Formula Pi laser timing rig using a Raspberry Pi – find out how it was done

Recently, robotics designer, manufacturer and retailer Pi Borg ran the first Formula Pi competition. For the competition, the used a laser timing rig to record the exact lap times of each robot. They also used a similar method at Pi Wars for the Straight Line Speed Test. They’ve now blogged about both the hardware and software parts of the rig. You can read all about the rig over on their blog. And you can see the final of the competition in the video below!


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