For a long time I have wanted to build a remote controlled robot car capable of being controlled via the Internet, at long ranges using 4G/LTE cellular connectivity. So I did. I used a Raspberry Pi 3B+, an Adafruit DC and Stepper Motor Hat, and a Logitech C930e USB UVC webcam. The robot is capable … Read More
I’ve noticed many people having problems watching the cameras, as the official web site still uses the now defunct Flash, so I wrote this short guide on a way to play the live stream from the cameras: For PC and Mac Download and install VLC Player Download this file (right click and Save As): https://www.jonhassall.com/downloads/ntufalconcams.m3u … Read More
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