In this video, take a closer look at a commercial LIDAR sensor for hobbyists.

Find out how the sensor manages to measure the distance to objects placed all around it and how we can use this data with a computer and an Arduino.

At the end watch a small robot which uses the LIDAR system to “crudely” navigate through a room.

SparkFun is a company well known for their IoT goodies and, now, they are venturing into the AI space with this new TensorFlow based kit: the SparkFun Artemis.

SparkFun released the company’s first open-source, embedded-systems module, SparkFun Artemis, Engineering Version. The SparkFun Artemis is intended to empower engineers, prototype makers, and R&D teams to integrate the TensorFlow machine-learning platform into any design. Additionally, the SparkFun team has launched three boards with the unshielded module: BlackBoard Artemis; BlackBoard […]