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A vehicle that is capable to sense its environment and moving in it with little or no human input.
OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a cross-platform library of programming functions for real time computer vision.
The Roomba is a consumer-grade autonomous vacuuming robot sold by iRobot.
Machine learning is a branch of Artificial Intelligence concerned with the development of algorithms that adapt their behavior based on past observations. Examples of such algorithms include Artificia…
the state or quality of being stable.
Real-time software is 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 …
intended for questions about what programming languages might be most appropriate for a subject, or what ones are industry standard for certain applications.
A programming language commonly used for controlling robotic devices
movements. actions or activities, as of a robot or a body of robots.
Ultrasonic sensors are divided into three broad categories: transmitters, receivers and transceivers. Transmitters convert electrical signals into ultrasound, receivers convert ultrasound into electri…
visual odometry is the process of determining the position and orientation of a robot by analyzing the associated camera images.
Pulse-width modulation (PWM) is varying the duty cycle of a rectangle wave, usually with a constant frequency.
Ardupilot is an autopilot that is based on the Arduino platform.
Multi-rotor is a rotorcraft with more than two rotors. Multi-rotors can be quadcopter, tricopter, octocopter, hexacopter etc.
Arrangement of toothed wheels (gears) to transmit motion and power
A magnetometer is 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 …
control of mechanisms other than signaling apparatus at a distance by radio waves
A method of representing the mechanics (kinematics and dynamics) of a system using 6-element vectors (such as a twist or a wrench) which combine both the angular and linear components.
Computer Numeric Control (CNC) is 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…
should only be used for questions which do not fall into the servomotor or rcservo (hobbyservo) tags.
Quantity causing acceleration in the state space of a mechanical system.
Unwanted or modified signals detracting from some form of reception or perception.
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…
Two Wheeled mobile robot
USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. It is a commonly used standard which defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply.
Type of robots, which resemble a human in its shape.