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Rich LeGrand, 02/17/2014 08:09 pm


Teach Pixy an object

Teaching Pixy an object is super easy, but first let's talk about which objects will work well with Pixy. Pixy uses a hue-based color filtering
algorithm to detect objects. Since Pixy uses hue (color) the object needs to have a distinct hue. Here are some objects that are good because
they have good, distrinct hues.

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Here are some bad objects because either there is no hue (black, white or gray) or the hue is not distinct.

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Keeping these guidelines in mind, choose an object to teach Pixy. Start by applying power to Pixy via battery or USB cable. Hold down the
button on top of Pixy. As you hold the button down, the indicator LED will turn on, first white, then red,
then other colors, but when it turns red, release the button. When you release