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					             A tag-playing companion




Diego Mesa           EEL 5666          3/25/10
   Meet the D.R.
   Integrated System
   Mobile Platform
   Actuation
   Sensors
   Behaviors
   To Do
   Based on a Ford F-150 RC Truck
   A Tag playing companion
   Be able to track certain colors

   Gauge distance to a certain target

   Collision avoidance mechanism

   An interesting /entertaining function
   Integrates color tracking – user wears an LED
    badge

   Distance information is needed to bump target

   Avoid objects while scanning for target

   Avoid objects while avoiding target
Front Wheel Steering   Rear Wheel Drive
   Simple Bump Switch
   Sonar – Maxbotix LV-EZ1
   CMUcam1
   Avoid collisions with objects
   Locate and attempt to bump a certain color
       Use average blob size for measure of distance
   Attempt to avoid being tagged by:
       Turning around after tag
       Putting distance between The Dr. and human
       Stand still and wait for sonar to “fire”
       Attempt to continue avoiding in this manner
   Finish thoroughly test Camera

   Finalize physical placement of components

   Consolidate subsystem code

   Adjust behavior code to synchronize on startup

   Tweak small behavioral constants

				
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