Activity

From 02/28/2017 to 03/29/2017

03/27/2017

09:37 pm Pixy Software: RE: Pixy Signature Location in Python on Windows
Hello Max,
We have python support in Linux but now Windows:
http://cmucam.org/projects/cmucam5/wiki/Building_lib...
Edward Getz
09:32 pm Pixy Software: RE: Arduino I2C getBlocks() returns 1 and not block count
Hello Josh,
Hmm, I'm not sure either. We'll get someone here to try to reproduce this and see what we find.
E...
Edward Getz

03/24/2017

05:42 pm Pixy Software: Pixy Signature Location in Python on Windows
I would like to get the x and y location of a signature from the pixy in python on a windows machine. Is there a way... Max Power

03/23/2017

03:40 pm Pixy Software: RE: Arduino I2C getBlocks() returns 1 and not block count
I understand that, slightly... When I have one object of one color code (for example, a pink and green cylinder), I u... Josh Gibson
12:42 pm Pixy Software: RE: Arduino I2C getBlocks() returns 1 and not block count
Hello Josh,
The code has changed quite a bit since then. Currently, getBlocks() should not block and will return 0...
Edward Getz
12:29 pm Pixy Software: RE: Pixy data returning slower than Arduino scan time?
Hello Josh,
Pixy will stream the detected blocks until it has no more blocks to stream for that particular frame. ...
Edward Getz

03/22/2017

11:34 pm Pixy Software: RE: Arduino I2C getBlocks() returns 1 and not block count
Did this ever get fixed? Dale Heatherington is correct in that calling getBlocks() twice returns the correct block nu... Josh Gibson

03/21/2017

10:11 pm Pixy Software: Pixy data returning slower than Arduino scan time?
Hi,
I notice that when I use @Serial.println(blocks);@ after getting the blocks, I get...
000000000000010000000...
Josh Gibson

03/15/2017

10:43 pm Pixy Software: RE: Pixy Object proximity
Hello Connor,
Do you want to detect when the objects are close to each other? Or do you want to detect when they a...
Edward Getz
10:40 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: pan/tilt servo malfunction
Hello Shoaib,
Make sure you're not using a USB hub, or perhaps your servo wires are reversed. Have you seen this gu...
Edward Getz

03/14/2017

02:57 pm Pixy Hardware: pan/tilt servo malfunction
Hello,
I recently purchased a pixy and pan/tilt kit but I am having issues with it. The servos go crazy out of contr...
shoaib mohamed
11:17 am Pixy Software: Pixy Object proximity
Hello,
I am using the pixy to work as a proximity sensor while using an Arduino as the controller. I want the Ardu...
Connor Mann

03/10/2017

10:24 pm Pixy for LEGO Mindstorms: RE: I2C Queries
Hello KJ,
You essentially send a 0x51 byte to Pixy over I2C and start reading over I2C. I2C sometimes uses "regist...
Edward Getz
04:16 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: info on object recognition
Hi Marco,
unfortunately not. Pixy is designed to detect and track objects based on color. It does not do pattern r...
Jesse French

03/09/2017

08:33 am Pixy Software: RE: Get video stream from Pixy without PixyMon
Hi Elia,
We don't have (official) support for libpixyusb in windows because most users use Pixy in dedicated (embed...
Edward Getz

03/08/2017

07:11 pm Pixy Software: RE: Pan and Tilt Coding of "class ServoLoop"?
Hello Scott,
You don't need to use a class or struct. The class or struct allows you to store the gains and the st...
Edward Getz
02:16 pm Pixy Software: RE: How to change the resting distance from Pixy Lens to Object.
I see - your solution sounds great! Glad it's working. Good luck and post a link to a video if you make one :) would ... Jesse French
11:17 am Pixy Hardware: info on object recognition
Good morning , i need to know if pixy camera will be able to recognize the presence or not of a marking for example o... Marco Zaro
10:58 am Pixy Software: Pan and Tilt Coding of "class ServoLoop"?
Hello
I was wondering why the PanTilt sketch provided for the Pixy camera are declared as "class ServoLoop"? Couldn'...
scott monasee
10:45 am Pixy Software: RE: How to change the resting distance from Pixy Lens to Object.
Hello Jesse
What I am doing is mounting the Pixy camera at the end of a robotic arm. I am using the camera to find...
scott monasee

