1 KISS C and the CBC 2 with the iRobot Create
KISS (the KIPR Instructional Software System) C is the multiplatform programming environment developed by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics for use in the robotics classroom.
Go to the KISS C site for information on KISS C and to download software
The CBC 2 is a Linux-based robot controller designed by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics for use with the KISS-C programming environment. Featuring significant hardware and usability improvements over its predecessor, the CBC 2 is both a beginner-friendly choice for newcomers to robotics, and a powerful, feature-rich device that will appeal to experts.
See the CBC product page for more information about the CBC and to download the latest documentation and software
3 What's in the Box ?
Parts for a very simple robot:
- 1 x CBC 2
- 1 x USB camera
- 1 x iRobot Create
- 1 x USB cable
- 1 x metal frame for eye-stalk
Once assembled, you'll end up with an iRobot Create with an eyestalk and securely mounted CBC.
3.1 How to get KISS-C
Download the latest KISS C. We'll also have KISS C available on several flash drives at the rodeo. The install should be pretty straight forward.
If you're using KISS C with MacOS, you'll need to have at least OS X 10.4 and Apple's Developer Tools installed.