Line Following and Detection

  • James J. Trobaugh


A smart robot can detect its surroundings and make decisions based on its findings; a smart robot is a winning robot. One of the ways to make your robot smart is by giving it the ability to receive input from the game field. Using a light sensor on your MINDSTORMS robot is a great place to start when adding some intelligence. I have found that many new teams are intimidated by using sensors other than the rotation sensors built into the NXT servos, but this doesn’t need to be the case.


Motor Block Pivot Point Light Sensor Line Detection Detection Figure 
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© James J. Trobaugh 2010

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