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Mini-robot evaluation platform

20 July 2011 Design Automation

Arming developers with more software and tool options, Texas Instruments announced the availability of its newest Stellaris microcontroller (MCU) robotic evaluation platform (EVALBOT).

The new mini-robot platform within TI’s embedded processing portfolio provides developers the flexibility to choose from a variety of software tool chains so they can fully access the features of the Stellaris Cortex-M3 MCU in their preferred environment. The updated EVALBOT is also preloaded with a StellarisWare application, and the kits now include more example projects in source code, including a demo that enables developers to more easily experiment with the kit’s expansion port that supports TI wireless evaluation modules.

Two DC gear-motors provide drive and steering, opto sensors detect wheel rotation with 45° resolution, and sensors are included for bump detection.

For more information contact EBV Electrolink, +27 (0)21 402 1940, capetown@ebv.com, www.ebv.com



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