The “Raspberry Tank” was a project to create an autonomous vehicle with a web interface, using a cheap hobby RC tank and a Raspberry Pi computer. It was one of the first Pi-enabled toy tanks, back in 2012. This page is the index to the build diary and other resources.
- Day 1: Accessories Assemble!
- Day 2: Remote Control Tests
- Day 3: The Sundering
- Day 4: Point of Entry
- Day 5: Cracking the Code
- Day 6: GPIO Funtimes
- Day 7: Bridging the Gap
- Day 8: It Lives!
- Day 9: Power to the Pi
- Day 10: Wireless Enabled
- Day 11: Back on Track
- Day 12: Cracking the Code (Redux)
- Day 13: Lucky for Us
- Day 14: Video Streaming
- Day 15: Web Interface Prototyping
- Day 16: By the Power of pthreads!
- Day 17: What’s Missing
- Day 18: Hubs and Clicks
- Day 19: The Move to Raspbian
- Day 20: To YouTube Once More
- Day 21: Designing for Autonomy
- Day 22: I Occidentally a Whole Access Point
- Day 23: Range and Bearing
- Day 24: From I2C to HTTP
- Day 25: The Beginnings of Autonomy
- Day 26: BarCamp or Bust!
- Day 27: More Power!
- Day 28: First Person View
- Day 29: FPS Mode
- Day 30: Cracking the Code, Third Time Luckier
- Out of the box RC Test
- Motor Test with Disassembled Tank
- Motor Control from Raspberry Pi
- Raspberry Tank’s First Day Out
- Webcam Test - uvccapture + lighttpd
- Webcam Test - mjpgstreamer
- Web Interface Test
- Simple Autonomy Test - Desktop
- First Mobile Autonomy Test - Tank vs Cupboard
- Raspberry Tank’s Adido Adventure!
- Raspberry Tank: Infinite Fun!
- On the Firing Range
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