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.
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 ...