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Follow a Line – Line Following Basics

August 31, 2009 1 comment

Summary

There are many ways (and sensors) available that can allow a robot to follow a line. I have experimented a few that are of interest.

  • Single Light Sensor
  • Two Light Sensors
  • Mindsensors LineLeader Sensor (Intelligent array of 8 light sensors in one I2C package)

In this article I review a couple of standard ways of staying on track, and then review the new Mindsensors – Line Leader sensor.  I was part of a beta-testing group for this great sensor.

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