Jack Crossfire's Blog – May 2012 Archive (5)

Downward facing camera

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Added by Jack Crossfire on May 25, 2012 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

1st spinning camera footage



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Added by Jack Crossfire on May 18, 2012 at 2:46pm — 3 Comments

I2C woes





Stepped the wireless down to 11megabit & the range definitely increased.  It uses a lot more power because the transmitter is on longer, but the penetration is much better. 



Found another 64k of RAM on the STM32F4.  It's the…

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Added by Jack Crossfire on May 12, 2012 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Kickstarter thoughts

If you don't have dreams of launching a UAV project on kickstarter, making zillions of dollars, & quitting your unemployment compensation, you're crazy.  So here's a quick graph of kickstarter funding for "currently funding" LA…

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Added by Jack Crossfire on May 6, 2012 at 9:54pm — 7 Comments

Wifi cam complete

Various modes of Marcy 2's fully functioning wifi camera are shown. A 168Mhz 128k RAM chip compresses JPEG & streams on 802.11g. As the frame size increases & color is enabled, the framerate goes down. Body movement around the antenna makes it drop packets. It still compresses a lot faster…

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Added by Jack Crossfire on May 3, 2012 at 8:13pm — 10 Comments

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