PDA Robotics: Using Your Personal Digital Assistant to Control Your Robot
Author(s) : Doug Williams
Publisher : McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics; 1 edition
Date : 2003
Pages : 256
Format : PDF
ISBN : 0071417419
Easy-to-read guide provides directions on integrating personal digital assistants and robots into a single, remote-controlled powerhouse. Discusses innovative concepts and designs, showing how to allow any PDA to communicate with and control a robot; establish a wireless link between a PDA and a robot; and acquire low cost, standard, and easily obtainable components. Softcover.
From the Back Cover
BUILD A ROBOT AND MAKE IT RUN - RIGHT FROM YOUR PDA!
The virtual chasm between PDAs and robots has been spanned, with McGraw-Hill's PDA Robotics: Using Your Personal Digital Assistant to Control Your Robot, an easy-to-read guide to integrating these two pieces of technology into a single, remote-controlled powerhouse.
Written in easy-to-understand language by a renowned software designer and robotics expert, this unique resource reveals innovative concepts and designs, helping you to build your own PDA-controlled robot from the ground up. As a result, you'll be able to:
* Allow any PDA to communicate with and control your robot
* Establish a wireless RF link between your PDA and robot
* Acquire low-cost, standard, and easily obtainable components
* Learn about special software, control circuits, and interface ideas for creating artificial life forms
* Customize modules easily
* And more!