Basic FAQ

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(noted that these instructions are for a Canon camera and Versalogic computer)
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Here are some detailed wiring instructions, courtesy of Jason L. Bryant at the [http://www.nrl.navy.mil/aic/index.php Navy Center for Applied research in Artificial Intelligence]:  
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Here are some detailed wiring instructions for a Pioneer with a Canon camera and VSBC8 computer, courtesy of Jason L. Bryant at the [http://www.nrl.navy.mil/aic/index.php Navy Center for Applied research in Artificial Intelligence]:  
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Instructions for rewiring a pioneer robot so that the PTZ camera device can be connected to a serial port (ttyS1) the on-board computer rather than to the robot's microcontroller.  
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Instructions for rewiring a pioneer robot so that the Canon PTZ camera device can be connected to a serial port (ttyS1) the on-board VSBC8 computer rather than to the robot's microcontroller.  
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You can test that the connections work by running /usr/local/Aria/bin/demo on the robot, selecting 'C' for camera control, then the appropriate key for your particular camera (Sony, or Canon) connected to a serial port ('@' for a Canon), and finally '2' for serial port /dev/ttyS1.  
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You can test that the connections work by running /usr/local/Aria/bin/demo on the robot, selecting 'C' for camera control, then the appropriate key for your particular camera (Sony, or Canon) connected to a serial port ('@' for a Canon), and finally '2' for serial port /dev/ttyS1.
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==How can I read image data from a camera?==
==How can I read image data from a camera?==

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