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ARCA (Adorable Remote Controlled Android)

This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (
ARCA is an Adorable Remote Controlled Android that is incredibly fun to build and to play with. The goal of this project was to create something that anybody can understand and relate to by creating a robot that is both adorable and functional.
The robot functions by displaying different emotions on an 8 by 8 LED matrix, these emotions include joy, sleeping, love, anger, silly, and looking up, left, and right. The robot also operates like an RC car and can go forward and turn left or right. The robot goes forward by activating both wheel motors, turns left by turning on the right motor, and turns right by turning on the left motor. The design is very simplistic but it just works, and I wanted to have a heavy focus on the programming of the Arduino since I am a programmer at heart.
The latest versions of all the files used in this tutorial can be found on my Github ARCA Repository.”

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