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Raspberry Pi Robotic Blueprints by Richard Grimmett

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Accessing the RC car remotely

You can now control your RC Car, but you certainly want to do this without any connected cables. This section will show you how to add a wireless LAN device so that you can control your car remotely. The first step in doing this is to install a Wireless LAN device. There are several possible ways to do this; however, the one that works well, with full documentation, is described at https://learn.adafruit.com/setting-up-a-raspberry-pi-as-a-wifi-access-point/overview.

You should now be able to connect to your Raspberry Pi via the Wireless Access Point. Once you've created the wireless access point, you can login via a VNC connection, this way you can add a USB webcam to your car to make it even easier to control. To ...

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