Older blog entries for scottpreston (starting at number 9)

Serial Port Programming

I am going to talk about accessing the serial port via Java or via an HTTP/Serial Bridge. Accessing serial ports is the preferred method of communication to microcontrollers like the Basic Stamp 2, or Arduino.

Syndicated 2010-08-19 04:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Ubuntu Robotics - Part 1

The last few robots I’ve had to set-up the exact same thing, the exact same way, and I thought I would share it. With the combination of these steps you can have a robot like Feynman Jr. 2 (Jr2) or Feynman 7 (F7).

Syndicated 2010-04-26 04:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Electronics I\'ve Built

Here's some various electronics I've built over the years to help me with my robotics.

Syndicated 2010-04-26 04:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Added New Robot

Feynman Jr 2I've added a new robot Feynman Jr. 2. The goal of this robot is to follow me around.

Syndicated 2010-03-15 04:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Stereo Vision with Ubuntu

I've long had a problem with using two web cameras at the same time in Windows and Linux. But now I've solved the problem and have Stereo Vision on my robot, Feynman 7.

Syndicated 2010-03-05 05:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Book Review - Robot Building For Beginners

A great introduction to robotics. If you're going to start building robots, get this book today!

Syndicated 2010-03-05 05:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Need A Robot Brain?

Of all the things I wish I could have purchased off-the-shelf, it would have been a brain.

Syndicated 2010-03-04 05:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Computer Vision Book / Face Recognition

Another idea that I've been working on is creating a book that's about computer vision.

Syndicated 2010-02-25 05:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Coming Soon A New Robotics Book

I am in the process of creating another book on robotics programming. Simpler, easier to read and use, including a DVD with all the source code and a Virtual Machine.

Syndicated 2010-02-09 05:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

Want to Build A Robot in 10 minutes?

I was thinking of making a kit and assembly instruction video on building a robot in 10 minutes.

Syndicated 2010-02-04 05:00:00 from Scott's Bots News

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