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 +====== Latest Developments ======
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 +Here's a list of the latest goings-on regarding software, firmware and docs. You can check back here every now and then to see what developments you've missed.
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 +**June 6, 2014**\\
 +Added support for interfacing with an Arduino DUE over SPI.
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 +**February 19, 2014**\\
 +Added beta files.
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 +**February 28, 2014**\\
 +Added firmware-0.1.42.hex which has UART support.
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 +**March 24, 2014**\\
 +Added Arduino-Pixy library arduino\_pixy-0.1.2.zip which adds RC-servo control over SPI, so Arduino can control the pan/tilt.\\
 +Added to [[wiki:​v2:​Run_the_Pantilt_Demo|Running the Pan/tilt Demo]] to describe how to run the Arduino pan/tilt demo
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 +**March 28, 2014**\\
 +PixyMon 0.1.47 available. Changes include better Mac support (versions OSX 10.6 and up), simplified firmware upload, and improved parameter dialog.
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 +**April 1, 2014**\\
 +New documentation for [[wiki:​v2:​Mounting_Pixy|Mounting Pixy]], [[wiki:​v2:​Powering_Pixy|Powering Pixy]] and the [[wiki:​v2:​Pixy_Serial_Protocol|Pixy Serial Protocol]].
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 +**April 10, 2014**\\
 +Preliminary [[wiki:​v2:​Installing_PixyMon_on_Linux|Linux PixyMon]] is available. Check it out! Tell us if it works, doesn'​t work, what you needed to do to make it work. Thanks!
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 +**April 16, 2014**\\
 +New firmware (ver 0.1.44) that fixes the daylight overexposure issue. Download [[http://​cmucam.org/​attachments/​download/​987/​firmware-0.1.44.hex|here]]. Use the instructions [[wiki:​v2:​Uploading_New_Firmware|here]] to get new firmware on your Pixy.
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 +**April 29, 2014**\\
 +New PixyMon (ver 0.1.49) that fixes firmware upload issue that some computers were experiencing. New PixyMon source distribution is now available in the [[http://​cmucam.org/​projects/​cmucam5/​files|Files]] section, that makes it easy to build on Mac and Windows (in addition to Linux).
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 +**June 6, 2014**\\
 +Arduino Due support added -- download [[http://​cmucam.org/​attachments/​download/​1054/​arduino_pixy-0.1.3.zip|here]].
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 +**July 8, 2014**\\
 +libpixyusb (beta) is available. This library allows you to talk with Pixy over USB with your own programs --- great for Raspberry Pi or Beagle Bone computers! Check it out [[wiki:​v2:​Hooking_up_Pixy_to_a_Raspberry_Pi|here]].
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 +**July 9, 2014**\\
 +New firmware and PixyMon release (version 1.0.2beta). This version supports color codes and has various other tweaks under the hood. Check out the details [[wiki:​v2:​Using_Color_Codes|here]].
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 +**January 23, 2015**\\
 +New firmware and PixyMon release (version 2.0.4). This version offers improved detection accuracy, simplified and effective color signature adjustments,​ improved button-teach method, improved implementation of color codes, new features added to the serial interfaces, and saving and loading of onboard Pixy parameters. Check out the details [[http://​charmedlabs.com/​default/?​p=539|here]].
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 +**February 13, 2015**\\
 +New firmware and PixyMon release (version 2.0.6). This version fixes several issues with PixyMon. New firmware (version 2.0.8) offers improved performance with libpixyusb and fixes an issue with lost parameters in flash. New Arduino library (version 0.1.7) fixes an issue with SPI where you needed to be receiving blocks to issue servo or LED commands.
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