Monthly Archives: January 2013

Phone Holder for Android Robot

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Android Robot

Fashioned a phone holder out of an old phone holder for my car. Note that the phone front camera (which will be used for robot navigation and localization) has a clear view of the scene in front of the robot. … Continue reading

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Obstacle Avoidance Using an Infrared Proximity Sensor

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Android Robot

The Sharp GP2Y0A21YK is an infrared (IR) proximity sensor available from Little Bird Electronics for about $15 and this was the 2nd sensor I attempted in getting the Android robot (shall we christen him Bug?) to avoid obstacles. The sensor … Continue reading

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