iPad- and Kinect-Controlled Car

This project extends a simple remote-controlled car, allowing it to be controlled by an iPad or by hand gestures. This project builds on the Arduino project, the Kinect and certain HTML5 features (WebSockets, DeviceMotionEvent, Canvas). The final product is this: Overview There are two different versions of this project – one for the HTML5 web […]

The story of Blinky, Inky, Pinky and Clyde.

All modern browsers limit the number of concurrent connections that they establish with HTTP servers so that connections and devices are not overburdened. There are usually two limits: a cap on the number of connections to a host, and another cap on the total number of outbound connections. At the time the HTTP/1.1 standard was […]

3D Histogram

Recently, as part of my research, I implemented a modified version of the algorithm detailed in this paper. While it was unsuitable for the intended purpose, the process did yield interesting results in the form of three-dimensional color-frequency histograms. First, a quick introduction to the concept of a color space: Colors are usually described, additively […]