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Birmingham hack & maker group

FizzPop has moved to a new space. Although I attend only slightly more often than once a month, I aim to be more frequently attending meet-ups now. If you want eclectic ideas, fast and furious random argudiscussions on (often mad) topics that daisy chain together, soldering lessons, or just somewhere to chill with really cool […]

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Playing with the Kinect

I’ve been playing with the Microsoft Kinect in Windows. Ironically, perhaps, it was far faster to use non-MS tools to do it! I’ve just spent an hour or so playing with the outputs from the OpenKinect tools, which allow you see the IR outputs, depth map (as a false colour “thermal image” and the visible […]

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This is brilliant – Instructables laser tank game brought to life

Brilliant! This is one man’s creative bringing-to-life of the classic tank games on computer, by integrating a chassis and sensor suite, and then having it shoot lasers at the enemy via a web browser! Tankbot – Internet Controlled TankRobot

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