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Computer On Wheels Controller

Hi guys,
 
 
 
Since last week, I've been learning c++ and openFrameworks and creating a application to control any robot with a computer on it or, at least connected to one by someway.
 
It is supposed to be simple to implement and use.
You just need to run the application and program your robot to read the following chars and act corresponding to them:
  • 'w' to move forward;
  • 's' to mo
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Robot Competitions and other Events

Hi LMR,

Yesterday antonio.caciuc had the idea of compiling a database of robotics competitions. That's why I created this forum topic.

If you know any cool competitions or other events, please tell us about them here.

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Communicates with your pc to control your robot
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Serial Pins on AXE020

 

On the tutorial Picaxe for dummies Fritsl says the following:

Creates many kinds of applications
Probably you have seen some interesting projects around here which use applications created on processing, such as: Read more

Suggestions for TheBox

Hi,

Lately, I've been creating computer vision applications for my robot TheBox

I've created a color tracker, a motion detector and a wall avoider application.

But now I ran out of ideas. 

 

So, can you give me some cool ideas to make other applications? :)