August 23, 2012

Control an iRobot Create with Arduino

 The iRobot create is a mobile robot platform that can be controlled by uploading various scripts to determine which actions it will take. As it has a simple DB25 interface socket and uses serial communication, Matt Gray and Golan Levin have documented a method to control the iRobot with an Arduino. This includes uploading and executing a command script to the iRobot. 

So if you have one of these remarkable little robots, click here for more Arduino-interface information. And we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

When developing your own Arduino-embedded projects, consider the Freetronics LeoStick:

 Apart from being one of the smallest Arduino-compatibles on the market with USB, it also has an onboard RGB LED and piezo which can be used a knock sensor and various tune and sound effects. For more information and to order, click here.

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