LinuxFest Northwest 2013

Bellingham, WA April 27th & 28th

Platinum Sponsors

Building Robots That Can See

Computer vision capabilities are a key enabler of autotomous robotic control, allowing machines to make decisions based on what they "see." The OpenCV library is an open source computer vision and machine learning library used by companies including Intel, Google, Sony, Honda, and Toyota. This talk will explore the use of OpenCV in a fun autonomous robotics project that is affordable and easy to replicate, using the power of the Yocto Project embedded Linux platform ( and the MinnowBoard (

Scott Garman is an Embedded Linux Engineer and Technical Evangelist at Intel's Open Source Technology Center. He is a core team member of the Yocto Project and is cultivating an open source community around the MinnowBoard embedded hardware platform. Scott is active in the open source developer community in Portland, OR.


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Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 11:00 to 11:50



Video of demo Thanks for the session!