Let's Make Robots!

Autonomous robot navigation

Hi guys, I am having trouble working out how to program a robot to be able to navigate itself around a small area. This is the first time I am building a robot and I am at a loss on how to even begin, and google hasn't been much help ever =\ The only idea I have is to program kind of a "virtual map" in the robot and some how make it keep track of its movements. I am wanting the robot to be able to work out how to return to a particular location too. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

You could take a look in this OddBot's post and in this Markamas' post

basile