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by kwagyeman
Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: face tracking with servos
Replies: 17
Views: 5972

Re: face tracking with servos

Hi, we didn't write a script to control the servos while tracking a face. You'll have to write the code for that for now. Please see the Board-Control -> servo_control.py script for how to drive the servos. Then, take that code and bring it into the facetracking script. You'll have to write the prop...
by kwagyeman
Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: MV primer?
Replies: 9
Views: 2543

Re: MV primer?

You just need a differential drive robot. The turning angle just lowers the power on one motor and raises the power on the other. The power supplied to both motors should be enough that the robot keeps going straight in the angle is zero. The OpenMV Cam should be all that you need for the Robot. It ...
by kwagyeman
Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: MV primer?
Replies: 9
Views: 2543

Re: MV primer?

Thanks for the kind words. Okay, well, let's get into it: For the line following application, the easiest thing to do is to basically use the code like in the line following demo. That gets your robot to follow the line. You of course have to use the steering angle to drive a PID loop. Best to test ...
by kwagyeman
Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Segfault in linux IDE
Replies: 4
Views: 2123

Re: Segfault in linux IDE

Sorry about the segfault with the IDE.

I'm seriously fast tracking getting the Qt IDE done. I had really hoped pyinstaller would not suck so hard...

As for cleaning the sensor, just use alcohol and a microfiber cloth.
by kwagyeman
Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: MV primer?
Replies: 9
Views: 2543

Re: MV primer?

Hi, I'm working on the tutorial right now. But, it won't be done for a while.

How about this, what would you like to do with your OpenMV Cam and I'll walk you through that.
by kwagyeman
Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Error in Ubuntu
Replies: 18
Views: 5472

Re: Error in Ubuntu

I have a Mac so I spent some time last night trying to get that working on my Mac. Wasn't able to do so :(. Ibrahim will have to get it working an he doesn't have a Mac right now. After I get the tutorial online the IDE is pretty much the biggest fire right now for us so I'm going to spend considera...
by kwagyeman
Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Error in Ubuntu
Replies: 18
Views: 5472

Re: Error in Ubuntu

Python 2.7
by kwagyeman
Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Error in Ubuntu
Replies: 18
Views: 5472

Re: Error in Ubuntu

I don't know how to fix this error. Google doesn't seem t have any info on what needs to be done. Um, so, it would probably be easier to get the IDE running from source on Ubuntu than the compiled image... See this: https://github.com/openmv/openmv/wiki/Firmware-Development You can skip the whole qt...
by kwagyeman
Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Error in Ubuntu
Replies: 18
Views: 5472

Re: Error in Ubuntu

Sorry about this being a pain right now. It's really hard to get stuff working easily for Linux. The windows port works better...
by kwagyeman
Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Error in Ubuntu
Replies: 18
Views: 5472

Re: Error in Ubuntu

I'm working on the Mac port right now. Hopefully we'll have it working before the end of the week. The LEDs aren't an issue. As for the error that's because your system libraries are too old. Ubuntu ships with old libraries for some reason. You'll have to update them. Please try updating Ubuntu or "...
by kwagyeman
Sat Jun 18, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Error in Ubuntu
Replies: 18
Views: 5472

Re: Error in Ubuntu

The /dev/openmvcam is a device. Its basically like on windows COM5 etc. missing. You're getting that error because the udev rules aren't installed. Please follow the getting started guide to get that working. You just have two execute a two simple terminal commands to install the udev rules and once...
by kwagyeman
Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: IDE in Windows 10
Replies: 4
Views: 2366

Re: IDE in Windows 10

As for the IDE working on MAC. It actually does. Ibrahim just doesn't have a Mac machine to release it on. So, this causes problems. Here's a thread on how to run the Mac IDE from source: https://github.com/openmv/openmv/issues/50 Clone the openmv repo to run the IDE. It's just a python script.https...
by kwagyeman
Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: IDE in Windows 10
Replies: 4
Views: 2366

