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Raspberry Pi: Amazing Projects from Scratch by Richard Grimmett, Matthew Poole, Arush Kakkar, Ashwin Pajankar

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Chapter 1. Configuring and Programming Raspberry Pi

Robots are beginning to infiltrate our world. They come in all shapes and sizes, with a wide range of capabilities. And, just like the evolution of the personal computer before them, much of what is happening in the robot development world is coming from hobbyists and do-it-yourselfers that are using a new generation of inexpensive hardware and free, open source software to build machines with all kinds of amazing capabilities. In this book, you will learn how to build robots by building a robot, a four-legged quadruped with sensor and vision capabilities. The skills you will learn, however, can also be used on a wide variety of walking, rolling, swimming, or flying robots.

In this chapter, you'll ...

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