Archive for September 2014

Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – web-interface steering over the internet and smartphone

Sep 29th, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi web interface

Chapter 9 – developing a web-interface for the RaPi car: This chapter is about the developing of a web-interface to control the car with a smartphone over the internet. The interface has as background the live video stream from the Raspberry Pi car camera to see where the car is moving to. I implemented the

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – live video streaming

Sep 29th, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi camera live stream

Chapter 8 – live video streaming from inside the car: In my eighth chapter I will explain the video streaming from the inside of the Raspberry Pi car to my computer. I will explain the basics how to stream a Video with the little RaPi. To get a picture we have to connect a camera. I

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – programing

Sep 29th, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi PuTTY

Chapter 7 – RaPi car control and programing: This chapter is about the programing of the RaPi car Python control script. The first objective is to control the RaPi car with a keyboard over the WIFI connection with Putty. I also explain the basics how to switch the GPIO pins from the Raspberry Pi. To

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – power supply

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi power supply 5

Chapter 6 – power supply The sixth chapter is about the power supply of my Raspberry Pi RC car. With the power supply I had unexpectedly the most problems. The Raspberry Pi reacts very sensitive to variations in the power supply. The main problem was that the Raspberry Pi crashed every time when I started

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – software installation

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi software installation

Chapter 5 – software installation: The fifth chapter is about the installation of the Raspberry Pi software components needed to run the Raspberry Pi car. I also describe which programs are needed on the Windows PC to develop the controlling script for controlling the car. A third part of this chapter is about the configuration

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – component list

Sep 14th, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with WIFI

Chapter 2 – Component list: The second chapter is about the building of the Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled vehicle and all the components and tools you need to build such a car. I will envision the components like the Raspberry Pi, the gear motors, the camera and so on briefly. As well for each

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – introduction

Sep 13th, 2014 | By
Cardboard robot front view

Chapter 1 – Introduction: Preface Everything started with the search for grade and nice toys for my niece and nephew. In the popular Toy Stores you can only buy toys made of plastic. The quality, functionality and the material of the toys are cheap. It is difficult to find good toys which are durable and

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