Announcing…Pixy2!

Hi folks, we are so excited to announce the release of Pixy2! That’s right, your favorite vision sensor has been completely upgraded, hardware and firmware alike.

Here’s a quick video to catch you up to speed:

New features include:

  • Smaller, faster and lower cost
  • Easy line tracking with new line-following algorithms
  • Built-in light source (dual LEDs) for illuminating what Pixy is looking at
  • Redesigned Pan/Tilt unit
  • Available now at distributors around the world!

Click here to purchase Pixy2 today!

4 awesome videos from Pixy robot builders

What have people been making with Pixy? Lots of cool stuff, apparently! Every week we scour Youtube for fresh videos from Pixy users around the world. We add the most popular ones to our Youtube playlist called “What Can You Make With A Pixy?”

Read on for a few of our favorites…

Torbjorn’s Turret – a real-life recreation of an auto-tracking cannon from the game “Overwatch.” Burly motors and a manual mode, complete with laser-assisted first-person video targeting(!) make this a badass build! Continue reading “4 awesome videos from Pixy robot builders”

30+ Global Distributors

We now have over 30 distributors around the world who carry Pixy and other Charmed Labs products! Check out the full list here: http://charmedlabs.com/default/where-to-order-pixy/

If you’d like to apply for distributor status, please send us an email with your web store and some details about your location and business. Some of our underserved markets are Russia, Taiwan, and Israel. Get in touch at [email protected]

We made it to the Ben Heck Show!

This is a big day for Pixy. Our gallant vision sensor has been featured as part of a sweet automated video camera build on the Ben Heck Show! In the 2-part video below, he shows how he manufactures his own pulley and pan/tilt system, along with a custom Pixy mount that attaches to the hot shoe of the video camera. We’re stoked to be featured on the show! Dig the episode: