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Car Collision Prevention

Car Collision Prevention Project – Setting up a Raspberry Pi 3b and Deciding to Use It as the Main Board for the Project + Installing OpenCV

After playing around with tinkerOS I decided to give the Raspberry Pi 3b a try and see if I liked it any better. For some reason I did and have decided to use it as the board for the rest of the project.

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Car Collision Prevention

Car Collision Prevention Project – Setting up the ASUS Tinker Board

So mark the start of the car collision prevention project, I decided to start off by installing tinker OS, which is a Debian-based operating system, on the tinker board.

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Car Collision Prevention

Additional Parts for Mechanical Part of the Crash Prevention Project

The final set of parts for the crash prevention project have arrived. These parts deal more with the mechanical side of things and we’ll use them near the last phase of our project where we have to trigger a brake leaver to stop the car.

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Car Collision Prevention

Final Selection of Parts for the Computer Vision Collision Prevention Project

After putting a lot of thought into what parts we need for the Crash Prevention Project, we decided on the following parts. Although we could have gotten better parts, we were restricted by budget and time which is the main factor that went into deciding which parts to get.

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Car Collision Prevention

Deciding Which Parts to Get for the Collision Prevention Project

After deciding to go with the Raspberry Pi route rather than the Mojo FPGA board, I now have decided what peripherals I need in order to make the omputeollision prevention research project a reality. The most important thing was that I now knew I had to work around the Raspberry Pi.

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Car Collision Prevention

Car Collision Prevention Project – FPGA or Raspberry Pi?

My senior design project as an electrical engineering student is to build a system that prevents car collisions. It started off as a very simple project that alerts drivers if they’re approaching an object quickly but grew into a big project that involves advanced image processing and interviewing to prevent crashes.