Grove - optical mouse sensor ?

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Much like Lego, it takes a building block approach to assembling electronics.

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Grove - optical mouse sensor ?

Post by r.sprik » Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:27 pm

For a project I want to use the sensor of an optical mouse to track the position and also have access to the frames of the sensor.

There is a mouse encoder wheel in the Seed Grove program, but not one for the sensor.
Breakout boards for a sensor + lens assemblies were available from other companies, but not anymore (e.g. Sparkfun).
The regular optical mouse PCB's are usually too big for a project.

Would it be an idea to make a Grove module with an optical mouse sensor + optics and control software tto be used as a simple tracking tool for robotics etc.? It would be a great addition to the program!

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Rudolf Sprik

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Re: Grove - optical mouse sensor ?

Post by 595355940 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:55 pm

Hi there
We have received your suggestion and we will feedback to product manager. :D

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