Text to Portrait
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

Text to Portrait

Using a UR5 robotic arm to draw images from the internet

  • Implemented framework that retrieves images from google search upon text input and extracts edges using Canny edge detection with OpenCV
  • Built GUI to select image, tune image processing parameters, and simulate drawing
  • Communicated position coordinates to UR5 arm with ROS to move robotic arm along an optimized path to draw images

Read more: https://olinrobotics.github.io/hiro/projects/text-to-portrait/