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There are plenty of tutorials and articles out there on how IR Remote Signals work, but here's a great overview (and short) video from Rick Osgood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoPSX3wYSXo He forgot to mention robots in his video, but that's what this tutorial is for!
Determine what code is being sent to the IR receiver, then command the robot to move according to the signal.
Step 1 - Download and Add the IR Remote Library from Github
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