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Programming Microsoft® Robotics Studio by Sara Morgan

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Chapter 5. Remote Control and Navigation

Up until this point, much has been covered about the basics of Microsoft Robotics Studio (MSRS) and the tools it supplies. It was necessary to do this for you to understand all that is possible with MSRS. This chapter will dive down deep into the code and look at what you need to do to operate your robot. In this chapter, we will focus on creating a Decentralized Software Services (DSS) service for the iRobot Create robot. We will use drive services included with MSRS to operate the robot. The service that we create will receive notifications whenever the motor is enabled or the bumper is pressed.

Working with the iRobot Create

The iRobot Create (see Figure 5-1) is a fully assembled robot that is designed ...

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