Monthly Archives: June 2014

G-Force Makeover

My kids helped me paint G-Force and add some black duct tape lines. For a $3 paint job it’s turned out better than I expected.   The single ping sensor wasn’t cutting it for avoiding obstacles so I added two more. Obstacle avoidance is basically working now but I haven’t really been able to test it at the same time… Read more »

G-Force Navigation

With two weeks to go until the SparkFun AVC competition, the good news it that I now have basic autonomous navigation working. Here’s a short video demonstration. The next challenge is to make the robot avoid obstacles. This is important since there will be several large barrels on the course. After many hours trying to get obstacle avoidance working with… Read more »