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Amir Tahvildaran <adt22-at-drexel.edu>
Re: Video on your tank [TANKS]
Sun, 15 Oct 2006 12:46:55 -0400
Joe Sommer wrote:
> At 10:37 AM 10/15/2006 +0100, you wrote:
>> I know that there have been some attempts at using a video camera to
>> steer (and aim) a tank but this video proves what can be dome with a
>> bit of ingenuity.
>> Of course the camera would need gyro stabilisation on a tank but it
>> is still very, very impressive!
> Your camera, transmitter and receiver are obviously
> much better than our early attempts. We can easily
> drive our tanks and visually acquire targets with video.
> However we had trouble aiming the gun and seeing
> hits at ranges beyond 30 meters (typical engagement
> Do you have a paint ball gun or can you borrow one
> from a friend? If yes, it would be very interesting to
> test if your camera can see paint balls as they are
> fired and fly down-range to hit a target.
> What camera, transmitter and receiver do you use
> and what do they cost?
At the end of the video these were in the credits: