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Predator CNC Editor Software Free Download

#Predator #CNC Editor #Software #Free Download

The Predator CNC Editor is a CNC G/M code editor. It includes hundreds of features to improve the day to day productivity of CNC machine tools, yet it is extremely easy to use. The Predator CNC Editor is the ideal choice for a small job shop or the largest manufacturer.

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Openalpr – OpenSource Automatic License Plate Recognition library

#Openalpr – #OpenSource Automatic License Plate Recognition library
Openalpr - OpenSource Automatic License Plate Recognition library

Openalpr uses OpenCV (open-source computer vision) and Tesseract OCR libraries. It’s written in C++ and runs as a command-line application. While there’s a commercial version that goes for $50, the guts of the thing are free and free to modify. It has bindings for the C#, Python, JavaScript, and Java programming languages, so it’s more or less served on a silver platter to devs. What’s more, the OpenALPR version can run as a daemon on a Linux system (which is like a background application) monitoring a video stream while spitting back license plate numbers as JSON files.
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PyGaze — an open source toolbox for eye tracking in Python.

#PyGaze — an #opensource toolbox for eye tracking in #Python.

PyGaze, an open-source toolbox for eye tracking in Python. It also features related projects, such as PyGaze Analyser and a webcam eye-tracker. In addition, you will find a blog on my favourite topics. It covers new research in cognitive neuroscience and experimental psychology, useful software for these fields, programming tips ‘n tricks, and seemingly random but somehow related stuff.

Know more: http://www.pygaze.org/

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NetBSD 7.0 now support ARM SBC’s – Raspberry Pi 2, ODROID-C1, BeagleBone and more

#NetBSD 7.0 now support #ARM SBC’s – #RaspberryPi, #ODROID-C1, #BeagleBone and more
NetBSD 7.0 now support ARM SBC's - Raspberry Pi 2, ODROID-C1, BeagleBone and more

NetBSD 7.0 Now Supports new ARM single-board computers (SBC), among which the popular Raspberry Pi 2 device, but also ODROID-C1, MiraBox, BeagleBoard, BeagleBone Black, BeagleBone, Banana Pi, Cubietruck, Cubieboard2, Kobo Touch, Netwalker, ZedBoard, and Parallella.

Read the Official Announcement: http://www.netbsd.org/releases/formal-7/NetBSD-7.0.html

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#CamBam #CAM Software for #CNC

#CamBam #CAM Software for #CNC

CamBam is an application to create CAM files (gcode) from CAD source files or its own internal geometry editor. CamBam has many users worldwide, from CNC hobbyists to professional machinists and engineers.

  • CamBam currently supports the following:
  • Reading from and writing to 2D DXF files.
  • 2.5D profiling machine operations with auto-tab support
  • 2.5D pocketing operations with auto island detection
  • Drilling (Normal,Peck,Spiral Milling and Custom Scripts)
  • Engraving
  • True Type Font (TTF) text manipulation and outline (glyph) extraction.
  • Conversion of bitmaps to heightmaps
  • 3D geometry import from STL, 3DS and RAW files
  • 3D waterline and scanline machining operations
  • Extendable through user written plugins and scripts

Shareware: CamBam will work 40 free and fully functional evaluation sessions. After this time CamBam will still produce around 500 lines of gcode so you can continue to evaluate and run small jobs.

Link to Site: CamBam CNC Software.

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#FreeBSD 10.2 Released

#FreeBSD 10.2 improves on the stability and introduces some new features.

Highlights:

  • The Linux® compatibility version has been updated to support Centos™ 6 ports.
  • The drm code has been updated to match Linux® version 3.8.13, allowing running multiple X servers simultaneously.
  • Several enhancements and updates for improved FreeBSD/arm support.
  • Several ZFS performance and reliability improvements.
  • GNOME has been updated to version 3.14.2.
  • KDE has been updated to version 4.14.3.
  • and more

Checkout the FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE Announcement for more details

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Raspberry Pi Switches To Linux 4.1 as default kernel

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi default firmware upgraded to Linux 4.1 as the latest stable kernel.

Linux 4.1 brings many new features and improvements and is now served as the kernel for the Pi’s default firmware. The source had been available for a while already with some RPi-focused Linux distributions like OpenELEC already having opted to utilize it for the newest Linux kernel capabilities.

The default source tree on https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux is now rpi-4.1.y. This tree is now considered the stable kernel source tree and will merge in minor bumps to the kernel version, rather than rebase.
There is now a 4.2 kernel tree where more experimental kernel commits may go (in general moving closer to upstream).

More details on the kernel upgrade via this RaspberryPi.org forum thread.