What is Arduino?
One of the most common questions I see from people that are just entering electronics and programming is: what is Arduino? Well, Arduino is a platform for microcontroller devices that makes embedded programming much easier than traditional methods. Thanks to Arduino's simplicity and ease-of-use, embedded systems and programming now have...
End of the Kickstarter
I'm a little late in posting this (8 days late, to be exact), but the Pixy Kickstarter is over and we're on to the next phase of the project. Here's how we did: Total Days: 30 Total Backers: 2,802 Total Pixies: 3,500+ Total Funding: $274,352 We can't...
CMUcam Pixy Explained
Pixy is a fully open source embedded camera that has a dual core ARM processor, USB/I2C/UART/SPI communication, and built-in computer vision algorithms. Pixy, also known as the CMUcam5, is the 5th revision of the CMUcam, started by Anthony Rowe of Carnegie Mellon University. Pixy was developed jointly...
Introducing Pixy (aka CMUcam5). Its an embedded camera that has a dual core ARM processor, USB/I2C/UART/SPI communication, and built-in vision algorithms. I started working on this camera back in September 2012 as a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon, working with Rich LeGrand of [Charmed Labs](http://charmedlabs....