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Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi

Author : Matt Timmons-Brown
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In Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi, you'll learn how to build and code your own robot projects with just the Raspberry Pi microcomputer and a few easy-to-get components - no prior experience necessary! Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi will take you from inexperienced maker to robot builder. You'll start off building a two-wheeled robot powered by a Raspberry Pi minicomputer and then program it using Python, the world's most popular programming language. Gradually, you'll improve your robot by adding increasingly advanced functionality until it can follow lines, avoid obstacles, and even recognize objects of a certain size and color using computer vision. Learn how to: - Control your robot remotely using only a Wii remote - Teach your robot to use sensors to avoid obstacles - Program your robot to follow a line autonomously - Customize your robot with LEDs and speakers to make it light up and play sounds - See what your robot sees with a Pi Camera As you work through the book, you'll learn fundamental electronics skills like how to wire up parts, use resistors and regulators, and determine how much power your robot needs. By the end, you'll have learned the basics of coding in Python and know enough about working with hardware like LEDs, motors, and sensors to expand your creations beyond simple robots.

Learn Robotics Programming

Author : Danny Staple
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Develop an extendable smart robot capable of performing a complex series of actions with Python and Raspberry Pi Key Features Get up to speed with the fundamentals of robotic programming and build intelligent robots Learn how to program a voice agent to control and interact with your robot's behavior Enable your robot to see its environment and avoid barriers using sensors Book Description We live in an age where the most complex or repetitive tasks are automated. Smart robots have the potential to revolutionize how we perform all kinds of tasks with high accuracy and efficiency. With this second edition of Learn Robotics Programming, you'll see how a combination of the Raspberry Pi and Python can be a great starting point for robot programming. The book starts by introducing you to the basic structure of a robot and shows you how to design, build, and program it. As you make your way through the book, you'll add different outputs and sensors, learn robot building skills, and write code to add autonomous behavior using sensors and a camera. You'll also be able to upgrade your robot with Wi-Fi connectivity to control it using a smartphone. Finally, you'll understand how you can apply the skills that you've learned to visualize, lay out, build, and code your future robot building projects. By the end of this book, you'll have built an interesting robot that can perform basic artificial intelligence operations and be well versed in programming robots and creating complex robotics projects using what you've learned. What you will learn Leverage the features of the Raspberry Pi OS Discover how to configure a Raspberry Pi to build an AI-enabled robot Interface motors and sensors with a Raspberry Pi Code your robot to develop engaging and intelligent robot behavior Explore AI behavior such as speech recognition and visual processing Find out how you can control AI robots with a mobile phone over Wi-Fi Understand how to choose the right parts and assemble your robot Who this book is for This second edition of Learn Robotics Programming is for programmers, developers, and robotics enthusiasts who want to develop a fully functional robot and leverage AI to build interactive robots. Basic knowledge of the Python programming language will help you understand the concepts covered in this robot programming book more effectively.

Beginning Robotics with Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Author : Jeff Cicolani
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Learn how to use a Raspberry Pi in conjunction with an Arduino to build a basic robot with advanced capabilities. Getting started in robotics does not have to be difficult. This book is an insightful and rewarding introduction to robotics and a catalyst for further directed study. You'll be led step by step through the process of building a robot that uses the power of a Linux based computer paired with the simplicity of Arduino. You’ll learn why the Raspberry Pi is a great choice for a robotics platform; its strengths as well as its shortcomings; how to overcome these limitations by implementing an Arduino; and the basics of the Python programming language as well as some of the more powerful features. With the Raspberry Pi you can give your project the power of a Linux computer, while Arduino makes interacting with sensors and motors very easy. These two boards are complimentary in their functions; where one falters the other performs admirably. The book also includes references to other great works to help further your growth in the exciting, and now accessible, field of smart robotics. As a bonus, the final chapter of the book demonstrates the real power of the Raspberry Pi by implementing a basic vision system. Using OpenCV and a standard USB web cam, you will build a robot that can chase a ball. What You'll Learn Install Raspbian, the operating system that drives the Raspberry Pi Drive motors through an I2C motor controller Read data through sensors attached to an Arduino Who This Book Is For Hobbyists and students looking for a rapid start in robotics. It assumes no technical background. Readers are guided to pursue the areas that interest them in more detail as they learn.

