Design & Development of Vision Controlled Snake Robot

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Mr. Suyash Kawankar, Mr. Jawwad Khan, Mr. Sanket Puthran, Prof. Madhura Ranade, "Design & Development of Vision Controlled Snake Robot", VIVA-IJRI Volume 1, Issue 4, Article 60, pp. 1-6, 2021. Published by Computer Engineering Department, VIVA Institute of Technology, Virar, India.


A snake is the only reptile which has the ability to conquer harsh terrains like rock and sand with apparent ease. This project highlights the design, development and testing of a snake-like robot prototype. The snake robot offers high stability than any other wheeled devices. It simulates the serpentine motion of a snake and is controlled by the keyfob transmitter and receiver. The motion commands to snake robot are delivered by four button remote control. The brain of the snake robot is an Arduino microcontroller board which has a wireless camera connected with the board which is placed in the front head portion of the snake and therefore it possesses the ability to map and navigate in its surroundings and also to find the possibility of human life. The applications of these kinds of robots are mainly in space exploration, disaster management, surveillance, etc.


Arduino Mega, GPS module, remote control, serpentine motion, Wi-Fi camera.


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