From the series: MATLAB and Simulink Robotics Arena
Sergio Biagioni, MathWorks
Learn how to perform Buoy Detection using Simulink® in this episode of the MATLAB® and Simulink Video Series for Unmanned Vehicle Systems.
Buoy Detection is used, for example, to design robust computer vision algorithms. As a result, although Buoy Detection is a task found in the RoboBoat, RoboSub, and RobotX competitions, this content is applicable to all AUVSI Foundation competitions.
This video includes demonstrations and explanations to show you how to:
*This video shows how to use a custom app found on File Exchange. As of R2014a, there is a built-in app called the Color Thresholder app which you can use instead.
Download the code used in this video, along with a helpful guide to get started, from File Exchange.
Introduction to Robotic Systems Meet MATLAB and Simulink Robotics Arena team members, Sebastian Castro and Connell D’Souza, as they discuss designing a robotic system and the support provided to robotics student competition teams.
Introduction to Contact Modeling, Part 1 Sebastian Castro and Ed Marquez Brunal introduce the fundamentals of mechanical contact modeling and simulation with Simulink, as well as show examples for automotive and robotics applications.
Introduction to Contact Modeling, Part 2 Sebastian Castro and Ed Marquez Brunal discuss various approaches and online resources for modeling mechanical contact and friction forces using Simulink, Simscape, and Simscape Multibody.
Direction of Arrival with MATLAB Stephen Cronin from the Robotics Association at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University demonstrates how to detect the direction of arrival of an underwater acoustic signal using MATLAB.
Buoy Detection Using Simulink In this video, we will demonstrate how to perform Buoy Detection using Simulink. This video has been designed for use in the AUVSI RoboBoat and RoboSub competitions.
Ball Tracking with a Desktop Computer In this session you’ll learn how to deploy MATLAB® and Simulink® onto a desktop computer for the purpose of controlling an Unmanned Vehicle System in student competitions.