Category Archives: Dev Stuff

Using The RedBoard+ From Within a Docker Container…

…because why do anything the easy way? I’ve switched to using the StereoPi image for MacFeegle Prime as it offers the lowest latency for streaming video, the downside is I can’t get ROS to build on it so I’m using Docker which needs to interface with hardware… I’m using the RedBoard+ by Red Robotics, it… Read More »

StereoPi Image Mods

I’ve been using the Ubiquity Robotics Raspberry Pi ROS image to run both the robot and controller, it seemed the easiest way to get ROS running, but now I’m trying to get low latency streaming working from the cameras it is proving tricky. New Plan, use the Stereo Pi image with Docker to host ROS… Read More »

Nerf Gun Shooting Gallery

This is a work in progress as it has turned out to be far more complicated than I thought it would be! I’ve learned a lot about how to design parts for my 3d printer and how to use the laser cutter at Reading Hackspace too though so already winning! Over the passed few years… Read More »

Unity UI for DeskCycle Arduino Speedometer

[Updated, see end of article] Since my last post I’ve improved the Arduino speedo code to respond to requests and also tweaked the gear ration to be a bit closer to my road bike.  I’ve also implemented a simple speedo interface using Unity. The Unity application also automatically searches the COM ports on the machine… Read More »