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Pinoccio’s Web Rover

Posted on Friday, February 8th, 2013 in robotics by DP

Here’s a video demonstrating the Pinoccio Web Rover. A mobile phone accelerometer in Brazil is controlling the small robot in Nevada in real time. The Pinoccio is an Arduino compatible Wireless platform. It’s based on the ATMega128rfa1 microcontroller with an 802.15.4 compliant radio built in.

We built a “Web Rover” — an unmanned little robot that we attached a Pinoccio board to, and drove in real-time over the Web from over 10,000 km away.

Here’s a short (2 minute) video of us driving the Web Rover, along with a detailed project description

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