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Michael Shimniok
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blown away by yet another fantastic mix!
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Never realized that we do share some common music taste there ;-)
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definitely great product. Great talk, too with lots of good insights. Thanks for making this available!
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that is at least 127 times cooler than my planet of the apes throw-and-parachute skydiving figurine. :)
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Wow. I had no idea there was so much excitement going on in Micro/PBR! I wonder if the gyro got saturated in that spin ;)
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Argh! I hate it when that happens. :(  Would love to hear more about your bot. A bunch of us from AVC are on diyrovers Google Group now, http://is.gd/diyrovers  Been talking about lessons learned, GPS, bunch of other stuff. :)
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Thanks for the heads up, Michael. I'll chime in on the thread soon!
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Wow. That is just amazing! Loved seeing the progression. Hope to see it in person some day.
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Nice! Can't wait to see it in action at the Parker Rover Rally!
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many of my favorite tunes -- nice mix!
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Wow, that does work well. Fast, too! I'll have to check out the code and get it going on my OpenMV. So for the next test, can you get it to key on 2 or even 3 things and then distinguish between each? :)
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Yes, I tried that on the big camera, with 3 descriptors for 3 markers.
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That was a solid practice run, nice. Would love to hear more about you bot. Are you on diyrovers google group? http://is.gd/diyrovers. There's a bunch of us AVC folks on there. Been talking about lessons learned from AVC among other things :)
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Thanks for posting the video! Troubled Child wants to point out that it's a 1986 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. :) (The truck is a bit of a pedant) lol  Thanks again, hope you had as much fun as we did!! Oh, here's more info about the truck: http://www.bot-thoughts.com/2014/06/avc-sharc-fsv.html
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Oops! I'll fix it. Thank you for the correction :)
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Nice! Saw your comment on Ibrahim's OpenMV youtube vid. I've been working with him on OpenMV to get it ready for a kickstarter. Would be glad to hear any feedback or thoughts. We have a google group going for updates/discussion (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/openmvcam)
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  • George Washington University
    MS Systems Engineering, 2006 - 2009
  • University of Arizona
    BS Computer Engineering, 1987 - 1993
  • Amphitheater High School
    1984 - 1987
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