Tod's latest Roomba hack: control with your phone

Tod's latest hack allows you to control a Roomba using the Bluetooth radio in your mobile phone. The key is Mobile Processing:

Trying to develop J2ME (aka “JavaME”) applications for cell phones has been a mess, especially for non-Windows users. Thankfully, Mobile Processing wraps up the ugly details, like Processing does for normal Java. It makes writing little programs for your phone pretty easy, and makes whipping up a program to control a Roomba possible.

Processing continues to be a great project. Thank you Processing team and go Tod.

Also, Tod's definitive Roomba hacking book is now available for pre-order on Amazon:

It lands on November 20.

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