Leon

20140620-120849-43729829.jpg

Our mechatronics platform is called PIC-a-Color ChameLeon, or Leon for short. Leon imitates a chameleon in nature by changing his color in order to match his surroundings and fool predators. Leon has two DC motors that allow him to move around in addition to a color sensor and LEDs that allow him to sense and display colors. His phototransistor and push-buttons enable him to sense imminent danger. His body is 3D printed out of ABS plastic, and it is mounted on a basic chassis powered by his motors. Leon is programmed and controlled via an Arduino Uno.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s