Educational Robotics

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Platform

iRobot Create with an Asus EEE PC

We use a robust, affordable platform built in-house using the following off-the-shelf components

  • iRobot Create differential drive robot
  • Asus EEE PC mounted on a custom-made polymer bracket
    • Running Ubuntu Linux
  • Communication over USB-to-Serial (FTDI compliant interface)

Programming: API

Create.jpg
A control interface for iRobot Create robots. You can download the source code from here.

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