Let's start hacking. You have your Create 2 in your hands – now what? Here are some instructions to get you on your way.
Here are some project ideas that have been submitted. Already hacked the Create 2 robot? Submit Your Project
Pair your Create 2 with a microcomputer and a camera. Then drive around and see what your robot sees.
Integrate 3D sensing technology with Create 2, add significant computational power and do all the above cheaply!
Develop an efficient program in Scratch to control the Create Robot. Design a modification to the Create so that it can transport different types of materials. Display and use computational thinking skills through the engineering design process.
Have you recently downloaded Pokémon™ Go? Are you trying to be the very best and catch ‘em all? Don’t actually want to get off the couch and walk to hatch those eggs? We’ve got a solution for you!
With Scratch, a fun visual programming language and Create 2, kids of all ages can program a physical robot! Snap blocks together and watch your robot execute your commands.
This is a project to make it easy to experiment with robotics for people without a background in electronics. Building a roombot requires no soldering and no programming cables or low-level languages. After setting up your roombot you can write code on your laptop or your browser to connect to and control the roombot.
So you want to impress your friends with a roaming, robotic DJ at your next party...here’s how to do it.
Haven't you always wanted a DJ Turntable System using the most advanced robot of the future?! Well here you go...
How about a cool alarm clock, or a sentry security camera? Well this project does just that.
Use the lightpainting tutorial to create LED images viewable with long exposure photography.
The folks at Back Flip Films need help cleaning up after their weekly Nerf wars. To assist with this Ben will set out on a three part journey to build a Create that can collect Nerf darts and bring them back to home base.
This is a demonstration of the Roomba Path Walker. The project is intended to demonstrate robot programming. Robots are not "smart", they simply following instructions.
This simple Python API is ideal for beginning Python students.
Connect your computer to Create 2 and control the robot’s every move.
Connect to your computer and control the robot using Python.
In this tutorial, learn how to use the iRobot Create 2 to drive around and stream video over the wireless network.
This toolbox provides a set of intuitive, high level functions (a.k.a. wrappers) that allows you to easily control the Create 2’s sensors and actuators from a PC running MATLAB.
A Python implementation of the iRobot Create 2 Open Interface. Provides a low level interface for building Open Interface commands to send over a serial connection
Controlling a Roomba over wifi made easy.
Here are more instructions for you to try.
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