My concept for this droid is to build a ‘ball balancing robot’ which actively balances on a ball using Gyros and Accelerometers. The ball is light weight because it’s made from expanded polystyrene which means it doesn’t have much inertia. The robot will be heavier which will make it more stable because it will have a larger inertia. I’m using omni-directional wheels so that the robot can move in any direction to keep balance.
I have the following parts from Sparkfun electronics:
My name is James Bruton, I live in Southampton, UK.
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