Author Archives: smirchan
Finally finished the face tracking app. Using the iPhone’s frontal camera, Romibo’s eyes move based on where you are. It blinks too! See the following video: Advertisements
The Romibo app is now available for iPad in the App Store. Download today! Apple, the Apple logo, and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
Our new app features a redesigned interface, a new driving mode, lockout feature, a custom page for phrases, and more! Interested in testing it out? Sign up here: http://tflig.ht/1uP7FPG
Just submitted the app for review. If accepted, it will be ready for distribution on the Apple App Store!
In addition to minor interface tweaks, I have spent the past few days working with the nub views (driving, head tilting, and emotion). The emotion nub replaces the buttons and allows for smooth transitions between colors. Additionally, the movement of … Continue reading
The fiber optic cables on Romibo’s antennae are not really effective because they are rather dim and face the back. In the new interface I created, the iPad app changes color based on Romibo’s emotion. It conforms to more of … Continue reading
Continuing from a couple days ago, I have finished fine-tuning the accelerometer control as well as resolving an issue of constraining the driving nub’s location. Now, if the controllers need to take their eyes off the screen, they can still … Continue reading
The latest improvement I’m working on is an easier way to steer the robot using the iPad’s accelerometer. It is a challenging (and time-consuming) task! It took me some hours to compare different options and understand how to use the … Continue reading