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E-puck robot extension for gumstix Overo

Add the power of Linux, the Wifi connexion, long range proximity sensor and more memory to your E-puck robot

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This extension is an interface between the programmable E-puck robot and the Gumstix Overo module. This interface is preconfigured and requires no additional configuration to work with the E-puck robot.

Presentation of the Gumstix Overo extension module for E-puck

Gumstix is a well known brand of modules that run an embedded Linux operating system. Using this extension, the E-puck robot is then drived by a Linux operating system other than by its simple micro program. Thus, with this extension, you leverage the capabilities of your E-puck robot with the power and the immense possibilities of a Linux operating system as compared to the micro-controller embedded DSP on the E-puck.

In addition to the Gumstix module, the Overo extension adds two long range proximity sensors, USB, WiFi capabilities ...

The instructions for starting and implementing the Gumstix Overo extension for E-Puck robots are available at:

The following diagram shows the capacity of the Gumstix Overo expansion module for E-puck robot:

gumstix overo extension module for programmable e-puck robot

Contents of the Overo Gumstix extension module for E-puck robot

The extension kit contains:

  • The Overo Gumstix Earth COM module
  • A preconfigured microSD card
  • A USB cable
  • A wifi dongle


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