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Arduino and Kinect Projects: Design, Build, Blow Their Minds by Przemek Jaworski, Ciriaco Castro Díez, Enrique Ramos Melgar

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C H A P T E R  8

Kinect-Driven Drawing Robot

by Przemek Jaworski

In this chapter, you will be using some of the techniques that you learned in previous chapters and exploring them further with a different goal in mind. You will be using servos to build a robotic arm that is able to draw algorithmic patterns on paper (Figures 8-1 and 8-2).

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Figure 8-1. Visualization of the installation

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Figure 8-2. Drawing robot in action

Why an arm and not a two-axis pen plotter? Actually, an arm-like robot is simpler to construct and much easier to code. ...

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