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Make Arduino bots and gadgets : learning by discovery

Author: Kimmo Karvinen; Tero Karvinen
Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Provides information on creating a variety of gadgets and controllers using Arduino.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kimmo Karvinen; Tero Karvinen
ISBN: 1449389716 9781449389710
OCLC Number: 655666133
Notes: "Build robots and other electronic devices"--Cover.
"Six embedded projects with open source hardware and software"--Cover.
"Learn how to: experiment with Arduino, the popular microcontroller board; build robots and electronic projects with easy-to-follow instructions; turn your ideas into working physical prototypes; use Android phones as remote controls in your projects; work with a programming language created for artists, designers, and hobbyists; get everyone involved, with projects that even beginners can build"--Page 4 of cover.
"[P]resents in-depth custom projects: stalker guard--a gadget with sensors to detect people approaching; insect robot--an obstacle-avoiding robot with sensors and motors; interactive painting--an interactive slideshow you control with your hands; boxing clock--a graphically rich timer clock on an Android phone; remote for a smart home--a way to control power outlets with Arduino; soccer robot--a remote-controlled, soccer-playing robot"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 278 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Arduino bots and gadgets
Responsibility: Kimmo and Tero Karvinen.


Want to build your own robots, turn your ideas into prototypes, control devices with a computer, or make your own cell phone applications? It's a snap with this book and the Arduino open source  Read more...
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