Raspberry Pi – Rover v.3 (Cam + Servo + Button)


What we do
What we need
How we do (Hardware)
How we do (Software)
Still shots Outcome
What we do

This is 3rd version of Raspberry Pi based Rover project.

 

In this project, we can see things via Raspberry Pi camera and can move it via Servo motors.

 

Moreover, User Interface is left/right/up/down button on browser where you can control Rover.

 

Let's get inside!

How we do (Hardware)

How we do (Software)

Please note that if you buy the kit, the included micro SD card has already pre-made image in it.

so you don't need to do anything. just insert it and play.

 

However, if not or you want to follow steps and learn how software parts works,

please find the enclosed documents or instruction for further details.

 


 

  • Sneak peek on Software part

 

First of all, you should prepare Raspberry Pi.

Please click these buttons to look into other posts for prerequisite learnings.

 

Prepare RaspberryPi

 

Once your Raspberry Pi is ready,

 

1. update and upgrade
2. pip installation
3. flask installation
4. git installation & git clone repo
5. Enable pi cam and test
6. Install Motion
7. Configure Motion
8. Test your motion service installation
9. Run script and test

 

The full details are explained in the enclosed docs. (Rover_v3_HowWeDo_SW.txt)

Still shots Outcome

As you can see from the outcome images or movies, you can control your Rover easily with your web browser.

You can also control camera using servo motors. 

Moreover, you should be able to see things which is hidden or very far via Rover's cam. 🙂 

What do you think? Excited enough?

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