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Running Sneeker

Okay, as promised, some more details about Sneeker and how I plan to use it...

To the left is a simple Capture program that came with the VideoXpress device I purchased to connect my wireless camera to my laptop.

Sneeker is on the floor about 10 feet away and looking at me. His basic program is just a handful of MOVE blocks and a WAIT for Ultrasonic Sensor block (triggered when it detects an obstacle at 12 inches or less). He moves randomly now since I'm not controlling him via RC or OnBrick (but that's coming...) - I"m just letting him roll and get into trouble.

This image shows my setup - laptop on the right, VideoXpress device to the left of the laptop (with USB cable running to back of laptop), and the webcam receiver connected to the VideoXpress device. There are WAY TOO MANY cables, but I've manage to bundle them up to keep them out of the way.

Finally, here's a link to a short and very-poorly edited video showing Sneeker's perspective. The video is .WMV format and 3MB in size and small. I was in a hurry :)

I'm working on getting a small demo setup using RoboRealm and will post that when completed.

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