Learn Robotics Programming Second Edition

Author : Danny Staple
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Develop an extendable smart robot capable of performing a complex series of actions with Python and Raspberry PiKey Features* Get up to speed with the fundamentals of robotic programming and build intelligent robots* Learn how to program a voice agent to control and interact with your robot's behavior* Enable your robot to see its environment and avoid barriers using sensorsBook DescriptionWe live in an age where the most complex or repetitive tasks are automated. Smart robots have the potential to revolutionize how we perform all kinds of tasks with high accuracy and efficiency. With this second edition of Learn Robotics Programming, you'll see how a combination of the Raspberry Pi and Python can be a great starting point for robot programming.The book starts by introducing you to the basic structure of a robot and shows you how to design, build, and program it. As you make your way through the book, you'll add different outputs and sensors, learn robot building skills, and write code to add autonomous behavior using sensors and a camera. You'll also be able to upgrade your robot with Wi-Fi connectivity to control it using a smartphone. Finally, you'll understand how you can apply the skills that you've learned to visualize, lay out, build, and code your future robot building projects.By the end of this book, you'll have built an interesting robot that can perform basic artificial intelligence operations and be well versed in programming robots and creating complex robotics projects using what you've learned.What you will learn* Leverage the features of the Raspberry Pi OS* Discover how to configure a Raspberry Pi to build an AI-enabled robot* Interface motors and sensors with a Raspberry Pi* Code your robot to develop engaging and intelligent robot behavior* Explore AI behavior such as speech recognition and visual processing* Find out how you can control AI robots with a mobile phone over Wi-Fi* Understand how to choose the right parts and assemble your robotWho this book is forThis second edition of Learn Robotics Programming is for programmers, developers, and robotics enthusiasts who want to develop a fully functional robot and leverage AI to build interactive robots. Basic knowledge of the Python programming language will help you understand the concepts covered in this robot programming book more effectively.

Practical Robotics in C

Author : Lloyd Brombach
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An easy-to-follow guide that will help you build robots using with ease KEY FEATURES ● Simplified coverage on fundamentals of building a robot platform. ● Learn to program Raspberry Pi for interacting with hardware. ● Cutting-edge coverage on autonomous motion, mapping, and path planning algorithms for advanced robotics. DESCRIPTION Practical Robotics in C++ teaches the complete spectrum of Robotics, right from the setting up a computer for a robot controller to putting power to the wheel motors. The book brings you the workshop knowledge of the electronics, hardware, and software for building a mobile robot platform. You will learn how to use sensors to detect obstacles, how to train your robot to build itself a map and plan an obstacle-avoiding path, and how to structure your code for modularity and interchangeability with other robot projects. Throughout the book, you can experience the demonstrations of complete coding of robotics with the use of simple and clear C++ programming. In addition, you will explore how to leverage the Raspberry Pi GPIO hardware interface pins and existing libraries to make an incredibly capable machine on the most affordable computer platform ever. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ● Write code for the motor drive controller. ● Build a Map from Lidar Data. ● Write and implement your own autonomous path-planning algorithm. ● Write code to send path waypoints to the motor drive controller autonomously. ● Get to know more about robot mapping and navigation. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR This book is most suitable for C++ programmers who have keen interest in robotics and hardware programming. All you need is just a good understanding of C++ programming to get the most out of this book. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Choose and Set Up a Robot Computer 2. GPIO Hardware Interface Pins Overview and Use 3. The Robot Platform 4. Types of Robot Motors and Motor Control 5. Communication with Sensors and other Devices 6. Additional Helpful Hardware 7. Adding the Computer to Control your Robot 8. Robot Control Strategy 9. Coordinating the Parts 10. Maps for Robot Navigation 11. Robot Tracking and Localization 12. Autonomous Motion 13. Autonomous Path Planning 14. Wheel Encoders for Odometry 15. Ultrasonic Range Detectors 16. IMUs: Accelerometers, Gyroscopes, and Magnetometers 17. GPS and External Beacon Systems 18. LIDAR Devices and Data 19. Real Vision with Cameras 20. Sensor Fusion 21. Building and Programming an Autonomous Robot

