First and foremost, the Rovio, as a robotics platform sucks. This is of course because the sensors in it are terry inaccurate.

The second reason for this is that the same commands, given repeatedly, give vastly different results. Another sign of the horribleness of the platform.

I also am a bit disappointed by this assignment, because it feels like we didn’t actually do anything autonomous with the Rovio platform. We just gave it dead reckoning commands, told it to run them, then analysed what it did. It just doesn’t feel fun or interesting to me. But that may be just me on this too.

So heres to hoping that we get to have more fun with the next robot!


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