Re: IDE in Windows 10

by kwagyeman
Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: IDE in Windows 10
Replies: 4
Views: 2366

Re: IDE in Windows 10

People have noticed that the virus scanner works overtime on the IDE. You should add it to be excluded. We have to digitally sign our IDE to fix this.
by kwagyeman
Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Windows XP - configuration is incorrect
Replies: 2
Views: 1361

Re: Windows XP - configuration is incorrect

Once I get done with the tutorial I am definitely going full-time to fix the IDE...
by kwagyeman
Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Failed upgrade (Help!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1893

Re: Failed upgrade (Help!)

Yeah, you had to install the firmware.bin file. Sorry about this being confusing right now.

Um, go to the OpenMV GitHub page and then go to the wiki. There's an article I wrote on how to unbrick your cam using DFU. Use windows, the DFU tool for Mac and Linux doesn't work.
by kwagyeman
Tue May 31, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: .inf woes
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

Re: .inf woes

Hi, Please follow this guide here: https://micropython.org/resources/Micro-Python-Windows-setup.pdf If you're using a newer windows version you have to install the driver is a very awkward way which involves shutting down your PC to put it into safe mode. You need the driver however, otherwise, thin...
by kwagyeman
Fri May 27, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cannot run IDE in Windows or Ubuntu
Replies: 14
Views: 4463

Re: Cannot run IDE in Windows or Ubuntu

When we get the new IDE done using QtCreator as the base all these problems will go away. But, don't expect that to be done until October. Anyway, I hope you enjoy the system. We put quite a lot of work in.

Try out the GIF recording script. It's so cool.
by kwagyeman
Fri May 27, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: OpenMV2 IDE connection error
Replies: 5
Views: 2059

Re: OpenMV2 IDE connection error

Use the DFU tool to flash the firmware DFU file onto the OpenMV cam. The bootloader and OpenMV dfus are only part of the actual binary image.
by kwagyeman
Thu May 26, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cannot run IDE in Windows or Ubuntu
Replies: 14
Views: 4463

Re: Cannot run IDE in Windows or Ubuntu

Hi, I tried the program out on a fresh install of windows 10 and I had no problems. Similarly with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14. What platform are you using? Getting that binary error means your not on the right architecture. We compiled the program for 32-bit. I'm not sure if that means 64-bit Ubun...
by kwagyeman
Thu May 26, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cannot run IDE in Windows or Ubuntu
Replies: 14
Views: 4463

Re: Cannot run IDE in Windows or Ubuntu

That's odd, we've tested it on several windows machines and linux machines. Okay, I'll check on what's wrong with it tonight. Sorry about this. Um, in the mean time... the IDE is basically a python script. Since you have Ubuntu just follow this guide here to run the IDE: https://github.com/openmv/op...
by kwagyeman
Wed May 25, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Project Discussion
Topic: Creating threshold for color blob tracking.
Replies: 10
Views: 3137

Re: Creating threshold for color blob tracking.

Yes, just select the frame buffer in the IDE and click copy color. This will paste the color values into you code. It also generates suggested color tracking values to start with. The values the IDE provides are narrow however. So you'll need to widen them for more general color tracking. Um, so, a ...
by kwagyeman
Tue May 17, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Project Discussion
Topic: OpenMV porting
Replies: 3
Views: 1874

Re: OpenMV porting

Version 1.4 is what is stable right now. We're going to keep updating the code. We have no plans to stop adding new features. As for saying our code is the most stable out there... :) Well, thanks, but, we've only just started implementing cool stuff. There's much more to do in the future. Anyway, u...
by kwagyeman
Sat May 14, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Internship project with openmv
Replies: 1
Views: 1160

Re: Internship project with openmv

You should be able to get that all working. However, We can't offer any help since your not using our hardware.

The camera driver is done in a way to work with multiple camera modules. So, you just have to write the camera driver code to get that working.

