Beyond Sensing – Developing UP Squared based Computer Vision Projects – I

3 minutes read Introduction UP Squared (UP2) board is the latest in the line of IoT Hardware offerings from Intel. With a preloaded Ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS running on a x86 Apollo Platform, support for more than a thousand sensors via the API’s provided by Intel MRAA and UPM libraries, and native integration with Arduino Create to ensure…

Getting started with Intel’s Movidius Stick

2 minutes read INTRODUCTION I got my hands on an Intel NCS (Neural Compute Stick) some weeks back and had been experiencing issues while trying to install and run the SDK. I decided to do this over the weekend, assuming it might take an entire day to actually making it run. Luckily, I was done with the setup…

Amazon’s Echo Dot vs Google’s Home Mini – Initial Impression

4 minutes read In this blog post, I’d be reviewing the Echo Dot and talking about Home Mini’s initial impression. OVERVIEW I purchased the 2nd Generation Echo Dot last year in November from US, and after receiving it was ecstatic to try it out. Unfortunately, Amazon was stringent enough to actually ensure that only the countries in which…