MOTORS: Pittman 24V w/ encoders for dead-reconing.
BATTERIES: Dual Panasonic NiMH 4200mAHr 24V packs.
CONTROLLER: Sabertooth Dual 10A w/ Serial-to-PWM.
TELEMETRY: SENA WiFi serial adaptor.
NETWORK: CAN protocol w/ custom CAN-Serial adaptor.
SENSORS: Sharp IR array, whiskers, compass, CCD camera.
NEURAL NET: 30k neurons, 2M connections on PowerMac.
COMPUTER VISION: OpenCV based histogram filtering.
C.A.R.L. is based on a Mini-Nomad platform, designed and built by The Machine Lab, Fort Collins, CO.
The Machine Lab (TML) specializes in customized robotic platforms for research and military applications.