This project is the first time that I have ever attempted to do any type of coding or electrical project. The point of the project is to get a 3-D image to display on a screen that will show you the real time pitch and roll angles of your vehicle and also warn you when you are close to rolling. I am using an Adafruit 9 degree of freedom sensor along with a Raspberry Pi 3 model B.
Due to my lack of knowledge in the area of coding this project was pretty difficult, but I plan to continue working on it and making minor adjustments as I learn more.
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