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Detecting a goal post 25 yards away


#1

I am working on a senior design project on a budget ($500) where I need to kick a 25 yard (~22 m) field goal which is 10 feet long and 20 feet wide with bright yellow reflective tape for color detection.

My question is if I can use a Charmed Labs Pixy 2 CMUcam5 Image Sensor to detect this from that far away?

Considering the robot is placed on the hash - marks, the goal is to use these sensors to detect which side of the center line it is on and then turn accordingly.


#2

Hello,
I’m not sure. But if you have flexibility on how large the color “tag” is for your goal, Pixy2 can detect objects arbitrarily far away – it just becomes a matter of making your tag large enough to be detected at the desired distance.

Hope this helps.

Edward