Video 6: Cliff Detection

This tutorial provides essential insights into programming and utilizing cliff detection in the PiCar-X robot.

  • Introduction: Explains the use of a grayscale sensor in PiCar-X for cliff detection by measuring surface reflections.

  • Python Code Walkthrough: Covers the code for cliff detection, detailing sensor setup, and program logic.

  • Demonstration and Testing: Shows the robot detecting cliffs and reacting, with steps on running and testing the code.

  • Auto-Start Setup: Guides on configuring the Raspberry Pi to run the cliff detection script on boot.

  • Practical Application: Demonstrates the robot’s response to different surfaces and edges, highlighting its cliff detection capability.


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