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# ( Introduction )
LightRover is a robot that can sense and follow light. A user can shine a flashlight at its front and LightRover will respond by following the light source. Its speed is dependent upon the intensity of the light detected. LightRover uses a microcontroller for processing the sensor readings and responds by controlling the motors.
# ( Rationale/Motivation )
We wanted to build a light sensing robot because microcontrollers are natural devices for sensing and responding to events. We felt that building a device able to react to its environment would be an excellent learning experience.
Video (AVI): LightRover in action
4/22/2005 - Cornell University ECE 476 Final Design Project "LightRover"
Thientu Ho
David Shu