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Using the Pi for robot purposes. A nice mobile computer at the heart of a machine.



Goal oriented meetings-

Some people will opt for buying off the shelf technology to make things easier Ready made Bluetooth cars for example

Many will look at repurposing options like a Roomba, for reasons of thrift or just the difficulty


Robots? Yes.

Really? Should the townsfolk be scared? No. They will be nice, following the Three Laws

Why ARM? ARM chips are the most widely-produced processor family in the world; they have historically been used in cell phones and embedded applications, but were originally designed as desktop processors, and are increasingly used in tablet devices and low-power-consumption servers.

  • Low Power Consumption / Better efficiencies
  • High levels of device integration -- "system on a chip" designs, with reduced space and cooling requirements
  • Readily available from multiple vendors
  • Low cost

The Fedora-ARM project is an initiative to bring Fedora to this processor family. Read more here