18 AM
NO RATINGS
@greatguin: I would like to add a sonar sensor to my quadcopter. Can I buy one of these boards somewhere?

I don't think Duane is selling these -- but I've copied him on your comment -- send me your email (to max@clivemaxfield.com) and I'll forward thsi to Duane also

esutton
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
esutton   8/15/2014 8:46:33 AM
NO RATINGS
For a wonderful alternative, check out the PING))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor by Parallax: http://www.parallax.com/product/28015.

 

 

greatguin
User Rank
Author
Can I buy one?
greatguin   6/10/2014 5:47:08 PM
NO RATINGS
I would like to add a sonar sensor to my quadcopter. Can I buy one of these boards somewhere?

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
Max The Magnificent   12/30/2013 12:40:29 PM
NO RATINGS
@Robotics Developer: I would love to understand how you are going to implement depth perception with the two Pixy Machines!

Me too (LOL)

Robotics Developer
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
Robotics Developer   12/30/2013 12:39:00 PM
NO RATINGS
Max, I would love to understand how you are going to implement depth perception with the two Pixy Machines!  That should be a cool programming project, I am wondering what vision libraries were you planning on using?  The attraction to the Kinect is the built in horsepower/processing for the depth reporting.  Sounds like a fun project for sure.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
Max The Magnificent   12/30/2013 12:21:47 PM
NO RATINGS
@Robotics Developer: It has nice sensor features (depth being one of the really nice ones) as well as vision.

I might have been tempted to this, but I've already got two of the Pixy Machine Vision things with pan-and-tilt bases, so I'm planning on using these to give me depth perception and stuff

 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
Max The Magnificent   12/30/2013 12:19:22 PM
NO RATINGS
@Robotics Developer: ...the areas of software, vision, mechanical and systems for robot designs keep me occupied learning and exploring new areas, a wonderful thing for an engineer at heart!

I agree -- one of the reasons for having hobby projects is that it's a great way to learn "stuff" -- for example, working on my my Inamorata Prognostication Engine is affording me the opertunity to learn all sorts of things, like how to calculate the dates of Full Moons and Blue Moons :-)

 

Robotics Developer
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
Robotics Developer   12/29/2013 8:32:50 PM
NO RATINGS
Max, consider (if you have the bandwidth and processing power) adding a Kinect to the robot.  It has nice sensor features (depth being one of the really nice ones) as well as vision.  Adding that to the platfrom could provide you with years of experimentation and exploration (pun intended).

Robotics Developer
User Rank
Author
Re: Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure
Robotics Developer   12/29/2013 8:30:18 PM
NO RATINGS
@Max,

"That's a good idea -- thanks for sharing."

You are most welcome!  Any help that I can provide please contact me!  Robotics encompasses a diverse mix of disciplines and as such it provides an endless opportunity to learn and grow.  As a EE by degree the areas of software, vision, mechanical and systems for robot designs keep me occupied learning and exploring new areas, a wonderful thing for an engineer at heart!

Page 1 / 4   >   >>


Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST

What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.

Brought to you by:

Most Recent Comments
dt_hayden
 
dt_hayden
 
dt_hayden
 
ywidjaja
 
MeasurementBlues
 
MeasurementBlues
 
MeasurementBlues
 
TonyTib
 
realjjj
Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
Once the base layer of a design has been taped out, making ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
The LTC2380-24 is a versatile 24-bit SAR ADC that combines ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
02:46
Wireless Power enables applications where it is difficult ...
07:41
LEDs are being used in current luxury model automotive ...
With design sizes expected to increase by 5X through 2020, ...
01:48
Linear Technology’s LT8330 and LT8331, two Low Quiescent ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
05:27
The LT8602 has two high voltage buck regulators with an ...
05:18
Silego Technology’s highly versatile Mixed-signal GreenPAK ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
01:34
Why the multicopter? It has every thing in it. 58 of ...
Security is important in all parts of the IoT chain, ...
Infineon explains their philosophy and why the multicopter ...
The LTC4282 Hot SwapTM controller allows a board to be ...
This video highlights the Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC, and sho...
Homeowners may soon be able to store the energy generated ...
The LTC®6363 is a low power, low noise, fully differential ...