Allen Tao
Published © MIT

An Eye for an Item

No one has time to play hide and seek with lost/misplaced items, so let's get a robot to find them instead!

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Yikeshu Smart Chassis
×1
L298N Motor Driver
×2
Perma-Proto Breadboard Half Size
Perma-Proto Breadboard Half Size
×1
ESP-WROOM-32
×1
4xAA battery holder
4xAA battery holder
×2
USB Webcam (VF0700)
×1
Active Displayport to HDMI adapter
×1
Kingston NV2 1TB NVMe PCI-e Internal Solid State Drive (SNV2S/1000G)
×1
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
×1
NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit
64GB Developer Kit.
×1
Machine Screw, M3
Machine Screw, M3
×1
3/4 inch PVC Pipe
×1
Caster Wheels
×1
MPU6050 IMU
×1
Dupont Wires
×1
USB Keyboard and Mouse
Any keyboard or mouse works, just to plug into the Jetson via USB
×1

Software apps and online services

Robot Operating System
ROS Robot Operating System
ROS2 Humble
Docker
Jetpack 5.1.2
CUDA 11.4
PlatformIO IDE
PlatformIO IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Multitool, Screwdriver
Multitool, Screwdriver
3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
Wire Stripper & Cutter, 18-10 AWG / 0.75-4mm² Capacity Wires
Wire Stripper & Cutter, 18-10 AWG / 0.75-4mm² Capacity Wires
Drill / Driver, Cordless
Drill / Driver, Cordless
Mastech MS8217 Autorange Digital Multimeter
Digilent Mastech MS8217 Autorange Digital Multimeter

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Camera Mount STL

STL CAD file of base mount for the camera, used for 3D printing

Jetson Orin Holder (Back Bracket)

STL CAD file of the back bracket used to hold Jetson Orin on the drivebase, used for 3D printing

Jetson Orin Holder (Front Bracket)

STL CAD file of the front bracket used to hold Jetson Orin on the drivebase, used for 3D printing

Schematics

Drivebase Wiring Diagram

Fritzing electrical wiring diagram of the smart car chassis

Code

Code Repository

Repo containing all code used for this project, as well as instructions to set everything up in the Wiki

Credits

Allen Tao

Allen Tao

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3rd Year Robotics Engineering student at the University of Toronto. Passionate about software development, AI, and robotics.

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