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RoboAnt: Build your own Android robot

Nowadays smartphones are affordable, compact and capable computers. Mike had the ingenious idea that they can do a perfect robot brain. Packed with computing power and useful sensors,  the one thing they can’t do (I think) is control external analog components – like motors. This is where the Arduino comes in. The hugely popular embedded platform has tons of accessories built by its restless community. One of them – Zumo Shield from Pololu, is the final ingredient we need. Stir… and RoboAnt is born.

Here is how to make your own.

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