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Mastering Swift 3 - Linux by Jon Hoffman

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Autonomous robot

An autonomous robot is a robot that performs a task with no human intervention. The autonomous robot that we are going to create in this section will be an obstacle avoidance robot that will move around a room and detect when an object is in front of it and turn.

For this project we will need the following components:

  • Two DC motors and wheels: We are using the smart car motors that you can find on Amazon or eBay pretty cheaply. If you search for smart car motor, you will find the yellow motors and wheels as shown in the parts image:

Autonomous robot

  • Motor controller: We are using the L9110s H-Bridge controller.

  • Range finders: We are using the MaxSonar ...

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