BUILD A ROBOT AND MAKE IT RUN — RIGHT FROM YOUR PDA!
The virtual chasm between PDAs and robots has been spanned, with McGraw-Hill’s PDA Robotics: Using Your Personal Digital Assistant to Control Your Robot, an easy-to-read guide to integrating these two pieces of technology into a single, remote-controlled powerhouse.
Written in easy-to-understand language by a renowned software designer and robotics expert, this unique resource reveals innovative concepts and designs, helping you to build your own PDA-controlled robot from the ground up. As a result, you’ll be able to:
Perfect for hobbyists, students of electronics, and engineers alike, this book is your entrée into the brave new world of PDA-controlled robots!
- Allow any PDA to communicate with and control your robot
- Establish a wireless RF link between your PDA and robot
- Acquire low-cost, standard, and easily obtainable components
- Learn about special software, control circuits, and interface ideas for creating artificial life forms
- Customize modules easily
- And more!
About the Author
- The Anatomy of a PDA
- Software IDEs and Electronic Design
- Movement Systems
- Wireless RF
- Room Radar and Sonar Devices
- And Much More!
Doug Williams is a software designer fir Agfa Healthcare. A resident of Ontario, Canada, he has worked in the computer industry for nearly 10 years, specializing in radar systems control, medical imaging software, and electronic interface technologies.
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