Raspberry Pi Robotics Essentials

Author : Richard Grimmett
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The Raspberry Pi B2 is an inexpensive embedded processor that provides a high-performance Linux development environment. This book is a fast-paced guide that will show you how to use Raspberry Pi technology to build a biped robot that can interact with its environment. We start off by explaining the basics of getting your Raspberry Pi up and running, ready to be mounted on your biped platform. After this, you will be introduced to the art of constructing a mechanism for the biped platform. You will then learn to develop a vision system for your robot, as well as a means by which you can control and monitor it. At the end of this book, you will have learned enough to build a complex biped robot that can walk, turn, find its way, and "see" its environment.

Roboter Mit ROS

Author : Murat Calis
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Diese praxisnahe Einführung der angewandten Robotik erläutert die Konstruktion von Personal Robots und ihrer Steuerung durch das Open-Source-Framework ROS (Robot Operating System).Die ersten Schritte geht der Leser mit einem virtuellen Prototyp am Rechner. Im Anschluss zeigt der Autor am Beispiel eines Bot-Modells, was bei der Planung, dem Aufbau und dem Betrieb von selbst entworfenen Robotern zu beachten ist. Dabei wird die Einbindung von verschiedenen Aktoren und Sensoren erklärt. So eröffnet das Buch das Potential von ROS als Steuerungs-Framework. Das Buch eröffnet auf diese Weise fortgeschrittenen Anwendern genauso wie anspruchsvollen Makern den Zugang zu professionellen Anwendungen wie:• direkte und sensorbasierte Navigation• Gesichts- und Objekterkennung• räumliches Scannen mit Lasertechnik (LiDAR) Darüber hinaus versetzt das Buch den Leser in die Lage, Roboter von namhaften Unternehmen, die ROS verwenden, zu verstehen und zu steuern.

Hands On Robotics Programming with C

Author : Dinesh Tavasalkar
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Enhance your programming skills to build exciting robotic projects Key Features Build an intelligent robot that can detect and avoid obstacles and respond to voice commands Detect and track objects and faces using OpenCV Control your robot with a GUI button designed using Qt5 Book Description C++ is one of the most popular legacy programming languages for robotics, and a combination of C++ and robotics hardware is used in many leading industries. This book will bridge the gap between Raspberry Pi and C/C++ programming and enable you to develop applications for Raspberry Pi. To follow along with the projects covered in the book, you can implement C programs in Raspberry Pi with the wiringPi library. With this book, you’ll develop a fully functional car robot and write programs to move it in different directions. You’ll then create an obstacle - avoiding robot using an ultrasonic sensor. Furthermore, you’ll find out how to control the robot wirelessly using your PC/Mac. This book will also help you work with object detection and tracking using OpenCV, and guide you through exploring face detection techniques. Finally, you will create an Android app and control the robot wirelessly with an Android smartphone. By the end of this book, you will have gained experience in developing a robot using Raspberry Pi and C/C++ programming. What you will learn Install software in Raspberry Pi compatible with C++ programming Program the Raspberry Pi in C++ to run a motor Control RPi-powered robot wirelessly with your laptop or PC Program an RPi camera using OpenCV Control a Raspberry Pi robot with voice commands Implement face and object detection with Raspberry Pi Who this book is for This book is for developers, programmers, and robotics enthusiasts interested in leveraging C++ to build exciting robotics applications. Prior knowledge of C++ is necessary to understand the projects covered in this book.

