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Human-following robot with Kinect

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Microsoft Kinect is a popular, and relatively cheap device, which has multiple applications both in amateur and professional robotics. One of the cases is man-following robot. Instead of using single camera and complicated image recognition algorithms we can take advantage of already-established Kinect libraries. Originally posted on Hackster.io, see: hackster.io/turtle-rover/human-following-robot-with-kinect-efb3cd

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GPS module on your mobile platform

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  Adding GPS to your mobile platform opens an entirely new chapter for rover driving algorithms. As you get a lot more data about the rover position, GPS can be the first step to make the platform autonomous. You can easily implement such functions as ‘return home’ or ‘follow the path’. Now you will know the robot speed, direction of driving, vehicle pitch, even a gradient of surface your robot drives on. See more: www.turtlerover.com/blog/2017/08/17/how-to-connect-raspberry-pi-and-arduino-to-turtle/

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How to connect RaspberryPi to Turtle Rover

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  Thanks to universal electronics adapter cable and waterproof compartment you can fit Raspberry Pi or Arduino inside Turtle Rover without any trouble. Thanks to built-in Raspberry Pi you can easily communicate with your additional electronics. See more: www.turtlerover.com/blog/2017/08/17/how-to-connect-raspberry-pi-and-arduino-to-turtle/

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