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Solar Cells Charging a Li-Po Battery
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The short answer is no. This is not to say that someone won't extend the flight time of a copter using solar energy one day. But if you attach off the shelf solar panels to off the shelf LiPo ...

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How to find kinematics of differential drive caster robot?
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If you assume pure kinematics (no slipping) your ICR must be where the two wheel axis cross, or for the degenerate case where they are colinear, then somewhere along the line. If you use a dynamic ...

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What are human-friendly terms for mobile-robot orientation and relative direction of non-robot objects?
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I prefer to use anatomical terms for this. I'm slightly biased because I often do biomimetic and rehabilitation work. However, there are a few nice things about using them discussing or describing a (...

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What is the difference between motion planning and trajectory generation?
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In many contexts these terms can be interchangeable, however they can also refer to specific things. Here's a glossary to help figure that out: State (rigid body mechanics) - Position and velocity at ...

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Does C have advantages over C++ in robotics?
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Most microcontrollers have good C++ compilers now. Most C idioms can be written in C++. Templates, function overloading, and structure member functions allow one to write modular, readable code ...

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Is it possible to design robot software or AI to function in different devices?
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The short answer is yes, totally possible, though not done that often in practice. Creating an AI that thinks like a human (and does what it's human partners or masters want like J.A.R.V.I.S) is ...

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Is it possible to make DIY clone of MakerBeam
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If you don't want to use prepared components, your best bet is using materials that benefit from economies of scale. Find one that suits you (it could be wood boards, steel pipe for plumbing or ...

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How mature is real-time programming in robotics?
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Yes, assuming the hardware resources can meet the timing requirements (enough processing power, low enough latency), when the scheduler can not sequence processes and threads appropriately, then one ...

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