After receiving a set of parts for the Actobotics build system, Instructables staff member Randy Sarafan turned to the Arduino development platform to bring it to life. In his example Randy created a neat dolly system for cameras that can be controlled from a small touch screen. The system uses two Arduino boards, however they can communicate with each other via the I2C bus for full integration.
Furthermore by using two boards the device can travel along and tilt or pan the camera at the same time, which can offer some great photographic time-lapse or video effects - as shown in the following video:
A fascinating project, and also an interesting framework for dual Arduino systems. For complete details, visit the project Instructable page. And for more, we're on facebook, Google+, and twitter - so follow us for news and product updates as well.
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