Raspberry Pi Robotic Projects

Author : Richard Grimmett
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Work through a mix of amazing robotic projects using the Raspberry Pi Zero or the Raspberry Pi 3 About This Book Easy to follow instructions, yet the ones that help you build powerful robots, and exclusive coverage of mobile robots with the Pi Zero Build robots that can run, swim and fly and the cutting-edge dimension of robotics that is possible with the Raspberry Pi Zero and Pi 3 Interact with your projects wirelessly and make sci-fi possible, right in your home Who This Book Is For This book is for hobbyists and programmers who are excited about using the Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi Zero. It is for those who are taking their first steps towards using these devices to control hardware and software and write simple programs that enable amazing projects. No programming experience is required, Just a little computer and mechanical aptitude and the desire to build some interesting projects. What You Will Learn Control a variety of different DC motors Add a USB webcam to see what your robot can see Attach a projector to project information Insert USB control hardware to control a complex robot with two legs Include speech recognition so that your projects can receive commands Add speech output to that the robot can communicate with the world around it Include wireless communication so that you can see what the robot is seeing and control the robot from a distance In Detail This book will allow you to take full advantage of Raspberry Pi Zero and Raspberry Pi 3 by building both simple and complex robotic projects. The book takes a mission-critical approach to show you how to build amazing robots and helps you decide which board to use for which type of robot. The book puts a special emphasis on designing mobile (or movable) robots using the Raspberry Pi Zero. The projects will show inexpensive, yet powerful, ways to take full advantage. It will teach you how to program Raspberry Pi, control the movement of your robot, and add features to your robots. Style and approach This fun and practical tutorial contain step-by-step instructions to get you hands-on building inexpensive projects. It contains mission-critical chapters and everything you need to know to get started.

Beginner s Guides To Robotics Building And Raspberry Pi 2

Author : Madeleine Carsten
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Do you want to learn how to build your own robot? There are a lot of different types of robots that you can make by yourself. Most people want to see a robot perform the simple tasks of moving from point A to point B. You can make a robot completely from analog components or buy a starter kit from scratch! Building your own robot is a great way to teach yourself both electronics as well as computer programming. Instead of jumping right into the instructions, this book will provide you first with all the necessary concepts that you need to learn in order to make the learning process a whole lot easier. This way, you're sure not to get lost in confusion once you get to the more complex lessons provided in the latter chapters. Examples are provided for a more knowledgeable approach to your learning You will also learn the designs and forms of Robotics, and what's more convenient than getting to know all sides! You can find: what is a robot? getting started understanding actuators microcontrollers and motor controllers and so much more Buy now.

Raspberry Pi

Author : Julian James McKinnon
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-- 55% OFF for Bookstores! -- Getting started in programming and creating some of our own robotics and more can be tough. There are a lot of products on the market but a lot of them are expensive, and often they require you to already come in with a bit of knowledge about the coding language that you want to use and more. This can leave someone who is just starting out very lost and frustrated, and they may turn away and miss out on a lot of fun. In this guidebook, we are going to take a look at the solution you can use to solve this problem, the Raspberry Pi! This device costs a fraction of the cost of other similar devices, and it can be used to help us create some amazing projects, and is easy and simple to use. And in this guidebook, we are going to take a closer look at the steps that we can use to start our programming journey in no time. Some of the amazing things that we will explore inside this guidebook about the Raspberry Pi device includes: Learn all about using the Raspberry Pi and how it can be a simple way to make any complex program or robotic that you want! Learn how to explore the Raspberry Pi, work with some of the necessary files and menus inside, and how to begin on your first projects. Learn what the Python IDLE is all about and how this can be the one thing that can make a difference in your programming. Explore some of the basic codes that you can use with Python, even as a beginner, so you can actually complete your own programs on Raspberry Pi. Learn the basics of how to troubleshoot your own Raspberry Pi device, just like a professional! Do you think that the Raspberry Pi is too hard to learn, and that programming is impossible unless you have spent hours in school or have a natural talent since birth? This guidebook will show you how easy it can be to really get a hang of how to work with this device and can show you why so many beginners are jumping on to learn the best way to program with this board. Do you think that it is impossible to create your own phones or arcades with a simple board and that this is all a bunch of fluff and too good to be true? It is much easier to accomplish than it may seem, and in this guidebook, we will be able to show you the exact steps you need to take to make all of this happen. Are You Ready to Learn Raspberry?

