I3 Robot

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Goals

  • Driveable robot for remote users to observe what's happening in the shop.
  • Capable of navigating around the space.
  • Security or Night watchmen mode.

Hardware

Controller

some kind of low-power PC or SBC, capable of running an OS

network

Wifi

Webcam

  • pan & tilt

Audio

Microphone and speakers for telepresence Voice recognition?

drive train

Meccanum wheels?

gripper

necessary or wait for next generation?

power

12V lead acid inductive charger?

I/O

  • ambient temperature
  • wet floor sensor?
  • main battery voltage

Software

OS

do we need realtime?

Remote Interface

take commands from irc channel?