1Sheeld stuff

I backed the 1Sheeld (yes that's spelled correctly) on kickstarter and it arrived today.  Was very easy to get working, though bluetooth seemed a little unstable with my galaxy S3, but my old S1 worked great.
So the first project was to strap it (haphazardly) to a magician chassis with an h-bridge IC and use the Orientation sheeld (that's their name for the virtual shields on the phone) to drive the bot.
 
 
Source code.  This includes a robot library I've been working on, so far does motor control abstraction for h-bridge and dual-RC-servo and optional speed ramping/smoothing.  Feedback and improvements welcome.
 
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Agenda

Friday, March 6th

  1. KawaKon
  2. 2600 Meeting
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
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  3. First at Science Center

Saturday, March 7th

  1. Make an Insect Hotel
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Feb 7, Feb 21, Mar 7 from 1-4pm we will be building insect hotels at Arch Reactor
      An insect hotel is a place for insects to raise their young or hibernate over winter. You can use your insect hotel to attract beneficial insects to your garden to feed birds, eat pests, and promote pollination. The insect hotel can be a attractive focal point in your garden and will provide you with many exciting opportunities to get close up views of the lives of the bees, beetles, and butterflies that call your garden home. Each workshop will include several stations to create different types of insect rooms. Come to all 3 workshops to create the insect resort hotel or just come to one and build a motel. Whatever you can manage your insects will thank you.

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Sunday, March 8th

  1. Hack Something!

Tuesday, March 10th

  1. Laptop Repair Workshop

Sunday, March 15th

  1. Game Design Day ** ArchReactor
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 06:45pm
    • St. Louis has a Thriving Game design Legion :) They come out and playtest with the Masses and they get some Feedback.

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  2. Hack Something!