Follow And Hold Distance
A Program to follow and hold distance to an obstical was implemented in Microsoft Visual C#.
This Program reads Distance information from SRF485 Ultrasonic Rangers periodicaly.
And Controlls the Robots Movement through Robax1500.

X-Box Remote Controll
vb joystick
This Program Reads the Input from A X-Box Remote Controll, and sends this input through the Serial interface to the Robax1500 Controller.
It is implemented in Microsoft Visual Basic.
Prerequisites: DirectX SDK Download

Follow A Trajectory
This Program is Following a Predefined Trajectory.
The Trajectory is defined by Speed, Steering Angle, and Period.

What was done:

Better Steering:
The used Servo motors where not powerful enough,
A new steering concept with gearbox motor was made.

New Motor Controller was purchased:
Roboteq Robax1500

This is a 2 Channel Motor controller.
1. Channel in Speed Mode for Driving Motor
2. Channel in Positioning Mode for Steering Motor

Some Optical Changes:

New Ultrasonic Sensors where added:
SRF485 Ultra Sonic Range Finder

Lindy USB to Serial Converter