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Make drone fly autonomously from point A to B [duplicate]

I want to develop a autonomous drone which is able to fly from point A to point B in an indoor location. The drone starts at point A and with a button push it should fly to point B. The points have a ...
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Proximity sensor to measure object presence, speed and orientation

As depicted in the image, I'm looking for sensors to incorporate in a project where I have to detect object presence in short range (10-100mm), speed (passing from one sensor location to another, 0.1-...
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FMCW radar FFT(Fast Fourier Transform)

I am trying to design a simple FMCW radar for the ideal case. Below are steps I planned. Transmit signal, Tx = cos(T) receive signal, Rx = cos(R) Mix transmitted signal and received signal, Sx1 = cos(...
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Distance reading with Garmin lidar lite v4 over I²C with Arduino Due fails when connecting stepper driver

I am using following configuration: Arduino Due Garmin Lidar-lite V4 distance reading by the Arduino over I²C Several Stepper motor controlled by the same Arduino through drivers (DM320T and DM542T) ...
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Serial Communication between Lidar and Arduino

I currently have an existing system that communicates with a Lidar using the (White Brown) (Orange) (Yellow) wires. I'm looking to replicate the way in which the Lidar communicates with the current ...
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Automotive Lidar optical testing

What is meant by Lidar optical testing? The optical section of Lidar contains 1)Laser diode 2)Tx/Rx optics 3)Photodiode Whether it meant testing the above sections? If so,What parameters are tested in ...
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TF-Mini S lidar not sending any serial data

I have a TF-Mini S Lidar. I have hooked it up to my arduino like so: (Above image from learn.sparkfun.com) And have uploaded this code to the arduino board: ...
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Is anyone aware of a LIDAR solution including a horizontal angular sweep of >10 degrees and up to 10-20 meters of range? [closed]

Is anyone aware of a LIDAR solution including a horizontal angular sweep of >10 degrees and up to 10-20 meters of range? I've looked but can't seem to find the just right solution. Anyone who has ...
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Has someone here ever made a DIY LiDar from scratch that can 3D scan? If yes, can you give an explanation regarding the process of doing so? [closed]

We've been tasked to create a LiDar system from scratch (we're not allowed to use modules like TFMini and vl53l0x, we have to make it from scratch) that can output 3D projections. So far we've been ...
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Assistance in finding proper sensor for short-range object detection task

We are working on a research project. We try to measure the distance from an object to some static line/pole. The area of interest is within a range of 1 to 5 meters, and the tracked object is a human....
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How a laser ranger finder actually works on an odd surface

I am trying to learn something about LIDAR sensors or Laser Range finders. But I am always getting confused how could it get works. What I understood about the principle is it emits a laser (...
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ibeo lidar 4L setup

I am having difficulties in finding information regarding ibeo lidar sensor power connection. Lidar has 3 inputs/outputs one is Ethernet, CAN and power terminal. As CAN only needs 4 pins (high out, ...
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Trouble deciding on how to build a LiDAR system for 2D and/or 3D mapping

OVERVIEW OF MY LIDAR PROJECT Three of us are attempting to build a 2D LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) system to scan an indoor area or tunnel system. The data will be used to reconstruct a 2D ...