Tom Bamber
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Choosing path planning and obstacle avoidance algorithm for 2D space
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As you can reduce the path planning and collision avoidance of aircraft down to 2D if you do not include separation by height, I will use aerospace as the example. One school of thought is that ...

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What are the notable limitations on using Java with Mindstorms NXT 2.0?
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A lot of the different options with regards to language are listed on the NXT wiki page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lego_Mindstorms_NXT_2.0. NXT-G NXT-G is the programming software included in the ...

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Are time-of-flight cameras like the swissranger affected by outdoor fog?
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The swissranger is a RF-modulated light sources with phase detectors which is one type of time of flight camera. The other type is Range Gated Imager. The Wiki Page for time-of-flight cameras http://...

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Telemetry with Ardupilot 2.6
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MAVLink is an encoded message. In order for you to get specific data out of it you will need to decode it in some way. There are a number of ways of doing this including writing your own code and ...

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How can I get Windows Kinect working on Angstrom on Beaglebone?
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This is the method I have found to build the libfreenect for beaglebone: http://elinux.org/ECE497_Project_BeagleBoard_Kinect_with_Usable_Framerates Summarised below: Kinect Drivers--libfreenect ...

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Dropping PWM on Ardrone Parrot 2.0
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I have not used the ARDrone but have experience with height hold on another autopilot. Without the further information, a quick google search found a possible firmware issue with ARDrone in this ...

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How can I detect the edge of a table?
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There are a number of different approaches to solving this problem: Distance Sensors Touch Sensor RFID Tags around the edge of the table (Or magnets) Camera (Using image processing, would be harder ...

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