I see red / And it hurts my head*
Sparkfun released their 2011 course tour video. Here is a screen capture of the barrel obstacles:
Ok, so they are all bright, Sparkfun Red. One thing I did learn from Pokey is that vision sensors work really well in certain circumstances.
This is one of them. I have a line on a color camera sensor with blob tracking.
I'd love to roll my own but no can do in only 8 days with all the other problems I have to resolve.
I'll continue the "systems integration" strategy with my robot.
* Rush, Red Lenses