Inspiration

Guiding customers toward finding a product in a shop while making the shopping fun

What it does

The user searches for a product in the monitor and ball guides them to that specific product

How we built it

An application in python to control the ball given a map

Challenges we ran into

The ball runs out of charge all the time, C# graphics, finding a suitable driver for the ball

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Admin Panel and flexible modeling lookup for the shortest path Programming the Sphero in real distances Transmitting navigational information

What we learned

How to control the sphero, Time management

What's next for Follow Around

Speech to text, Making noises for guiding blind people

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