Hacking Roomba: ExtremeTech

Hacking Roomba: ExtremeTech

Tod E. Kurt

The Jetsons will be proud!

A gizmo as cool as Roomba simply begs to be hacked. Now, with this ebook and the professional ROI specification provided through iRobot®, you could develop into the robot engineer you've got consistently dreamed of being. construct a Bluetooth interface to your Roomba. flip it into an artist. set up Linux on it and provides it a brand new mind. a few hacks are practical, others are only enjoyable. them all allow you to play with robotics, and never one will void your warranty.

  • Build a serial interface tether.
  • Set up a Bluetooth® interface.
  • Drive Roomba.
  • Play with sensors.
  • Make it sing.
  • Create a Roomba artist.
  • Use your Roomba as a mouse.
  • Connect Roomba to the Net.
  • Wi-Fi your Roomba.
  • Replace Roomba's brain.
  • Install Roomba-cam.
  • Put Linux® on Roomba.
  • Features a spouse internet site.

All this ? and it'll nonetheless fresh your floor!

Get the professional iRobot Roomba Open Interface (ROI) specification and all code offered within the ebook in ready-to-run shape at wiley.com/go/extremetech.

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