Posts Tagged ‘ video streaming ’

RC car build of LEGO® bricks with a Raspberry Pi

Oct 24th, 2015 | By
LEGO brick wheel robot Raspberry Pi - ready to rumble

After two years of building robots out of cardboard I tried to build one robot out of LEGO® bricks. This is an introduction how to make your own robot. Building the chassis was straight forward. All you need are some special bricks from LEGO® to link the DC motors with the  bricks. To find the

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – cardboard car model

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi drawings

Chapter 12 – cardboard car model This chapter is about building the cardboard Raspberry Pi RC model car. I first draw the drawing with a Drawing Board. After this I used SketchUp to draw it on my computer. You can design and build your own model if you like. It is important to get a

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – startup scripts

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
Raspberry Pi - Cardboard Car

Unfortunately, the startup scripts do not work in a way I want them to work. Actual I am working on this problem to solve it. If I had found a solution I will update this chapter with a description how to implement the startup scripts for the Raspberry Pi RC car. startup script – live

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – cooling with passive heat sinks

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi van

Chapter 10 – cooling with passive heat sinks It is important to provide sufficient cooling inside the RaPi car for the Raspberry Pi itself and the L298 H-Bridge. With the live video streaming and the WebIOPi the little Raspberry Pi CPU gets much to do and very hot. When I closed the chassis and no

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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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