Drive your Roomba with your cell phone

Computers & Mobile Robotics Technology
Drive your Roomba with your cell phone

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Todbot writes – “Ever since Bluetooth adapters for Roombas appeared, I’ve wanted to control my Roomba with a cell phone. All my recent phones have had Bluetooth. But getting a devkit for a phone was expensive and phone-specific. Trying to develop J2ME (aka “JavaME”) applications for cell phones has been a mess, especially for non-Windows users. Thankfully, Mobile Processing wraps up the ugly details, like Processing does for normal Java. It makes writing little programs for your phone pretty easy, and makes whipping up a program to control a Roomba possible.”Link.

Related:

  • Roomba Bluetooth Interface – Link.
  • HOW TO – Make a Roomba Serial Interface – Link.
  • Roomba hacks, mods, how-tos and more – Link.
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