DIY – Robot in Your Smartphone

Robotics still remains out of reach for many students and researchers due to the high complexity of the hardware and the software, and their typically high cost.
DIY Robot MaterialsHowever the computing power, sensing capabilities, and intuitive programming interfaces of modern smartphones afford an inexpensive yet highly capable robotic platform.
Smartphone based robots are becoming increasingly popular with many exciting applications emerging in both academia and industry (e.g. PhoneSat, SPHERES, etc.).
Using this smartphone technology, one of our genius OnlineMetals customers created a robot that can recognize, track, and follow a color specified object as well as the ability to avoid obstacles in its way.
Watch the video demo! Click play on the screen below…