Monitoring IV fluid bag levels with the Arduino Portenta H7 and Vision Shield

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — June 22nd, 2022 When a patient is receiving intravenous (IV) fluids, it is vital that air is not introduced into the line, as its presence can create issues such as excessive pressure or even embolisms that can be life-threatening. Normally, the level of fluids remaining within the bag is periodically checked by…… Continue reading Monitoring IV fluid bag levels with the Arduino Portenta H7 and Vision Shield

Meet Nikola, a camera-enabled smart companion robot

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — June 6th, 2022 For this year’s Embedded Vision Summit, Hackster.io’s Alex Glow created a companion robot successor to her previous Archimedes bot called Nikola. This time, the goal was to embed a privacy-focused camera and microphone system as well as several other components that would increase its adorability. The vision system uses a Nicla Vision…… Continue reading Meet Nikola, a camera-enabled smart companion robot

Estimating indoor CO2 levels using tinyML and computer vision

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — May 6th, 2022 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to how clean our indoor environments are, and by measuring the CO2 levels within a room, infection risks can be approximated since more CO2 is correlated with poor ventilation. Software engineer Swapnil Verma had the idea to use computer vision to count the number…… Continue reading Estimating indoor CO2 levels using tinyML and computer vision

This wizard-themed book nook diorama features a face detection system, LEDs, and an ePaper display

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 16th, 2021 The fantastical world of wizards and magic is one that can be explored by reading a book, and what better way to represent this than building your very own interactive diorama within a reading corner? Well, that is exactly what Andy of element14 Presents created when he combined a small…… Continue reading This wizard-themed book nook diorama features a face detection system, LEDs, and an ePaper display

Power of Python for Arduino Nano RP2040 Connect and Nano 33 BLE

Reading Time: 3 minutes Python support for three of the hottest Arduino boards out there is now yours. Through our partnership with OpenMV, the Nano RP2040 Connect, Nano 33 BLE and Nano 33 BLE Sense can now be programmed with the popular MicroPython language. Which means you get OpenMV’s powerful computer vision and machine learning capabilities thrown in. OpenMV…… Continue reading Power of Python for Arduino Nano RP2040 Connect and Nano 33 BLE

Optimizing a low-cost camera for machine vision

Reading Time: 15 minutes In this deep dive article, performance optimization specialist Larry Bank (a.k.a The Performance Whisperer) takes a look at the work he did for the Arduino team on the latest version of the Arduino_OV767x library. Arduino recently announced an update to the Arduino_OV767x camera library that makes it possible to run machine vision using TensorFlow Lite…… Continue reading Optimizing a low-cost camera for machine vision

OpenVX API for Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi is excited to bring the Khronos OpenVX 1.3 API to our line of single-board computers. Here’s Kiriti Nagesh Gowda, AMD‘s MTS Software Development Engineer, to tell you more. OpenVX for computer vision OpenVX™ is an open, royalty-free API standard for cross-platform acceleration of computer vision applications developed by The Khronos Group. The Khronos…… Continue reading OpenVX API for Raspberry Pi

Machine learning and rock, paper, scissors

Reading Time: 3 minutes Use a Raspberry Pi and a Pi Camera Module to build your own machine learning–powered rock paper scissors game! Rock-Paper-Scissors game using computer vision and machine learning on Raspberry Pi A Rock-Paper-Scissors game using computer vision and machine learning on the Raspberry Pi. Project GitHub page: https://github.com/DrGFreeman/rps-cv PROJECT ORIGIN: This project results from a challenge my…… Continue reading Machine learning and rock, paper, scissors

Take a photo of yourself as an unreliable cartoon

Reading Time: 2 minutes Take a selfie, wait for the image to appear, and behold a cartoon version of yourself. Or, at least, behold a cartoon version of whatever the camera thought it saw. Welcome to Draw This by maker Dan Macnish. Dan has made code, instructions, and wiring diagrams available to help you bring this beguiling weirdery into…… Continue reading Take a photo of yourself as an unreliable cartoon

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