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September 2, 2014 AT 11:00 am

How to Control a 3 Wheel Robot from a Tablet With #BeagleBoneBlack @TXInstruments @BeagleBoardOrg

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Ben Martin from Linux.com wrote up this great tutorial on how to control a robot with a tablet from a BeagleBone Black.

The 3 Wheel Robot kit includes all the structural material required to create a robot base. To the robot base you have to add two gearmotors, batteries, and some way to control it. Leaving the motors out of the 3 wheel kit allows you to choose the motor with a torque and RPM suitable for your application.

In this article we’ll use the Web server on the BeagleBone Black and some Bonescript to allow simple robot control from any tablet. No ‘apps’ required. Bonescript is a nodejs environment which comes with the BeagleBone Black.

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