CMUcam4 Graphical User Interface

Version 72 (Kwabena Agyeman, 03/11/2013 09:02 pm)

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h1. CMUcam4 Graphical User Interface
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h3. *Windows Setup*
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Follow the steps below to setup the CMUcam4GUI for Windows:
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p(. 1. Download the "CMUcam4GUI.zip":/attachments/download/796/CMUcam4GUI_windows_100.zip file
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    2. Unzip it and extract the contents
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    3. Run the CMUcam4GUI.exe file
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h3. *Linux Setup*
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Follow the steps below to setup the CMUcam4GUI for Linux:
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p(. 1. Add your user name to the dialout group
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<pre>
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sudo adduser username dialout
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</pre>
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p(. 2. Now verify by typing
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<pre>
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groups username
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</pre>
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p(. 3. Now log out and then log back in
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    4. Download the "CMUcam4GUI.zip":/attachments/download/797/CMUcam4GUI_linux_100.zip file
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    5. Unzip it and extract the contents
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    6. Run the CMUcam4GUI.sh file
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h3. *Macintosh Setup*
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Follow the steps below to setup the CMUcam4GUI for Macintosh:
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p(. 1. Install the QtSDK for Mac "here":http://www.developer.nokia.com/info/sw.nokia.com/id/da8df288-e615-443d-be5c-00c8a72435f8/Qt_SDK.html.
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    2. Download the "CMUcam4GUI Source":/attachments/785/CMUcam4GUI.zip
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    3. Open the CMUcam4GUI.pro file using QtCreator and switch to release mode from debug mode
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    4. Run the CMUcam4GUI.app file
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_Question: Why don't you have a prebuilt MAC application?_
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_Answer: Kwabena, the CMUcam4 developer, does not have a MAC..._ 
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Note: The Macintosh version runs at a maximum baud rate of 115,000 BPS versus the Windows and Linux versions that run at a maximum baud rate of 230,400 BPS. If you can, please use the Windows or Linux versions for faster functionality.
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h3. *CMUcam4GUI Manual*
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_Coming Soon_
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*Viewing Tab*
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!/attachments/798/viewing_tab.png!
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* Send Frame Control - Select the horizontal and vertical resolution for the send frame button in the tool bar
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** You cannot move whatever you are taking a picture of while the send frame command is running
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** Use a smaller resolution to capture the image more quickly - like 160x120
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* Dump Frame Control - Select the horizontal and vertical resolution for the dump frame button in the tool bar
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** You cannot move whatever you are taking a picture of while the dump frame command is running
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** Use a smaller resolution to capture the image more quickly - like 160x120
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*Tracking Tab*
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!/attachments/799/tracking_tab.png!
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*Options Tab*
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!/attachments/800/options_tab.png!
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*Disk Tab*
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!/attachments/801/disk_tab.png!
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If you encounter errors trying to connect to the CMUcam4, unplug your USB to serial device from the PC and plug it back in again. Also, make sure your serial converter can handle 115200 BPS and 230400 BPS. If you are using a FTDI chip then you'll be fine.
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h3. *CMUcam4GUI Source*
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Click "here":/attachments/785/CMUcam4GUI.zip to download the source code for the CMUcam4GUI.
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You will need the Qt 1.2.1 SDK (Desktop 4.8.1) to compile the code which you can download "here":http://www.developer.nokia.com/info/sw.nokia.com/id/da8df288-e615-443d-be5c-00c8a72435f8/Qt_SDK.html.