Talking to the Formula AllCode robot using the Raspberry Pi

The Formula AllCode robotics course is great for makers to test their skills and capabilities or for introducing learners to programming and robotics in a fun and motivating way. The robot is compatible with hardware from Raspberry Pi to Android to iPhone, Windows PC’s, MAC and more. This tutorial guides you through the process of setting up a Raspberry Pi with a USB Bluetooth dongle so it can communicate w ...

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PiRacerX – Android controlled RC car using Raspberry Pi

Short description: We made a car, wich acts as wifi acces point. Users conect to our car and then, they are able to acces our webpage. There you'll be able to download aplication. After the application is installed, the phone makes an UDP session with the raspberry pi controll server. Raspberry pi then controls car via GPIO. We have decided that car will have precise speed and steering control. We have achi ...

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Lego Dashboard Mount for Raspberry Pi

When I got my Raspberry I've decided to develop an algorithm of real time lane and vehicle detection. I got it done. Now it's time to put the Raspberry Pi on my car's dashboard. However, I would not like to leave it fixed on the dashboard forever. I had a few lego bricks left over so decided to use them. Instead of trying to describe each step I just took pictures of the car holder for Raspberry Pi. For sur ...

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Build up a vehicle

Week 01 January 9, 2013 (1 hour): Meet as a team after class to discuss preliminary project proposal.it is decided that we are going to build up a vehicle like a Google street car. January 10, 2013 (2 hours): Met as a team after class to finish writing preliminary project proposal. First version of PSSC is confirmed. WEEK 01 SUMMARY Accomplishments: Submitted preliminary project proposal. Weekly Work Total: ...

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Honda Accord Raspberry Pi based onboard computer

Intro So I had this crazy idea about fitting onboard computer to my 04′ Honda Accord Tourer (Exec trim with premium speaker system – non-navi version). Been googling this and digesting available information, finally stumbled upon this excellent Engineering(DIY) project, blog and associated forum – and decided to give it a shot. First sketch Work in progress Rear view camera fitted Final effect Shopping list ...

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Raspberry Pi controlled Red Car Trolley

Now the train around your Christmas tree or your favorite remote controlled toy can be controllable from the web or any mobile device. Why would you do that if you already have a remote? You do this just because you can! I used a Red Car Trolley purchased at Disneyland, you can use their trolley, train or even their RF controlled Monorail for this project. The software is set up for the trolley but you can ...

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Controlling a Raspberry Pi RC Car With a Keyboard

In this intermediate tutorial you will learn how to operate a hacked RC car with a keyboard using a model B Raspberry Pi device using Python. The key points in this tutorial include: • Configuring the virtual Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) for the GPIO pins so two DC motors can run independently • Wiring the Raspberry Pi to the RC car I had originally planned to have the car operated through the use of an IR ...

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Raspberry Pi Smartphone Controlled Rc Car

Use your raspberry pi to control a 1/10 scale RC car via a web page hosted wirelessly on your PI. All you need to do is set up your PI to use your mobile as a hotspot then log onto the appropriate web page (hosted by the Pi) and tilt your phone to control your car like a Wii Remote. I've used an old Tamiya hornet in this example; any car will do but if you are buying one try and get one with enough space un ...

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LOG Raspberry Pi with car monitor

So this Lazy Old Geek (LOG) decided to buy a Raspberry Pi. Now the Pi itself is really small (see picture) but the first problem I found was that with the all the cables connected, it’s not very stable. The cables, especially my HDMI cable dominated where it was going to be. So the first thing I wanted was a more stable environment. Step 1: Power Supply Instead of a Raspberry case, I decided I wanted a litt ...

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PC racing set controlled RC car with video streaming

Project overview The project aims to equip standard remote control (RC) car with improved control. Commonly used RC car control joystick is replaced with PC racing set. This improvement ensures more precise driving and exceptional user experience.  Moreover camera attached to car enables view from perspective of RC car, e.g, what would a driver in RC car see. User then can watch real time video on PC screen ...

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