The World’s First Universal LEGO Sorter @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
Sure, you’ve got your LEGO sorters that can sort the pieces that are kinda similar. But what about a LEGO sorting machine that can sort every single LEGO piece, including wheels, gears, connectors, and everything else. Here’s more from Daniel West via Toward Data Science:
The camera takes photographs of LEGO parts coming alongthe belt, then sends images of the parts wirelessly to a server which runs an AI algorithm to identify the part out of thousands of possible LEGO elements. I’ll give more details about the AI algorithm itself in future articles, but this article will be dedicated to the processing that occurs between the camera’s raw video output and the input to the neural network.
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