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Imagine RIT 2010

This weekend was the third annual Imagine RIT festival. There was a record breaking 32,000 attendees and I feel like every one of those walked by our booth and asked us to explain retaliator. Unfortunately, Thomas’s pedestrian tracking algorithm wasn’t developed enough to track in real time by the time of the festival, so I threw together my first attempt at video processing. The end result was a turret that would track and fire at motion!

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About 6 months ago, I started working on an electronic air-soft turret.  My friend Thomas was looking for a computer vision project, and I had recently shown him a project by a guy from my home state, who does some really amazing write-ups.  Check out some of his other stuff while you’re there.

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Project work weekend.

We had another project work weekend. For me, this really involved juggling the four projects I’m working on, and trying to help people out with theirs. Overall it was a real good success, with the user center being full to bursting.

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