Now Works in Bright Sunshine!

A project log for Crop Orientated Agricultural Navigation System

Navigate an agri-robot using the crops themselves as the guide via computer vision.

Tegwyn☠TwmffatTegwyn☠Twmffat 05/14/2019 at 09:070 Comments

After adding about 1,000 'labels' as described in the previous log, rather surprisingly, the detection now works very well in bright sunlight with strong shadows:

It can be seen that the blue detection boxes are tighter on the plants than before. Here's the training graph, 4 hours on AWS Px2 xtra large:
It does not look particularly impressive, but the training did seem to need 300 epochs to add the new features. Next step is to upgrade the camera to Logitech Brio 4K, which has 4x the pixels of the C930E and test on the WEEDINATOR robot.