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BeagleBone Robotic Projects by Richard Grimmett

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Chapter 9. Using a GPS Receiver to Locate Your Robot

Based on the previous projects, you now have mobile robots that can move around, accept commands, see, and even avoid obstacles. This project will help you locate your robot while it moves, which can be useful for a robot that is fully autonomous.

Mission briefing

The robot is mobile, but let's not let it get lost. You're going to add a GPS receiver so that you can always know where you are.

Why is it awesome?

As you let your device free, you may not only want it to know where it is, but also to have a way of finding out if it has made it to the desired location. One of the coolest things to connect to the robot is a GPS location device. In this project, I'll show you how to connect a GPS receiver ...

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