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I am going to talk about accessing the serial port via Java or via an HTTP/Serial Bridge. Accessing serial ports is the preferred method of communication to microcontrollers like the Basic Stamp 2, or Arduino.
To work on Carnot, I decided to go into .Net and create a web server that responds to my serial commands. It's a simple .exe that takes a serial input on the command line and it works great for the SSC (Scott Edwards Servo Controller).
Robotics Programming 101 shows how program a real robot, speech, vision, more...
This extra highlights all of the Ubuntu specific robotics configuration details in Robotics Programming 101.
This extra shows you how to write a motion detector for your robot with a network or web camera.
This was my first book on robotics and using the Java Language to interface between sensors, motors and microcontrollers with a PC capable of doing speech and vision.