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Make: Arduino Bots and Gadgets

BOOKA-038971

Want to build your own robots, turn your ideas into prototypes, control devices with a computer, or make your own cell phone applications It s a snap with this book and the Arduino open source electronic prototyping platform. You ll quickly acquire the know-how and experience to invent your own cool gadgets.

$47.75

Product Description

With Arduino, building gadgets with embedded system is easy, even for beginners. These tiny computers control functions in everything from cars to children s toys and mobile phones. Once you learn the basics, you ll build your first gadget in just a few days. Each learn-as-you-build project adds to your knowledge and skills. Among the many projects in this book, cool projects includes:

  • Stalker Guard a gadget with sensors to detect people approaching
  • Insect Robot an obstacle avoiding robot with sensors and motors
  • Interactive Painting an interactive slideshow you control with your hands
  • Boxing Clock a graphically rich timer clock on an Android phone
  • Remote for a Smart Home A way to control power outlets with Arduino
  • Soccer Robot A remote controlled, soccer playing robot

Features:

  • Experiment with Arduino, the popular microcontroller board
  • Build robots and electronic projects with easy-to-follow instructions
  • Turn your ideas into working physical prototypes
  • Use Android phones as remote controls in your projects
  • Work with a programming language created for artists, designers, and hobbyists
  • Get everyone involved, with projects that even beginners can build

About the Authors:

Tero Karvinenteaches Linux and embedded systems in Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, where his work has also included curriculum development and research in wireless networking. He previously worked as a CEO of a small advertisement agency. Tero’s education includes a Masters of Science in Economics.

Kimmo Karvinenworks as a CTO in hardware manufacturer that specializes in integrated AV and security systems. Before that he worked as a marketing communications project leader and as a creative director and partner in advertisement agency. Kimmo’s education includes a Masters of Art.

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