Controlling Line Follower Robot with the Remote Web Server

  • Md. Badruduja BhuiyaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 16)


The emergence of artificial intelligence, industrial manufacture automation process control tools are blessings for the human society, nowadays, with the innovative smart sensors, actuator and robotics controller. These ICT-based products, services and systems are increasing the quality of life, autonomy, participation in social life, skills and employ-ability of older adults, and reducing the costs of the health and the social care.

The line follower robot controlling with web server has tremendous impact in the industrial manufacture process, carrying goods, cartage in a specific direction. Importance of automation affects much that reduces time and increases efficiency on every sector. Amazon USA packages all of their goods with in short amount of the time with enormous help of line follower robot in the industrial automation. Packaging line follower robot is used to carry goods one to place to another place without human physical intervention. Line follower robot can be a prototype in captive power generation industry, mining industry, fertilizer industry, cement industry, nuclear power plant, hospital to carry medicine to the patient, etc.

The paper has elaborated a simple prototype of a line follower robot, where the robot can follow the line during its run time period. The Proportional - integral-derivation (PID) control algorithm has been proposed to improve the reliability of the robot, which can be drive on different locomotion. Overall, the web server is controlling over the remote autonomous system with client requests.


Web server Axis2 Line follower robot Microcontroller (PIC 16F877A) Infrared Ray (IR) Sensor Actuator (DC motor) PID controller 



I would like to thank my Professors, Researchers and my wife Mst. Amirunnahar.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information TechnologyKarlsruhe University of Applied SciencesKarlsruheGermany

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