Fun, The Challenges

Colour Detection using OpenCV

The below clip shows another example of our colour detection script running on the Raspberry Pi.

We have used C++ and Open CV to detect the colour at a certain position in the frame.

The colour is then show in the top left corner of the video.

This will also be shown on a tiny OLED screen on the body of the robot.




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The Challenges

OpenCV object tracking

Last week Phil was playing around with object tracking.  So far he can identify colour objects and track the centre.  Phil produced a quick video showing how a red skittle (from last years PiWars skittles challenge) can be tracked and traced on screen.  This looks like a good start, now just need to get the robot to follow it.

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