Learn Raspberry Pi Programming with Python

Author : Wolfram Donat
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Learn how to program your nifty new $35 computer to make a web spider, a weather station, a media server, and more. This book explores how to make a variety of fun and even useful projects, from a web bot to search and download files to a toy to drive your pets insane. Even if you're completely new to programming in general, you'll see how easy it is to create a home security system, an underwater photography system, an RC plane with a camera, and even a near-space weather balloon with a camera. You'll learn how to use Pi with Arduino as well as Pi with Gertboard, an expansion board with an onboard ATmega microcontroller. Learn Raspberry Pi Programming with Python has been fully updated in this new edition to cover the features of the new boards. You'll learn how to program in Python on your Raspberry Pi with hands-on examples and fun projects. What You'll Learn Set up your new Raspberry Pi Build unique projects across a range of interests Program basic functions and processes using Python Who This Book Is For Readers who want to learn Python on a fun platform like the Pi and pick up some electronics skills along the way. No programming or Linux skill required, but a little experience with Linux will be helpful. Readers familiar with the 1st edition will enjoy the updated information in this new edition.

Raspberry Pi Robotic Blueprints

Author : Richard Grimmett
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Utilize the powerful ingredients of Raspberry Pi to bring to life your amazing robots that can act, draw, and have fun with laser tags About This Book Learn to implement a number of features offered by Raspberry Pi to build your own amazing robots Understand how to add vision and voice to your robots. This fast-paced practical guide comprises a number of creative projects to take your Raspberry Pi knowledge to the next level Who This Book Is For This all-encompassing guide was created for anyone who is interested in expanding their knowledge in applying the peripherals of Raspberry Pi. If you have a fancy for building complex-looking robots with simple, inexpensive, and readily available hardware, then this book is ideal for you. Prior understanding of Raspberry Pi with simple mechanical systems is recommended. What You Will Learn Add sensors to your robot so that it can sense the world around it Know everything there is to know about accessing motors and servos to provide movement to the robotic platform Explore the feature of adding vision to your robot so it can “see” the world around it Refine your robot with the skill of speech recognition so that it can receive commands Polish your robot by adding speech output so it can communicate with the world around it Maximize the use of servos in Raspberry Pi to create a drawing robot Strengthen your robot by adding wireless communication skills so you can see what the robot is seeing and control it from a distance Build an unbelievable autonomous hexcopter controlled by Raspberry Pi In Detail The Raspberry Pi is a series of credit card-sized single-board computers developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools. The Raspberry Pi is known as a tiny computer built on a single circuit board. It runs a Linux operating system, and has connection ports for various peripherals so that it can be hooked up to sensors, motors, cameras, and more. Raspberry Pi has been hugely popular among hardware hobbyists for various projects, including robotics. This book gives you an insight into implementing several creative projects using the peripherals provided by Raspberry Pi. To start, we'll walk through the basic robotics concepts that the world of Raspberry Pi offers us, implementing wireless communication to control your robot from a distance. Next, we demonstrate how to build a sensible and a visionary robot, maximizing the use of sensors and step controllers. After that, we focus on building a wheeled robot that can draw and play hockey. To finish with a bang, we'll build an autonomous hexcopter, that is, a flying robot controlled by Raspberry Pi. By the end of this book, you will be a maestro in applying an array of different technologies to create almost any imaginable robot. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow, project-based guide that throws you directly into the action of creating almost any imaginable robot through blueprints. It is full of step by step instructions and screenshots to help you build amazing robots in no time at all.

