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Development on Mobile Robot Controller by using High Level Language Programming: A Review

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 45 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2012
Saliyah Kahar
Riza Sulaiman
Suziyanti Marjudi

Saliyah Kahar, Riza Sulaiman and Suziyanti Marjudi. Article: Development on Mobile Robot Controller by using High Level Language Programming: A Review. International Journal of Computer Applications 45(10):29-34, May 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Saliyah Kahar and Riza Sulaiman and Suziyanti Marjudi},
	title = {Article: Development on Mobile Robot Controller by using High Level Language Programming: A Review},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {45},
	number = {10},
	pages = {29-34},
	month = {May},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper describes research and investigation on programming language used in mobile robot controller development by using mobile communication technologies such as Bluetooth, Infrared, Wireless LAN and Zigbee. We found that most mobile robot controllers have been developed using C/C++. It is because C/C++ has powerful extensions that the unit type information can be added within the language with concepts such as overloading and templates. Concerning future work, the best solution and programming language will be chosen on this research development project. Java ME used for mobile phone application development and C/C++ used for development for Dr Robot (WiRobot X80) movement.


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