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h1. Wiki

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h3. *Quick Links*

* [[FAQ]]
* [[Downloads]]
* [[People]]
* [[CMUcam1:]]
* "Toy Robots Initiative":http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~illah/EDUTOY/

* [[Legal Information]]

h3. *Typical Uses* *Copyrights*

One of All brand names and trademarks mentioned on this website and in documents found on this website are the primary uses property of their respective owners.

h3. *Disclaimer*

The CMUcam2 was designed very carefully. We have made every effort to avoid mistakes but we cannot guarantee that
the CMUcam2 CMUCam2 is to track or monitor color. free of errors. The
best performance can be achieved when there are highly contrasting
information found on this website is given as an indication.

h3. *Limitation of Liability*

In no event shall Carnegie Mellon University
and intense
colors. For instance, it can easily track a red ball on a white background,
but it would
its manufactures and distributors be hard liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profit, operating cost for commercial interruption, loss of information, or any other financial loss) from the use or inability to differentiate between different shades use the CMUcam2 even if Carnegie Mellon University or its manufactures or distributors have been informed of brown in
changing light. Tracking colorful objects can
such damages.

The CMUcam2 is intended to
be used to localize landmarks,
follow lines,
indoors in residential areas for hobbyist, educational, and experimental use. The CMUcam2 is not designed and not authorized for use in military applications, or chase for use in applications involving explosives, or in medical applications, or for use as a moving beacon. Using color statistics, it is possible
to monitor
security alarm, or for use as a scene, detect a specific color fire alarm, or do primitive motion detection. If
the camera detects a drastic color change, then chances are something
in the
scene changed. Using “line mode,” the CMUcam2 can act
applications involving elevators, or in embedded applications in commercial vehicles such as an easy way
but not limited to get low resolution binary images of colorful objects. This can be used cars, trucks, boats, scooters, motorcycles, karts, jet skis, aircraft, helicopters, etc., or in embedded applications involving commercial aircraft such as but not limited to
do more sophisticated line following that includes branch detection, or even
simple shape recognition. These more advanced operations would require
custom algorithms that would post process
helicopters, gliders, etc.

In
the binary images sent from same way, the
CMUcam2.

h3. *Typical Configuration*

The most common configuration for the
CMUcam2 is not designed, or intended, or authorized to have it communicate
to a master processor via a standard RS232 serial port. This “master processor”
test, develop, or be built into applications where failure could be create a computer, PIC, Basic Stamp, Handy Board, Brainstem or
similar microcontroller setup. The CMUcam2 is small enough
dangerous situation that may result in financial losses, damage to add simple
vision to embedded systems that cannot afford the size
property, personal injury, or power of a standard
computer based vision system. Its communication protocol is designed to
accommodate even
the slowest death of processors. people or animals. If your device does not have
a fully level shifted serial port,
you can also communicate to use the CMUcam2
over
voluntarily or involuntarily for such unauthorized applications, you agree to subtract Carnegie Mellon University and its manufactures and distributors from all liability for any claim for compensation. Carnegie Mellon University and its manufactures and distributors entire liability and your exclusive remedy shall be at Carnegie Mellon University's and its manufactures and distributors option for the TTL serial port. This is return of the same as a normal serial port except that
price paid for, or repair, or replacement of the data is transmitted using non-inverted 0 to 5 volt logic. The CMUcam2
supports various baud rates to accommodate slower processors. For even
slower processors,
CMUcam2. Carnegie Mellon University and its manufactures and distributors disclaim all other warranties, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the camera can operate in “poll mode”. In this mode, the
host processor can ask the CMUcam2
implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for just a single packet of data. This
gives slower processors the ability to more easily stay synchronized
particular purpose, with the
data. It is also possible
respect to add a delay between individual serial data characters
using
the “delay mode” command. Due to the communication delays,
both poll mode
CMUcam2 including accompanying written material, hardware and delay mode will lower the total frame rate that can be
processed. Frame resolutions are not affected by delay mode or baud rate as
they were in the original CMUcam.

firmware.