Introducing Tekbotic 1 - an intelligent forklift designed to fetch pallets in a warehouse. well, i ll be brief .. Please watch self explanatory Video. If you r interested, let me know i ll send you The Making of Tekbotic 1 Video link.
Some of the features are:
About 95% of the structure, motors and sensors were obtained from Scrap. Structures has to be machined to suit specific purposes.
The AGV can self-troubleshoot.
Use of Voice synthesiser to increase safety in Warehouse.
Use Computer Vision to increase safety and precision. It can self align its forks to the pallet.
Sonar sensor to detect obstacles.
Load Cell to measure weight of Pallet.
All the interfaces, stepper motor drivers and PSU were tailor made.
Human Machine Interface used to control the AGV.
Can operate in Autonomous. Semi automatic or Manual modes.
HMI provides troubleshooting information.
The AGV can be controlled by Smart-phones, Ipads, laptops, etc any device with a Wifi interface.
Reverse Engineering techniques were used.
PID control was used for Line Following.