Wall Racers: Your home is a racetrack

Fun & Games Robotics

The builder claims these cars will find the racetrack in any room and race it! How? It seems these little racecars use ultra-sonic sensors and a Picaxe to keep them a predetermined distance away form the walls. They keep going around the room, creating their own racetrack. Looks like a lot of fun!

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4 thoughts on “Wall Racers: Your home is a racetrack

  1. ionymous says:

    Am I the only one who wants to grab the video camera and use it to beat the crap out of the cameraman? WTF!
    Zoom out, get a freakin’ tripod, or at least steady yourself.

    If you are claiming the thing will “find the racetrack in a room”, then let it out of its cage and into the room! What you are showing is a 4’x4′ empty room!

    “home is a racetrack”. I was disappointed to see only one car. What kind of race is that? I guess the red car won. yay.

  2. The Oracle says:

    Agreed about the camera work.

    It’s an interesting car but the motion seems so jerky. Can you modify the code so it’s more responsive to what’s in its path?

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