Tag: machine vision

VC0706 and ESP-01

Posted on July 13, 2018

On a lark I tried accessing the Adafruit JPEG serial camera (a VC0706 module) via the TX/RX serial lines of the ESP-01. And…. it sort of works. The library suggests software serial, and with SoftwareSerial camera connection = SoftwareSerial(3,1); and cameraconnection.begin(38400); the library functions for taking a picture, setting the size, and fetching a jpeg […]

Serendipity

Posted on February 19, 2014

Check this out: http://www.adafruit.com/products/1722 Cool, no? Not convinced? I don’t really need this for autonomous racing, although there might be applications for determining gravel from grass, or tall shrubs and other veggie-hazards from background noise. But as a gardening assistant it might give the rover something to do when it’s not racing. I think what […]