Understanding Coding with Raspberry Pi

Author : Patricia Harris, Ph.D.
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No, it’s not dessert—it’s a tiny single-board computer for budding computer scientists to experiment with. This versatile product can be paired with simple coding software, such as Python and Ruby, enabling young scientists to create fun and useful computer devices. Readers will learn the history of Raspberry Pi™ and gain a basic understanding of computer programming through clear photographs and manageable text. Sidebars, captions, and a graphic organizer offer readers more chances to deepen their knowledge of this STEM-related topic. With accessories, Raspberry Pi™ can be used to create music players, digital picture frames, robots, and much more. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Use of the Raspberry Pi name in this book does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of this title by the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

20 Easy Raspberry Pi Projects

Author : Rui Santos
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After a crash course to get you set up with your Raspberry Pi, you'll learn how to build interactive projects like a digital drum set; a WiFi controlled robot; a Pong game; an intruder alarm and more. Along the way, you'll work with core components like LCD screens, cameras, sensors, and even learn how to set up your own server. Each project provides step-by-step instructions, full-colour photos and circuit diagrams, and the complete code to bring your build to life. If you re ready to hit the ground running and make something interesting, let Raspberry Pi Project Handbook be your guide.

Learn to Program Your Raspberry Pi

Author : Kevin Partner
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LEARN HOW TO PROGRAM IN PYTHON USING THE REVOLUTIONARY RASPBERRY PI - COVERS THE LATEST VERSION 2 PI The Raspberry Pi is an extraordinary device - for less than 30 you can have the power of a computer in the palm of your hand. But what do you do with it once it arrives? The Raspberry Pi was designed to help people learn how to program and this guide will walk you, step by step, from first steps to creating sophisticated games and projects. Most of the book can also be used before your Raspberry Pi arrives as you can work on your standard computer. The book includes: All code for download or viewing online How to set up your Raspberry Pi The basics of programming Introducing Python Statements, Decisions and Loops Object oriented programming explained Creating a simple ""space invaders"" game Creating a sophisticated ""Bejewelled""-style game Building a weather station Making an explorer robot

Python Programming with Raspberry Pi

Author : Sai Yamanoor
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Become a master of Python programming using the small yet powerful Raspberry Pi Zero About This Book This is the first book on the market that teaches Python programming with Raspberry Pi Zero Develop exciting applications such as a mobile robot and home automation controller using Python This step-by-step guide helps you make the most out of Raspberry Pi Zero using Python programming Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at hobbyists and programmers who want to learn Python programming and develop applications using the Pi Zero. They should have basic familiarity with electronics. What You Will Learn Configure Raspberry Pi using Python Control loops to blink an LED using simple arithmetic operations Understand how interface sensors, actuators, and LED displays work Get to grips with every aspect of Python programming using practical examples Explore machine vision, data visualization, and scientific computations Build a mobile robot using the Raspberry Pi as the controller Build a voice-activated home automation controller In Detail Raspberry Pi Zero is a super-small and super-affordable product from Raspberry Pi that is packed with a plethora of features and has grabbed the notice of programmers, especially those who use Python. This step-by-step guide will get you developing practical applications in Python using a Raspberry Pi Zero. It will become a valuable resource as you learn the essential details of interfacing sensors and actuators to a Raspberry Pi, as well as acquiring and displaying data. You will get started by writing a Python program that blinks an LED at 1-second intervals. Then you will learn to write simple logic to execute tasks based upon sensor data (for example, to control a motor) and retrieve data from the web (such as to check e-mails to provide a visual alert). Finally, you will learn to build a home automation system with Python where different appliances are controlled using the Raspberry Pi. The examples discussed in each chapter of this book culminate in a project that help improve the quality of people's lives. Style and approach This will be a learning, step-by-step guide to teach Python programming using the famous Raspberry Pi Zero. The book is packed with practical examples at every step along with tips and tricks for the Raspberry Pi fans

