We wanted to gain experience with the raspberry pi controlling something robotic.
What it does
It accepts messages from a Slack group chat in order to execute routines.
How I built it
A raspberry pi is controlling the two-wheeled car. We used the Slack API to parse through messages and find keywords which will direct the car however is determined by its users.
Challenges I ran into
Parsing through Slack's cryptic data structures surrounding its messages!
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
We parsed through Slack's cryptic data structures
What I learned
A significant more about Python, electrical wiring, the power of raspberry pis
What's next for Text-to-Drive
We would like to hook a camera up to the car and stream it onto a monitor. This could allow for it to be controlled in another room, with a goal is of making it touch a certain object