Got an old Palm lying around? This step-by-step guide shows how to turn it into a robot. Incuding proprietary software designed specially for Osborne, it allows hobbyists to have fun with their Palm robot once they've built it.
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Now, anyone curious about robotics can inexpensively build and enjoy their very own robot using any Palm handheld for the brains. Originally developed by Carnegie Mellon University robotics department graduate students, this prototype has enjoyed a cult following among enthusiasts. Using software provided by the authors and this step-by-step guide, you can build and operate your own version of the same robot. Recycle your old handheld, or get someone else's for peanuts on eBay or at a flea market. Learn about parts, software, programming, games, robot resources, and much more from this exciting one-stop guide to Palm robots.
Kevin Mukhar (Colorado Springs, CO), a software developer for Lockheed Martin in Denver, is a programmer and writer. He has been programming as a hobbyist since the early days of the Commodore 64. He has dabbled in everything from programming HP calculators to programming Java on the Palm OS. Mukhar has written numerous articles and is the co-author of several books including Beginning Java Databases and Oracle 9i Java Programming (both published by Wrox Press). He served as Technical Editor for Dave Johnson's recent book Robot Invasion: 7 Cool & Easy Robot Projects. He is currently working on a masters degree in computer science. Dave Johnson (Colorado Springs, CO) knows Palms and robots! Dave has a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University, and has written about technology for 15 years. His magazine credits include such publications as Wired, Handheld Computing Magazine, PC World Magazine, and Family PC Magazine. He also hosted a call-in talk radio show on technology for two years. Johnson was a contributing author to Build Your Own Combat Robot, and is the author of 18 books, including the best-sellers How to Do Everything with Your Palm Handheld (written with Rick Broida) and How to Do Everything with Your Digital Camera, as well as Robot Invasion: 7 Cool & Easy Robot Projects.
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