CHAPTER 1Bluetooth Robot

THE EVIL GENIUS and his Android phone are inseparable. You will find him using it for grocery shopping, redirecting military satellites, and messaging his minions. The Evil Genius also loves to direct small robots by remote control using Bluetooth.

This project employs a simple Android app (Figure 1-1) and an Arduino-controlled robot using a low-cost Bluetooth module (Figure 1-2).

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Figure 1-1 A remote-control app

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Figure 1-2 A Bluetooth robot

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