Robot Obstacle Avoidance

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RobotSumo
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Robot Obstacle Avoidance

Postby RobotSumo » Wed May 20, 2020 1:44 pm

Hi guys,
I'm working in a project on robotics, and i want to know if there is a possibility to detect obstacle and avoid them with the OpenMV cam M7 ?

Thaaanks,
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kwagyeman
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Re: Robot Obstacle Avoidance

Postby kwagyeman » Wed May 20, 2020 11:03 pm

Yes, what computer vision method do you plan to use. I.e. how do you envision seeing the object? Typically there needs to be a feature you are looking for.
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Re: Robot Obstacle Avoidance

Postby RobotSumo » Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:52 am

Thanks a lot mr kwagyeman for you reply,
I want to make an intelligent transport system and for that i need that my robot can detect obstacles or an other robot to avoid them .
for that i want to use Zumo robot and the openmv cam m7 a servo motor.

the problem here is firstly i don't know how to link the camera to the robot...the shematic wrinig diagram

It's something like the project https://github.com/mjs513/TeensyOpenMV but i don't know when and where to start.

can you help please sir.

Thanks,
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Re: Robot Obstacle Avoidance

Postby kwagyeman » Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:01 pm

Ah, yeah, you can actually do everything from the OpenMV Cam.

How are the motors driven? Servos? Or are they two wires? If two wires then please buy our motor shield. If they are servo motors please buy our servo shield. The Pan and Tilt shield will allow control of 3 motors and it has a regulator to take battery power as an input.
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Re: Robot Obstacle Avoidance

Postby RobotSumo » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:17 am

Thank you sir,

okey i will buy them after coronavirus, but if there is another techniques or something to use to do this project just with openmv cam and servo motors of openmv cam i will be really to do the project this days i will be thankfull.
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Re: Robot Obstacle Avoidance

Postby kwagyeman » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:38 am

Okay, if you have servo motors then you can use pins 7, 8, 9 on the OpenMV Cam H7 to control 3 servos. Please see the board control example scripts.

Once you have motor control working you can do other stuff.
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Re: Robot Obstacle Avoidance

Postby RobotSumo » Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:54 am

Okay thaaaaaaaaanks a loot ;)

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