Arduino Vader “Force Grip” remote car (a.k.a. smartphone virtual wheel)

The 3-wheel car is built with the Makeblock Robot Starter Kit. (Plus some Legos for style.) It has a Bluetooth module. It is controlled by the phone’s gyros via Bluetooth. You drive it like a steering wheel with two hands, or like Darth Vader with one hand. 1. Code for the smartphone below. I saved […]

Teaser: Makeblock Robot Starter Kit Cellbot + Sensors + shxtty Path Tracking

Well this was fun. Ingredients: Makeblock Bluetooth module To execute instructions from smartphone. LG Optimus Dynamic Strapped on robot for sensors. WiFi to talk with Mission Control. Bluetooth to control robot. Tornado server Runs on PC. Connects to phone via SL4A. Talks with web UI using websockets. Websockets To stream sensor data from phone to […]