Pairing a Memsic 2-axis accelerometer with XBee RF modules makes a powerful and fun wireless tilt controller for your robot. One XBee module and a Memsic Dual-Axis Accelerometer are mouted on a BASIC Stamp HomeWork Board. The other XBee module mounts on a BASIC Stamp controlled robot. SumoBot wrestling is a perfect application for this!
Since your BOE Shield-Bot already has IR receivers, how about using an infrared TV remote to drive it around? This project provides the instructions and Arduino code.
The BOE Shield-Bot is setting out to Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 to spend some time in the Maker Shed, sporting a Ping))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor and Mounting Bracket Kit to look both ways before crossing the street. Your Shield-Bot can get ready to roam too, with these instructions and example code.
Bring the spirit of the holidays with you anywhere using this DIY caroling device and light display!
Build a smart robot with this step-by-step tutorial for using the Robotics Shield Kit from Parallax and your own Ardunio Uno, Duemilanove, or Mega.
Teaching robotics in a school or club? Check out each Chapter Summary to see what STEM skills and concepts your students will soak up.