Archive | August, 2014

Motion on Beaglebone Black

This tutorial runs through the process of installing the application Motion on Beaglebone Black to turn it into a Wifi camera system. Only a few items are needed on this project, a USB webcam, a Wifi dongle, your Beaglebone Black, and a powered USB hub. (more…)

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Linux Simple Screen Recorder

Screen recording can be a very useful tool on any computer. Simple Screen Recorder is one of the most user friendly and high quality apps I have come across in my search. Installing it is as simple as using it, and requires nothing but a computer, Internet, and a microphone (if you choose to record […]

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Servo motor control using a USB controller

1. Getting your USB Controller input values   Step 1  Get a USB Controller.  I am using the SNES USB Controller (found on a different post somewhere).  I also tested this code with a Logitech USB Playstation Controller, and worked just as well. Step 2 Find your USB pathway.  On the command line, type /dev/input/by-id/(hit […]

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