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Thursday, March 26, 2009

SRV-1 Blackfin Mobile Surveillance Robot

Explore the dangerous terrain of your home or office with the SRV-1 Mobile Robot. This palm sized bot packs tank-like treads a 1000MIPS 500MHz Blackfin BF537 processor and a mini video camera.

Using 802.11b/g wi-fi the SRV-1 interfaces wirelessly with a remote PC. The Java-based console software includes a built-in web server to monitor and control the SRV-1 via a web browser from anywhere in the world, as well as archive video feeds on demand or on a scheduled basis. Get programming with fully open-source software for robot and host computer.

Product Features

Mobile Robot is controlled via web browser with live video feed
Teleoperate mode to drive robot around via console software or remotely via web browser
Open Source design with full access to source code (GPL) and schematics
Robot is fully programmable for autonomous operation
Extensive software support through 3rd party applications
Host software has built-in web server and video archiving
Robot can run programs written in interpreted C and stored in onboard Flash
Wireless remote control or viewing up to 100m indoors and 1000m outdoors (line of sight)
Robot can be controlled from a terminal/console for easy testing
Linux 2.6 support as well as "bare metal" programming with GNU bfin-elf-gcc

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