03/07/2017

10:41 am Pixy Software: RE: Servos speed
OK, thanks!!! :)
Matheus Antonio da Silva
07:22 am Pixy Software: RE: Read multi objects
Hi Shane,
I just had a quick look at EV3 basic with PixyCam (I had the lego version using the I2C interface and no...
C Yim
03:26 am Pixy Software: RE: Get video stream from Pixy without PixyMon
Oh, I see. Thanks Edward!
So I need to get successive frames like Jim does (http://cmucam.org/boards/9/topics/5106?r...
Elia Schoen

03/06/2017

09:59 pm Pixy for LEGO Mindstorms: RE: I2C Queries
I'm new to this, so sorry if this question is stupid, but what do I send that to? Do I send 0x51 to the register 0x5... KJ Newman
08:44 pm Pixy for LEGO Mindstorms: RE: I2C Queries
Hello KJ,
You just need to send (for example) 0x51 (and nothing else and then start reading) if you want to get the...
Edward Getz
08:39 pm Pixy Software: RE: Snapshot with libpixyusb?
Hello Elia,
This page explains how to get started with libpixyusb (it's what's being used in this topic discussion....
Edward Getz
08:36 pm Pixy Software: RE: Servos speed
Hello Matheus,
This is not supported (sorry).
Edward
Edward Getz
08:35 pm Pixy Software: RE: Get video stream from Pixy without PixyMon
Hello Elia,
PixyMon gets video by getting successive frames in the same way it's done through libpixyusb. There is...
Edward Getz
08:30 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Pixy Pan/Tilt Demo
Hello Michael,
I'm not sure why you are getting an error. Your Pixy isn't going into the pan/tilt demo. Can you t...
Edward Getz
08:27 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Pixy potentially dead
Hello Brandon,
Sorry for the problems. We'll have someone from support contact you.
Edward
Edward Getz
10:37 am Pixy Software: RE: Servos speed
Sorry I'am late. Yes, I want the servo to move more slowly, can I do it? Matheus Antonio da Silva
09:45 am Pixy Software: RE: Snapshot with libpixyusb?
Hi all!
I know that this post is an old discussion, but I'd like to know where I have to write this code to try it.
...
Elia Schoen
03:47 am Pixy Software: RE: Get video stream from Pixy without PixyMon
Hi Edward
Thanks for the replay.
Anyway, in that post they're talking about getting a frame, I think, but I need ...
Elia Schoen

03/05/2017

06:43 pm Pixy Hardware: Pixy potentially dead
Hey,
So I've been using a PixyCam in a project with an Arduino Mega 2560 over an I2C communications channel. It's wo...
Brandon Crecco

03/04/2017

03:08 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Pixy Pan/Tilt Demo
Action➜Run the pan/tilt demo. Micheal Tran
12:37 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Pixy Pan/Tilt Demo
Hey Edward,
Yes i tried running the pan/tilt demo from the Action menu...
i´m sure that i assembled the pan/til...
Micheal Tran
12:27 am Pixy for LEGO Mindstorms: RE: LEGO Mindstorms pixy-adapter www.mindsensors.com
The Mindsensors adapter essentially turns your pixy into a NXTCAM. So it is usable with EV blocks, but you have to u... KJ Newman
12:25 am Pixy Software: RE: Pixy Camera for Lego Mindstorms - RobotC
There is a way to link it directly through existing RobotC drivers. You need a PixyAdapter from mind sensors (http:/... KJ Newman
12:22 am Pixy for LEGO Mindstorms: I2C Queries
Long story short, I am using the Lego firmware for a non-lego system, so I am making my own drivers. Also, I am not ... KJ Newman

