Integrated motion tracking. Eyes follow movement. As an indicator he blinks when he loses the target. pic.twitter.com/zOblwCUvEN
— Arachnoid Com Feed (@Arachnoid1x) May 18, 2014
flynnboyo has been getting help with what is shaping into quite a compelling project on the Adafruit Forums:
In the act of breaking this beastie open to take some pics I must have tightened something that was lose up. He just about jumped off of the table at me when I ran the servo example looped through all of his servos. This is a great company and thank you for your time. Here’s the project thread if you are curious.
Spent time mounting the BBB, 8×8 led eye matrices and play station camera. pic.twitter.com/UH3s6KsxRk
— Arachnoid Com Feed (@Arachnoid1x) May 15, 2014
This thing still gives me the willies when I handle it.- Servo control boards wired. Walking algorithms next. pic.twitter.com/SQBjvepR4P
— Arachnoid Com Feed (@Arachnoid1x) May 14, 2014
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