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divided into three broad categories: transmitters, receivers and transceivers. Transmitters convert electrical signals into ultrasound, receivers convert ultrasound into electri…
one with tasks that have critical timing requirements. Failure in delivering results within the timing requirement results in catastrophe at worst and uselessness of the results …
The point of contact between elements of a robot with the parts that surround and support it
a commonly used drive system, which consists of two independently controlled wheels.
a cross-platform library of programming functions for real time computer vision.
control of mechanisms other than signaling apparatus at a distance by radio waves
is intended for questions about what programming languages might be most appropriate for a subject, or what ones are industry standard for certain applications.
a rotorcraft with more than two rotors. Multi-rotors can be quadcopter, tricopter, octocopter, hexacopter etc.
should only be used for questions which do not fall into the servomotor or rcservo (hobbyservo) tags.
capable to sense its environment and moving in it with little or no human input.
varying the duty cycle of a rectangle wave, usually with a constant frequency.
a typical task is to identify specific objects in a space and to determine each object's position and orientation relative to some coordinate system.
LASER (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) is an optical device, which emits monochromatic, directional, and coherent light beam (laser light). Commonly used in distance measuring…
an instrument that measures magnetism—either magnetization of magnetic material like a ferromagnet, or the strength and, in some cases, direction of the magnetic field at a point in …
Unwanted or modified signals detracting from some form of reception or perception.
Using different not wired technologies as a communicational interface on a robot. Most commonly: WiFi, Bluetooth or other RF interface, also there are solutions using IR-light or even ultrasound.
a commonly used standard which defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply.
ROBOTC (trademarked as ROBOTC and frequently spelled RobotC) is an Integrated development environment targeted towards students that is used to program and control LEGO NXT, VEX, RCX, and Arduino robo…
a high-performance, low-power single board computer family, developed by Texas Instruments. It has an ARM® Cortex™-A8 processors on board and shipped with Ångström Linux distribution. C…
a computer system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system, often with real-time computing constraints
the automation of machine tools that are operated by precisely programmed commands encoded on a storage medium (computer command module, usually located on the device…