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A project log for µKubik quadruped robot

Cheap and simple tabletop quadruped robot controlled with Python.

de∫hipude∫hipu 01/03/2015 at 14:180 Comments

I finally had some time to program a simple behavior using the new distance sensor. The robot follows whatever is in front of it, trying to keep a constant distance. When the object disappears, it stops and looks around for it. See the video:

One thing that made it a little challenging is that the output from this sensor is very noisy. I worked around that by keeping the last 10 measurements in a queue, and using the average of them -- a kind of a low-pass filter.

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