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jdolecki
01-08-2010, 03:56 PM
If im reading this right how can we adapt it to control a robot?

http://www.ti.com/corp/docs/landing/mcu/index.htm?DCMP=MSP430&HQS=Tools+OT+ez430

Adrenalynn
01-08-2010, 07:51 PM
Done.

No adaptation needed.

Now it's just programming.

gallamine
01-23-2010, 12:52 PM
I'm actually wearing one of the Chronos watches right now :) Unfortunately I haven't had time to pop it open and start playing with it yet.

It should interface nicely to any of TI's chips that use the CC1101 type radios. This is the chip that's in the watch: http://focus.ti.com/docs/prod/folders/print/cc430f6137.html

TI has a low-complexity networking protocal call SimpliciTI that should be easy enough to incorporate into robotics applications. But, as with any fully functional networking protocal, even "easy" things might be more complex than you imagine, but once one person figures it out, things will progress nicely.

For $50 it's really hard to beat. I'm planning on driving my rolling ball robot with the accelerometer!