Sensor Output on Linux via Python

The IR-LOCK sensor can be connected to a Linux PC via USB, and sensor data can be retrieved via Python script. This is useful for integrating the sensor into a wider variety of drones and robotics applications.
(Tested on Ubuntu 14.04)

[1] Install Pixymon: Follow the instructions provided here: link. The provided version of Pixymon is required to ensure compatibility with IR-LOCK sensor firmware.

[2] Build libpixyusb as a Python Module: Follow the instructions provided here: link.

Now you are good to go! The sample python script should successfully print out target (block) data whenever a target is detected.

**If you run into difficulties with any of the commands, try using "sudo" command prefix.