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Raspberry Pi Robotics Essentials by Richard Grimmett

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Adding a joystick remote control

Now that you can access your Raspberry Pi from a remote computer, you can SSH, just like you may have been doing with a wired connection, issue commands, and even control the biped using the remote computer. This introduces a number of different possibilities, one of which is to control your project with a joystick connected to the remote computer.

To add the game controller, you'll need to first find a game controller that can connect to your computer. If you are using Microsoft Windows as the OS on the host computer, pretty much any USB controller that can connect to a PC will work. The same type of controller also works if you are using Linux for the remote computer. In fact, you can use another Raspberry Pi ...

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