Using NodeJS and Express, I created a web interface to remotely control the pen drawing robot ‘Line-Us.’ Available from Cool Components. You can watch a video of it functioning here: And my project’s source code is available on GitHub: https://github.com/jonhassall/line-us-web The robot is available to purchase here: https://www.line-us.com/
Using my DJI Spark drone and taking around 40 photographs using its built-in camera, I was able to make a 3D reconstruction of where I live: Above House Model Simplified by jonny5alive on Sketchfab Direct link if you are unable to view it on this page.
Videos from when I had a drone back in 2017: See also the 3D model I created from my drone photographs using photogrammetry and a lot of patience: Aerial 3D Model Created with Drone Through Photogrammetry
Manual Traffic Surveys Many people in the UK may be familiar with seeing groups of people, or sometimes a parked vechicle, clearly displaying a sign saying ‘Traffic Survey.’ These people are employed to keep a tally of the number of vehicles using a road, and the types of vehicles. This information is important for planning … Read More
Here are a few important ways to speed up page loading times, together with the improved recorded times for comparison on a typical WordPress web site. While WordPress is hardly an optimized web application, it does benefit from the same speedup methods as most web applications. I used Google Chrome Developer Tools to time network … Read More
The general push to use SSL/HTTPS for every web site is improving security and privacy on the Internet. However, every request a web site makes will need to be secure, or browsers can remove the ‘Secure’ indicator, show a warning symbol, and sometimes pop up errors. You can add a simple header that will tell … Read More