Thursday, September 30, 2010

Arduino Bots and Gadgets

Make: Arduino Bots And Gadgets

Want to build your own robots, turn your ideas into prototypes, control devices with a computer, or make your own cell phone applications? It’s a snap with this book and the Arduino single-board microcontroller. Embedded systems are everywhere -- inside washing machines, cars, vacuum cleaners, and air conditioners. With Arduino, building your own embedded gadgets is easy, even for beginners.

This book gets you started with six fun projects: a stalker guard, robot insect, interactive painting, wireless smart home controller, boxing timer, and a cell phone controlled soccer robot. You’ll get impressive results quickly and gain the know-how and experience you need to invent your own gadgets.

  • Discover Arduino, the popular electronic prototyping platform
  • Get a great introduction to robots and electronic projects
  • Learn how to turn ideas into working physical prototypes
  • Use Android phones as key components in your projects
  • Get everyone involved with projects that even beginners can build

Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.

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