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PC -> Xbee -> Atmega8 -> Motor Controller
« on: January 22, 2009, 03:17:26 PM »
I am having trouble interfacing my Xbee units to my PC/MCU

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I am trying to use a wireless camera that sends a feed to a receiver to my PC, which is running RoboRealm and Voice Recognition Software

I'm trying to make two general "verbal" commands: automatic (blob recognition/color detection), and manual (verbal control -go five feet right, etc.-)

How do I go about interfacing the MCU, XBee, PC, and Motor Controllers.
Is this pseudo diagram correct:
Camera->RoboRealm->Laptop->Xbee->Atmega8->Motor Controller->Wheelchair Motors

Is there an easier way? The only things I have bought so far are the wheelchair motors, batteries, and camera

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Re: PC -> Xbee -> Atmega8 -> Motor Controller
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2009, 05:05:10 AM »
I recommend breaking your project into parts.

First just get the wireless camera to work with RoboRealm.

After that is done, get the USB enabled XBee attached to your PC.

Then do the uart tutorial for my $50 Robot to get it working with a second XBee and hyperterminal.

After all that is working, combine it together.


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