This is how the final product looks like on my desk. I now need to write a python script which will translate various button combinations into actions. Stay tuned…
Step one was to draw the positions of the buttons on a piece of paper. I secured the drawing with some tape. I first drilled pilot holes, then used a 16mm metal drillbit to widen the hole. A step drillbit was then used to accurately widen the button holes to the right size. An […]
Here are the buttons I picked up on ebay for this project. £5 for 2, or £20 for 8… These are simple push-to-make buttons.
An IKEA mirror gradually becomes a control panel…
As promised, here is a video I’ve put together of the RC mode. Robot Challenge 008 from Arkadian.Eu on Vimeo. Also as promised, here is the Python code which, when run on a Raspberry Pi, it receives OSC signals from my iPad, interprets them and gets the Arduino board to perform the required action. This […]
A friend of mine and I decided to start a robot challenge. The aim is simple: each one of us will build a robot, an autonomous vehicle that will be able to get out of a maze on its own. It won’t be remote controlled but it can talk to a remote computer for instructions […]