D2 by Jose Moreno


Description:
the D2 is a robot I personaly desined for AI research, the gouls is
to create a sort of a smart V.R. pet of sorts. It can talk, lissen to
and follow spoken commands, it knows if there is light or darness 
around it, it knows the temprechure, and time and date. It can
navigate around the apartment/house, and it can auto recharge itself
when needed.

Functions:  V.R. pet, play games, alarm-clock ( can be set to wake 
you up)  can guard house, becouse it has an X10, can remotly turn
on/off pluged in items.


Specifications:  a combonation of 5 networked micro-controlers
with very speacel software custum made for this robot system.

Parts used: main computer is run on a 3866EX-25, (2) bs2 micro-controlers
and to custom made chips ( micro-controlers )

Problems encountered:
a hole mess of them, this is way to complex for the avrage user
to do...  no many problems to list here.

Time to build:
well, from design to development , it took me almost 1 year.

Cost: $2,000 due to R&D cost.

Website:
http://moreno1.webjump.com 

Email: jose55@bellsouth.net


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