5 Robot Navigation

Robots can navigate in a variety of ways. Autonomous robots navigate using programs that allow them to follow GPS coordinates, or sensors that allow them to navigate in response to their environment. Robots can also be operated by the user using remote control. We’ll look at several types of robot navigation in this chapter. We’ll also look at two add-on packs for the basic mBot kit, which are available for about $25. The mBot add-on Servo Pack and Interactive Light & Sound Pack have many additional brackets, studs, M4 screws and nuts, beams, additional sensors, and RJ25 cables, along with a wrench. These items are all handy for many of the projects in this chapter. The add-on packs are available through Amazon or on the ...

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