Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: a basic robot

Hybrid View

  1. #1

    Default a basic robot

    I want to do a project in which I need to control a moving robot using a pc.
    I need to generate a robotic movement in x,y and z directions.
    Iam a computer student.
    Could any one suggest the procedure to start with.

    Thankyou
    greenant :?

  2. #2
    Administrator T-1000 rao's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    New Delhi
    Posts
    833
    Blog Entries
    2

    Default

    With a wheeled robot, there is no z axis so I bet you are looking towards a robotic arm.

    Connect your microcontroller to the serial port and use hyperterminal to give inputs, make the micro understand those inputs using "your" program and move the robot accordingly. or connect a joystick to your pc and make the micro communicate with that.

    I am just giving you directions and ideas. Don't expect me to give any sort of code or circuit diagrams as all are easily available online.

    Rao

  3. #3

    Default

    hey i have created such a robot wireless car operated from computer if u want i will send u the circuit design at ur e-mail i know this is preety old post and may be u have already created one in that case we cud share our designs and see if we can better our approaches in any way.
    the software that controls the car has been designed in VB.net if u have done it in matlab or java please give me some info on it .i am currently trying to redevelop the software using java as it is platform independent.
    my email-id is niranjanjoshi.2288@yahoo.co.in

  4. #4
    Senior Member T-1000
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Bangalore
    Posts
    728
    Blog Entries
    7

    Default

    @niranjanjoshi :
    Why cant you post the circuit here instead of sending to people by email??

    And yes, you cannot make an application like this platform independent. It is because, the hardware is very much platform dependent.
    .... I didnt do it ! ....

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •