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Smart Internet of Things Projects by Agus Kurniawan

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Making your own autonomous car

All materials to build an autonomous car have been provided. Now you can own an autonomous car based on your requirements. You can make an autonomous ,mobile machine tailored to a specific task, for instance, a vacuum cleaner robot. You can use an Ultrasonic module to detect obstacles.

In my opinion, the big issue in making a vacuum cleaner robot is the cleaning path algorithm—how the robot visits all areas. It happens because the robot doesn't have a map. You could use a microSD card module to store every visited area. With a semi-autonomous robot, we can use middleware to guide the robot about a cleaning path.

Consider the example of Roomba from iRobot http://www.irobot.com/For-the-Home/Vacuuming/Roomba.aspx. I found ...

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