Shows electronics enthusiasts how to incorporate the power of the PIC microprocessor into over 6 complete robotics projects. Projects include a bi-pedal robot that walks upright, an artificial vision robot that will track and follow various visual cues, and a functional robotic arm. There are step-by-step directions for each project.
John Iovine is the author of several popular TAB titles that explore the frontiers of scientific research. He wrote the cult classic Robots, Androids, and Animatrons, as well as Homemade Holograms: The Complete Guide to Inexpensive, Do-It-Yourself Holography; Kirlian Photography: A Hands-On Guide; Fantastic Electronics: Build Your Own Negative-Ion Generator and Other Projects; and A Step into Virtual Reality.
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Here's everything the robotics hobbyist needs to harness the power of the PICMicro MCU!
In this heavily-illustrated resource, author John Iovine provides plans and complete parts lists for 11 easy-to-build robots each with a PICMicro "brain." The expertly written coverage of the PIC Basic Computer makes programming a snap -- and lots of fun.