Anyway good luck!
by kwagyeman
Tue May 10, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: OpenMV1 IDE connection problem
Replies: 1
Views: 1238

Re: OpenMV1 IDE connection problem

Hi, we are dropping support for the OpenMV Cam 1. If you want to hack the firmware and IDE to make it work go ahead.

The small amount of flash on the OpenMV 1 makes it incompatible with everything we've been doing.
by kwagyeman
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Streaming to UART
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

Re: Streaming to UART

Hi, when haven't tested this with the bluetooth module. However, it supports a baud rate of 115200 BPS normally. But, you can command the module to run at different baud rates. We're not sure what the maximum value is. JPG images at 320x240 are going to take up about 15KB a piece... so, expect about...
by kwagyeman
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: OpenMV-V2 Prototype: IDE V1.3 Firmware Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 1686

Re: OpenMV-V2 Prototype: IDE V1.3 Firmware Issue

About to get on a flight. So, I can't go in detail. But, Google micropython on Windows. There's a guide that shows how to DFU update. Basically, you can only firmware update on Linux right now. Ibrahim is working on a bootloader to fix this issue. I heavily recommend installing the Linux development...
by kwagyeman
Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: About the shipping method
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

Re: About the shipping method

Alright, MacroFab will talk with their USPS rep to see what's going on.

These issues happen on a case by case basis. It's difficult to know exactly what the problem is. But, most of our international orders do not get held for in customs.
by kwagyeman
Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: About the shipping method
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

Re: About the shipping method

I've emailed MacroFab to get to the bottom of this.
by kwagyeman
Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: About the shipping method
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

Re: About the shipping method

Hi, USPS is usually very fast. Sorry about them being slow. I don't know why they would be. That said, it's actually very difficult to use any other carrier than USPS. They are the only integrated option offered by Shopify. For other carriers we have to create a business account with them... Anyway,...
by kwagyeman
Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: STM32F429I-DISCO firmware uploading
Replies: 14
Views: 5481

Re: STM32F429I-DISCO firmware uploading

Make sure to install the dev environment and do firmware updates as we push new features. We plan to get the release firmware done by May.
by kwagyeman
Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: STM32F429I-DISCO firmware uploading
Replies: 14
Views: 5481

Re: STM32F429I-DISCO firmware uploading

Hi, we don't support what you are trying to do. The OPENMV1 firmware has more or less been abandoned (we don't test it). If you want to try to use our firmware Either pickup a firesale OpenMV Cam or pre-order an OpenMV Cam. If you can fit the OpenMV Cam 2 firmware on the disco then there's hope to g...
by kwagyeman
Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: STM32F429I-DISCO firmware uploading
Replies: 14
Views: 5481

Re: STM32F429I-DISCO firmware uploading

We use DFU mode. See the link above to the development environment.
by kwagyeman
Thu Mar 31, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: How to get the boards up and running?
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Re: How to get the boards up and running?

Hi, we don't specialize in answering questions like what you've asked at this forums. Please don't hijack threads.
by kwagyeman
Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Received Firesale board
Replies: 7
Views: 3456

Re: Received Firesale board

K, Unbuntu works great without issues also.
by kwagyeman
Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Debugging OpenMV with st-link
Replies: 5
Views: 2328

Re: Debugging OpenMV with st-link

I think you can just use the jumpers on the discovery boards to get access to the two wires. Then you just connect them to the OpenMV Cam.
by kwagyeman
Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Confused over the differences between Mk1, Mk2...
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

Re: Confused over the differences between Mk1, Mk2...

