Chapter 8. Explorer-Bot

The previous robots in this book were intended to be completely autonomous in operation with no user input. This project puts the control in your hands, letting you decide where the robot goes and what it does. It is strong enough to carry a human and can traverse the outdoors with ease. To make this robot even more accessible, it has a wireless camera mounted to the top, so you can operate the bot without seeing it (see Figure 8-1).

The finished Explorer-bot, ready to go.

Figure 8.1. The finished Explorer-bot, ready to go.

Although it is fun to watch a robot wander around, making decisions as to where it travels next, sometimes you need to direct the bot to a specific ...

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