Android Phone Grows Up, Becomes Brain for Real Robot Read More
March 8th, 2010—
wow. Android G1 Driven Bot!
Playing with apps on an Android phone is fun. Building your own apps, even more so. But what about using the phone to operate a moving, talking bot? Tim Heath and Ryan Hickman have done exactly that. […]
They could have purchased the pricey $175 Oomlout kit, which includes wheels, motors and an Arduino-based brain. Hickman and Heath opted for making their own chassis. Here’s a full list of parts they used:
- $16 Bare bones Arduino
- $3 Micro servo
- $0.25 Hex inverter (handled 3.3v to 5v conversion)
- $4 HTC USB breakout board
- $4 miscellaneous cardboard, strap ties, wires, rear wheel
- $3 Mini breadboard
via [WIRED GadgetLab]
Categories:AndroidBare BonesOSPCBPythonToy Hacking
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