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A robot that remembers your face

A project log for WiFi Tank Robot

Smart tank robot with facial recognition

Sinclair GurnySinclair Gurny 06/24/2019 at 04:070 Comments

So as any logical person would do with a robot that can be programmed to do anything. I add the ability to detect and recognize faces.

https://github.com/ageitgey/face_recognition

After some experimentation I add the code into the robot. Which makes it run so slow I can no longer drive it.

So, after reducing how many times the recognition runs the robot becomes drive-able again. I also add the ability to save any faces currently in the view of the robot. 

Later I add a slightly better way of importing faces, with a file (faces.txt) that links the name with the file of their face. The program on startup reads the file and processes it.

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