Chapter 9. Using a GPS Receiver to Locate Your Robot

Assuming that you have completed the tasks from the previous chapters, you should now have mobile robots that can move around, accept commands, see, and even avoid obstacles. This chapter will help you locate your robot if it moves, which can be useful for a robot that is fully autonomous. Your robot is mobile, but let's not let it get lost. You're going to add a GPS receiver so that you can always—well, almost always—know where your robot is.

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

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