August 27, 2014 AT 2:00 am

Control this arduino based rover using a glove #WearableWednesday

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This project comes from Instructables user electro18 via Hack a Day.

What is it capable of?

  1. It can be controlled using gestures.
  2. It can Send temperature , object distance , battery level , etc. values to the glove ( LCD ).
  3. Can run on 45+ degree angle.
  4. Tx Rx pair on both rover and Glove ( for bi-directional data transfer ).

Why to use joysticks to control you robot when you can control it by the gestures of your hand ! This robotic Rover works on 433MHz Band RF Modules (ASK).

The remote is modified into a GLOVE which is equipped with

an accelerometer (ADXL335)

16×2 LCD display

8 button keypad

and a transceiver

The rover and glove is based on ATmega328 P which is used in Arduino Uno as well.

**********PARTS*********

ROVER UNIT ( I’ve named it TITAN :D )

1. ATmega328P

2. Custom made arduino compatible robotic controller

3. DIY FTDI cable ( USB to SERIAL )

4. HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Rangefinder

5. 2 x Optical sensors ( to convert it into a line follower)

6. 2 x custom 30 Amp Motor drivers : MAKE YOUR OWN MOTOR DRIVER

7. 2 x 150 RPM & 5 kgf-cm torque DC motors

8. 12V SLA ( Sealed Lead Acid ) Battery 1.2 Ah capacity

9. 4 x Track wheels and Track belt

10. Acrylic sheet chasis ( i used 4mm thick sheet )

Gesture GLOVE :

1. A Glove

2. ATmega 328P based board

3. ADXL335 accelerometer

4. 16×2 LCD Display

5. A 8-button Keypad

6. 433Mhz Transceiver

7. Some headers and ribbon cables

Read the full tutorial here.


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