Adding facial recognition and RF control to Pleo

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Adding facial recognition and RF control to Pleo

GRIP (Group for Interdisciplinary Psychology), a multi-professional workgroup at Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, Germany, has several detailed tutorials on adding a “spycam” to Pleo, to create a facial recognition system (via off-bot processing on a PC), and an XBee Module for RF communications to/from Pleo.

Working with the Pleo Platform [Thanks, Robert!]

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