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by ChaosSystems
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: No confirmation email from RS
Replies: 19
Views: 4361

Re: No confirmation email from RS

<t>Hi<br/> <br/> I received the following email on the 3rd March. I managed to register at about 06:15 on the day of the launch. The lead time on Element 14 (Farnell) is 58 days and the Model B costs £24.55 + £4.91VAT = £29.46<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Dear Customer<br/> <br/> Thank you for...
by ChaosSystems
Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry PI with an arduino...
Replies: 26
Views: 17160

Re: Raspberry PI with an arduino...

<t>Hi<br/> <br/> I've created a VM version of the PI with 256M ram using Oracle VM Virtual Box and a Debian Business Card iso. The Arduino IDE uses Java and X11 to display so I loaded a simple interface LDXE. Once I'd installed Java and the gcc-var and avr-libc libraries, the IDE was good to go. See...
by ChaosSystems
Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Visual Recognition Using OpenKinect
Replies: 2
Views: 2962

Re: Visual Recognition Using OpenKinect

<t>Hi<br/> <br/> I'm thinking of connecting an xBox Kinect to the USB of the RPi and using the OpenKinect library to produce some software that will recognise objects. I know it's been done at Reading University but not with a RPi and besides, their software was of poor quality. A coffee cup placed ...
by ChaosSystems
Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3743
Views: 228761

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Hi Everyone<br/> <br/> My name is Richard and I am the MD of Chaos Systems Limited based in Cambridgeshire, bringing order to the chaos of applications development. I am a great believer of the chaos theory in particular the butterfly effect. I feel, like the butterfly, the introduction of the RP...
by ChaosSystems
Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi or Arduino?
Replies: 29
Views: 11351

Re: Raspberry Pi or Arduino?

<t>I personally would use both for education. I would plug the Arduino into the USB port of the RPi and run the Arduino IDE on it (has anyone tried running the Arduino IDE on a RPi?).<br/> <br/> Children love flashing lights and servos moving, Connect an ultrasonic range finder to a buzzer and you'v...

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