Quad Rotor Development

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, Projects, Technical

While studying and working a Labman, I designed, built and developed a Quad Rotor including the frame, electronics and flight control software as I thought it would be an interesting challenge and learning exercise. The software is written in C++ and runs on an on-board micro-controller called an mBed. I used the Quad Rotor in my University dissertation, developing semi-autonomous …

Raspberry Pi Powered RC Car

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun

Over the few months I have been using my lunchtimes to work on converting a Radio Controlled car to WIFI control so that it can be driven using a smartphone from a simple web interface. I wanted to experiment with using the Raspberry PI’s I2C interface and camera board, integrating an ADXL345 accelerometer in to a project and using ultrasonic …