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A robot which is capable of moving from one place to another, usually of its own volition.

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Really simple; Bipedal robots are designed to operate in environments made for ..... bipedal people. A swimming bipedal robot is probably not a good idea. Since climbing stairs, stepping over cur …
answered Jan 3 '15 by Spiked3
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Try a Pololu 3Pi. They were going for 50usd during black friday. Normally $99. You can use arduino IDE to program it using Wiring, a C/C++ like language. You would probably have to add IR sensors yo …
answered Dec 13 '14 by Spiked3
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short answer; no you really need to do things quite a bit differently. long incomplete answer; Let me give you some psuedo code appropriate for robotC, that puts you on a better path. First, do not u …
answered Nov 10 '12 by Spiked3
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If you are running gears as wheels on gear tracks, I do not understand how weight could change the number of steps. How can they slip? If there is no slippage, then the amount of steps should always b …
answered Jan 18 '13 by Spiked3
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You are correct in that there is no Kinematic difference. Kinematics do not consider why things happen - ie dynamic stability. There are obvious physical differences, but when the math is worked ou …
answered Jan 9 '13 by Spiked3
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"Is there a way to account for possible error in the speeds of the motors so that the robot can end up in a very precise location?" The other answers describe the approximate solution (encoders). It …
answered Jan 13 '15 by Spiked3
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Servos are by definition, in the position you told them to go (or in a fault condition). This is the difference between a servo and a stepper. You tell a stepper to move 1 step at a time and do not kn …
answered Dec 13 '14 by Spiked3
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Neato uses an organized approach. Using SLAM and bumpers, it maps the 'current' room, perimeter first, then applies some algorithm for cleaning as efficiently as possible. I've never owned a Roomba, …
answered Dec 5 '12 by Spiked3