Autonomous Car pt.1

This post will detail my plans and progress for an autonomous car. I’ll be using what I learned from building the balancing robot and courses though Udacity and MITx. The goal is to take a small 1/10 remote controlled car and have it navigate a course on its own. To navigate the course, I plan to use an Android phone, GPS, and an accelerometer/gyroscope. I will record a video stream through the phone and then process it on my laptop using Python and the computer vision library OpenCV.

The Car
I chose a 1/10 scale car so that it would be large enough to hold all of the electronics. I was worried that the cheaper and more common 1/16 scale cars would be too small. I found this car on Amazon for ...


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