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Offline galannthegreatTopic starter

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Which camera?
« on: May 25, 2009, 06:33:26 PM »
I am trying to decide on a good yet simple to use camera for blob tracking and frame tracking, but I get lost when I try to decide on anything specific.

Something that can easily communicate with, say, a PIC16F877A or the like. Preferably I2C or maybe parallel, and if possible anyone that may know of a way to make a typical computer webcam work as the tracking device (if there is any).

Thanks, Kurt.
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Re: Which camera?
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2009, 07:50:10 AM »
http://www.societyofrobots.com/robot_faq.shtml#camera_microcontroller

If budget is a prob, go with CMUcam1, or if it isn't, go for Blackfin. Check the manuals just to make sure it can do I2C.

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Re: Which camera?
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2009, 10:18:45 AM »
Why not serial? Does your PIC have hardware UART?
Check out the Roboduino, Arduino-compatible board!


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Re: Which camera?
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2009, 08:15:04 PM »
Yea, my PIC does, but if the camera I choose has I2C, I say why not learn how to use I2C this way? But, I will keep in mind, if all else fails use the alternatives.

Thanks BTW. :)
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