03/03/2017

10:31 pm Pixy Software: RE: Pixy Camera for Lego Mindstorms - RobotC
Hello Margaret,
We have Firmware SDK group here:
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/pixy_firmware_sdk
You...
Edward Getz
10:27 pm Pixy Software: RE: Get video stream from Pixy without PixyMon
Hello Elia,
I'm not sure I understand the question, but you can get video through libpixyusb. This thread might he...
Edward Getz
10:23 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: video from SPI or I2C
Hello Sultan,
Pixy only sends raw video through the USB port. The serial ports (SPI, I2C and UART) tend to be too ...
Edward Getz
10:21 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Pixy Pan/Tilt Demo
Hello Michael,
Have you tried running the pan/tilt demo from the Action menu?
http://cmucam.org/projects/cmucam5/...
Edward Getz
10:17 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Not work properly Pan/Tilt Servo Motor Kit for Pixy
Hello Rikiya,
The servos act strangely when there is a power issue. This is probably it works with 1 servo but not...
Edward Getz
04:00 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Have to re-teach pixy after powerup
Great, thank you! Looks like they're referring to Pixy - it's been around for a few years :)
I've emailed the CMU ...
Jesse French
02:27 pm Pixy Hardware: Pixy Pan/Tilt Demo
Hello,
i get a Pixy and a Pan/Tilt. The Pixy can detect the objects. but the Pan/Tilt doesn´t follow the objekt. Wha...
Micheal Tran
08:25 am Pixy Software: Pixy Camera for Lego Mindstorms - RobotC
Is there any way of integrating the Pixy Camera into a Lego Mindstorms Ev3 without having to use either the EV3 progr... Margaret Hartnett

03/02/2017

03:52 pm Pixy Hardware: RE: Have to re-teach pixy after powerup
Hi Jesse, Thanks for your response.
I have posted the link below, it is a pretty old tutorial (2014)they may have ...
Eddie Doyle
01:05 pm Pixy Software: Get video stream from Pixy without PixyMon
Hi everyone!
I'd like to know....Is it possible to bypass PixyMon and bring the streams of video and data in another...
Elia Schoen
06:29 am Pixy Hardware: video from SPI or I2C
Hello,
I'm asking if this devise can output live video stream through SPI or I2C connection to FPGA board.
If yes...
Sultan Aldhahri
12:57 am Pixy Hardware: Not work properly Pan/Tilt Servo Motor Kit for Pixy
When 1 Servo connect (Pan or Tilt), it's OK.
When 2 Servo connect (Pan and Tilt), it's NG, Malfunction.
Why?
Rikiya Yamamoto

03/01/2017

08:30 pm Pixy for LEGO Mindstorms: RE: Pixy detecting silver balls?
Hello Holger,
Highly reflective surfaces are difficult for Pixy to detect because it is using hue for detection and...
Edward Getz
08:24 pm Pixy Software: RE: QFSFileEngine::open: No file name specified
Hello Pei,
Thanks for the info about the error message. Have you tried Qt5.2 or 4.8?
Edward
Edward Getz
01:36 pm Pixy Software: RE: How to change the resting distance from Pixy Lens to Object.
Hey Scott,
OK, that's more clear...I'm still confused when you say Pixy will "advance" and "retreat" towards the b...
Jesse French

02/28/2017

05:46 pm Pixy for LEGO Mindstorms: Pixy detecting silver balls?
Hi,
As you might know, in RoboCup Junior Rescue Line, the task is to collect and place a number of silver balls.
Wo...
Holger Schlingloff
05:38 pm Pixy Software: RE: QFSFileEngine::open: No file name specified

The *ERROR* message "QFSFileEngine::open: No file name specified" issue can be corrected by modifying *line 41* in ...
Pei JIA
01:11 pm Pixy Software: RE: QFSFileEngine::open: No file name specified
I'm *NOW* building/running PixyMon against Qt 5.8 .... Still failed...
Pei JIA
12:39 pm Pixy Software: RE: How to change the resting distance from Pixy Lens to Object.
Hello Jesse
Thx for responding. I was unclear. When you use the servo ports on the back of the Pixy you get the pan ...
scott monasee
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