Robotics Software

November 3rd, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

robotics.youngster.com has compiled a nice list of Robotics related software. Have a look at here http://robotics.youngester.com/2008/11/robotics-software.html

Treat your keys like you treat your credit card and “keep it in your pocket unless you need to use it.”

October 31st, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

University of California, San Diego computer scientists have built a software program that can perform key duplication without having the key. Instead, the computer scientists only need a photograph of the key. In this “Sneakey” Computer Vision project, features of the key is extracted from the photograph and accordingly a duplicate of the key is […]

Artificial eyeball does away with distorted images

October 30th, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

I found this interesting article [1] at NewScientistTech written by Kurt Kleiner. They have a nice approach to create a curved digital sensor (spherical) mostly using conventional photolithography. There can be endless applications since this will help to get wide-angle but less distorted images from a small camera. Also the author suggests, these can be […]

Developing a WordPress theme from scratch!

October 29th, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

It didn’t take too long for me to get rid of the previous “black” WordPress theme I’ve been using. But the most immediate reason was some encouragements given by few friends. Okay, that is how the fun began! . First, I wanted to use the layout I used back in 2004. Second, I wanted to […]

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Robotics

July 14th, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

One of my favorite areas of research is Robotics. Today I came across the following, which made a lot of sense since I am into SOA too. http://www.adarobotics.com/main/technology/soa-robotics.html adarobotics discusses about the SOA nature of its robotics implementation. It seems the following is the result of their implementation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcyM54h6eC8

Nokia N95 / Mobitel 3.5G works with Ubuntu!

May 30th, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

UDPATE: New Ubuntu release has made the life easy. You just need to follow on screen wizard to configure everything. Just select the country and the provider “Mobitel” (or even “Dialog”) from the menu. I’ve been using my N95 8GB / Mobitel Broadband (3.5G HSPA) to connect to internet for a while now. But I […]

Gallery/Panorama is UP !!!

February 4th, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

After some heavy modifications, Panoramas are available under gallery. I had to modify the FAlbum plugin, which I am using in WordPress, in order to automatically identify whether the current image is a normal photo or a panorama. So now I just need only to upload panorama images to my flicker account with “Panorama” tag, […]

Using PTViewer to view Panorama

February 4th, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

PTViewer is an open and free Panorama viewer. It is written in the Java language and should run in any java-enabled browser. Controls :