Hands On Robotics with JavaScript

Author : Kassandra Perch
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Leverage Raspberry Pi 3 and different JavaScript platforms to build exciting Robotics projects Key Features Build robots that light up and make noise Learn to work with Raspberry Pi 3 and JavaScript Connect your Johnny-Five projects to external APIs and create your own IoT Book Description There has been a rapid increase in the use of JavaScript in hardware and embedded device programming. JavaScript has an effective set of frameworks and libraries that support the robotics ecosystem. Hands-On Robotics with JavaScript starts with setting up an environment to program robots in JavaScript. Then, you will dive into building basic-level projects such as a line-following robot. You will walk through a series of projects that will teach you about the Johnny-Five library, and develop your skills with each project. As you make your way through the chapters, you’ll work on creating a blinking LED, before moving on to sensors and other more advanced concepts. You will then progress to building an advanced-level AI-enabled robot, connect their NodeBots to the internet, create a NodeBots Swarm, and explore MQTT. By the end of this book, you will have gained hands-on experience in building robots using JavaScript What you will learn Install and run Node.js and Johnny-Five on Raspberry Pi Assemble, code, and run an LED project Leverage JavaScript libraries to build exciting robots Use sensors to collect data from the world around you Employ servos and motors to make your project move Add internet capabilities to your Johnny-Five project Who this book is for Hands-On Robotics with JavaScript is for individuals who have prior experience with Raspberry Pi 3 and like to write sketches in JavaScript. Basic knowledge of JavaScript and Node.js will help you get the most out of this book.

Raspberry Pi 3 Projects for Java Programmers

Author : Pradeeka Seneviratne
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Learn the art of building enticing projects by unleashing the potential of Raspberry Pi 3 using Java About This Book Explore the small yet powerful mini computer in order to run java applications Leverage Java libraries to build exciting projects on home automation, IoT, and Robotics by leveraging Java libraries Get acquainted with connecting electronic sensors to your Raspberry Pi 3 using Java APIs. Who This Book Is For The book is aimed at Java programmers who are eager to get their hands-on Raspberry Pi and build interesting projects using java. They have a very basic knowledge of Raspberry Pi. What You Will Learn Use presence detection using the integrated bluetooth chip Automatic light switch using presence detection Use a centralized IoT service to publish data using RPC Control a robot by driving motors using PWM Create a small web service capable of performing actions on the Raspberry Pi and supply readings Image capture using Java together with the OpenCV framework In Detail Raspberry Pi is a small, low cost and yet very powerful development platform. It is used to interact with attached electronics by the use of it's GPIO pins for multiple use cases, mainly Home Automation and Robotics. Our book is a project-based guide that will show you how to utilize the Raspberry Pi's GPIO with Java and how you can leverage this utilization with your knowledge of Java. You will start with installing and setting up the necessary hardware to create a seamless development platform. You will then straightaway start by building a project that will utilize light for presence detection. Next, you will program the application, capable of handling real time data using MQTT and utilize RPC to publish data to adafruit.io. Further, you will build a wireless robot on top of the zuma chassis with the Raspberry Pi as the main controller. Lastly, you will end the book with advanced projects that will help you to create a multi-purpose IoT controller along with building a security camera that will perform image capture and recognize faces with the help of notifications. By the end of the book, you will be able to build your own real world usable projects not limited to Home Automation, IoT and/or Robotics utilizing logic, user and web interfaces. Style and approach The book will contain projects that ensure a java programmer gets started with building interesting projects using the small yet powerful Raspberry Pi 3. We will start with brushing up your Raspberry Pi skills followed by building 5-6 projects

Learn Electronics with Raspberry Pi

Author : Stewart Watkiss
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Make a variety of cool projects using the Pi with programming languages like Scratch and Python, with no experience necessary. You'll learn how the Pi works, how to work with Raspbian Linux on the Pi, and how to design and create electronic circuits. Raspberry Pi is everywhere, it’s inexpensive, and it's a wonderful tool for teaching about electronics and programming. This book shows you how to create projects like an arcade game, disco lights, and infrared transmitter, and an LCD display. You'll also learn how to control Minecraft's Steve with a joystick and how to build a Minecraft house with a Pi, and even how to control a LEGO train with a Pi. You'll even learn how to create your own robot, including how to solder and even design a printed circuit board! Learning electronics can be tremendous fun — your first flashing LED circuit is a reason to celebrate! But where do you go from there, and how can you move into more challenging projects without spending a lot of money on proprietary kits? Learn Electronics with Raspberry Pi shows you how to and a lot more. What You'll Learn Design and build electronic circuits Make fun projects like an arcade game, a robot, and a Minecraft controller Program the Pi with Scratch and Python Who This Book Is For Makers, students, and teachers who want to learn about electronics and programming with the fun and low-cost Raspberry Pi.