Let's Make Robots!

eddie

built a robot

hai friends

iam trying to built a robot like eddie(http://www.parallax.com/eddie).

im have following things kinect, arduino , ultrasonic sensors 4 n.o , stepper motor(im not having encoder for dc motor or i should buy it)

i want to implement touch screen & joystick control, obstacle avoidance and "follow me" application.

ishould go for ROS or MICROSOFT ROBOTIC STUDIO

if any body done similar work, give the links to download the code ,hardware assembly instruction , kinect caliberation and its code

thank you in advance