We are wanting to take more experienced suggestions on strategies to solve this years game. This year’s game has 3 sections of retro reflective tape on the bottom half of a hexagon at a bottom height of 8’. We are planning to mount a H7 camera to our turret with a green LED ring light, range finder, and IMU. The most obvious solution is to increase the shutter speed such that the only thing we see is the reflective tape (and maybe ceiling lights) and running that through a hue filter and then find either blobs or rectangles. I see 2 major pitfalls: 1 as our range decreases, at a fixed shutter speed, the tape may over saturate and then the Hue filter will fail. 2 is there an easy way from the camera to project the angle to turn the turret given how the target is moving through the image over time?
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