I’m building a Computer Vision based collision avoidance 3 Axis camera gimbal for boats that will utilize Ardupilot. Once I get it working I will make it available 100% open source.
I purchased a 3.5km laser range finder and a IR laser illuminator that uses serial bus to get range related data and zoom and focus control for the IR illuminator.
I’m looking to copy and modify any suitable existing laser range finder or opticl flow serial device to work with the LRF and IR illuminator.
Let me know if anyone is interested and could assist with this task.
I’ve attached the manual for the LRF and some other phots: