Colony

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The Colony swarm uses a suite of one-dimensional sensors to build an understanding of the robots' environment.

Features

  • Botrics Dragonfly microcontroller board
  • Atmel ATMega128 Microprocessor
  • Extra Digital and Analog I/O
  • Two independent motors

Sensors

  • 5 IR rangefinders
  • 2 Wheel Encoders
  • BOM (Bearing and Orientation Module)
  • IR emitter/sensor array for relative localization

Communications and Feedback

  • XBee Wireless Module
  • USB Port
  • I2C
  • SPI
  • LCD display
  • 2 Tri-color LEDs