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Linux Robotic Platform – an Intelligent Robot

Published on July 5, 2010 By codex

I have always wanted to experiment with robotics, and lately I’ve found the time to build an “intelligent”, open-source robotic platform. The platform runs embedded debian linux, and includes the following main capabilities: 1. Computer Vision (imitation of the human vision. The robot sees and “understands” what it sees). For this I have extensively used […]

USB Servo Motor Controller

Published on May 17, 2009 By codex

A Radio-Controlled (RC) Servo USB Controller, that can control up to 9 servo motors and 9 general outputs.

First Steps with the BeagleBoard

Published on April 25, 2009 By codex

The BeagleBoard, capabale as it is, is not a standard PC, and thus beginning to work with is involves some non trivial steps. The first step, naturally, is to get keyboard, mouse and monitor output. The second step is to get network controll (preferably Ethernet, but a Serial connection is fine for the beginning as […]

Data Acquisition and Computer Control System

Published on May 17, 2007 By codex

A system that stores and analyzes signals from different sensors. The system uses a hardware component that connects to a computer using a USB interface, and interfaces signals of different kinds (some even remote, using an RF link). The system uses simple .Net software to analyze the signals online, and to preform different kinds of […]

Servo Motors – Information, Usage and Control

Published on April 22, 2007 By codex

An introductory article about servo motors: What are servo motors? What is an RC Servo motor? Servo motors usages in robotics applications. Advantages and disadvantages of servo motors, comparison between servo motors and stepper motors. Servo motor control. Servo motor voltage, current, and wiring.