The difference is just the camera module. Both will have the same firmware. The OV2640 camera has a few JPEG modes which allow it to take higher resolution photos to save to disk and do MJPEG video with. However, it's picture quality is not as good. Basically it has a few more options for set_frames...
by kwagyeman
Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Project Discussion
Topic: High Speed Candy Sorting Machine
Replies: 2
Views: 1857

Re: High Speed Candy Sorting Machine

Great idea, So, make sure to use a DIFFUSED lighting source to illuminate the candy. Then, the camera shouldn't have a problem seeing anything. Also, make sure candies are very different colors.Red and Orange for example are too similar for a camera to easily distinguish. If you're working on the ca...
by kwagyeman
Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Debugging OpenMV with st-link
Replies: 5
Views: 2328

Re: Debugging OpenMV with st-link

Yes, Ibrahim used it previously to find the source of a serious bug on the platform. That said, I have no idea how he did this. He can respond with details.
by kwagyeman
Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Controlling hobby servos
Replies: 9
Views: 3490

Re: Controlling hobby servos

We'll have examples and stuff done too as soon as we can. We plan to make the example folder folder Arduino like with examples for everything. Until then, the best way to see the API is to look at these files: https://github.com/openmv/openmv/tree/master/src/omv/py The py_*.c files have all the func...
by kwagyeman
Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Controlling hobby servos
Replies: 9
Views: 3490

Re: Controlling hobby servos

Hi, The servo outputs are PD12/PD13, or pin P7/P8. Servo1 is P7 and Servo2 is P8. The VIN pin doesn't output voltage. Its in input. About the IDE crashes. What's the exact issue? Did the IDE not start? We'll have to fix that then. On Windows the firmware update does not work. You have to put the boa...
by kwagyeman
Sat Mar 19, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Received Firesale board
Replies: 7
Views: 3456

Re: Received Firesale board

Also, if you're on linux and you installed the dev environment and updating the firmware via the IDE is giving you issues please put the board into DFU mode and try using the make flash option to reprogram it.
by kwagyeman
Sat Mar 19, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Camera module is obsolete
Replies: 7
Views: 3210

Re: Camera module is obsolete

We decided to change sensor tot he OV7725 around December. Its been an excellent choice. We've noticed no issues with the OV7725.
by kwagyeman
Sat Mar 19, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Received Firesale board
Replies: 7
Views: 3456

Re: Received Firesale board

Hi, can you use this new release here?

https://github.com/openmv/openmv/releases

There are some serious bugs with the old firmware, but, for v1.2 the system should be stable now. We're still fixing issue however. We'll have a final release for KickStarter by sometime in May.
by kwagyeman
Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Controlling hobby servos
Replies: 9
Views: 3490

Re: Controlling hobby servos

If you're on Linux the firmware update in the GUI will work without needing the separate DFU app.
by kwagyeman
Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Controlling hobby servos
Replies: 9
Views: 3490

Re: Controlling hobby servos

Hi, have you installed the dev environment? https://github.com/openmv/openmv/wiki/Firmware-Development Without it you can't get all the fixes we've been releasing. Anyway, Ibrahim just released a new windows version right now: https://github.com/openmv/openmv/releases Version 1.1 is no good. Lots of...
by kwagyeman
Sun Mar 13, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: OpenMV + LoPy = overkill. Any plans on LoRa module?
Replies: 2
Views: 1292

Re: OpenMV + LoPy = overkill. Any plans on LoRa module?

No plans right now, trying to get this thing ready to go with the current feature set is already overloading us. I think we'll just focus on computer vision.
by kwagyeman
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Digits OCR onboard?
Replies: 3
Views: 1770

Re: Digits OCR onboard?

Hi,

You can probably cut digits out of an image. However, it might be slow in python. The board certainly has the computational capabilities to do OCR if we put it in firmware. But, as for right now, there are other things to focus on.
by kwagyeman
Sun Mar 06, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Questions on modularity
Replies: 1
Views: 1134

Re: Questions on modularity

Hi stonehengesc, >> * I see that there are options for 1.2 and 2 MP sensors, which is already pretty good. I see that OmniVision has sensors with likely the same interface that go up to commercial grade resolutions. Do you foresee any potential pitfalls for people trying to go 5, 10 MP? The OV7725 i...

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