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Raspberry Pi Robotics Essentials

By : Richard Grimmett
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Raspberry Pi Robotics Essentials

By: Richard Grimmett

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Raspberry Pi Robotics Essentials
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Chapter 4. Avoiding Obstacles Using Sensors

You've constructed your biped robot. Now, your robot can move around. But what if you want the robot to sense the outside world, so you don't run into things? In this chapter, you'll discover how to add some sensors to help avoid barriers.

Specifically, you'll learn:

  • How to connect Raspberry Pi to an IR (infrared) sensor

  • How to connect Raspberry Pi to a USB sonar sensor to detect the world

  • How to connect Raspberry Pi and its GPIO to a sonar sensor to detect the world