In This Issue ...
34 RoboGames In Retrospect
by Greg Intermaggio
Team Tesla Prime shares some insights and
lessons learned from their experience at
38 Determining a Rechargeable Battery‘s mAh Capacity
by Clark Robbins
Set up this test system to restore — rather than
toss out — some of those “unuseable” batteries
you may have lying around.
43 See How Easy Coding a Rotary Optical Encoder Can Be
by Fred Eady
Fellow roboteers ... cast your fear aside and
join me as I give you everything you need to
add an optical encoder to the input end of
your robotic projects.
50 Building a Real-Time GPS Tracking System
by Forrest Stanley
Learn how to add a tracking system to your
autonomous robot or vehicle using a GPRS/GPS
module, a local web server, and a simple
web interface with Google Maps API.
55 Robot Rescue: ROVs Lend a Hand During Gulf Oil Spill Disaster
by Dave Prochnow
Get a closer look at the ROVs that were put to
use within hours of this highly publicized
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