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Balancing Robot

Balancing Robot

The most famous balancing robot, also viewed from the general public's perspective, is the Segway, invented by Dean Kamen [5]. This little cart on two wheels is a mode of transport for people, and these days adorns the streets of many large cities. The principle of balancing on two wheels has inspired many robot builders to the construction of such a robot. A few other examples are the NBOT built by D. Anderson [3] and 'Joe le Pendule' built by co-workers at the Polytechnic School in Lausanne [2]. This type of robot comprises a number of sensors and a drive circuit clustered around one or more microcontrollers..

 

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