Hands-Free Robot Control
Servo Magazine (January 2019)

Hands-Free Robot Control

By Jim Newman    View In Digital Edition  


Ever since I first saw the Leap Motion hand tracking controller, I’ve been fascinated by the potential of what can be done with this fantastic device. I decided to start with something simple that could be controlled with just hand gestures. I wanted to do this both to become more familiar with the use of the Leap Motion controller along with its software, and to just have some fun. What I came up with is the software that allows you to control a SparkFun Redbot robot with just your hands in free space.

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