Having built a number of robots, both solo and as part of a team, I thought I’d share some observations of mistakes that slow down new roboticists or foils their projects altogether. Speaking of saving you a ton of time and frustration, I’d love to announce that my book, Practical Robotics in C++, is now available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and directly from the publisher BPB Publiications. (links at bottom of post).
Description: A Raspberry Pi based multi-stage, multi-zone HVAC controller. Replace thermostats and control damper motors for up to two stages… Read more OpenHVACControl: Open Source, Multi-stage, Multi-zone, Raspberry Pi HVAC Controller
This is probably the number one thing I hear people express disappointment about regarding Raspberry Pis used for robot controller.… Read more Fast Image Recognition and More for Raspberry Pi Robots (and other slow computer-devices)
Guess what, everybody? I’M WRITING A ROBOTICS BOOK! And it’s getting close to completion (expected print release in spring, 2020),… Read more Review and giving away an extra-smart, BN0055 Inertial Measurement and Absolute Orientation Sensor. Spoiler Alert: It’s My New Favorite!
When my son was much younger he learned to solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than a minute. Which… Read more My Open Source Rubik’s Cube Scrambling Robot Project – Overview, Demo, and Links to Build Your Own