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Vector CTRL for Android

By ilker Aktuna Free

Developer's Description

This is a control app for Anki Vector which also lets you use it as a moving security camera.

It currently lets you control Vector;

- live Camera feed display from Vector

- say whatever you write on the text field

(in 2 different voice)

- move forward, backward

- turn left , turn right

- set speed for move

- move head up/down

- move lift up/down

- adjust move speed

- set Vectors eye color , picking from a nice color picker

- see battery level and voltage of Vector

More functions will be added later:

- audio feed (voice from Vectors environment) will be added , if possible

- take photo and save to phone memory

- save video file to phone memory

- patrol mode


To get the IP address, vector serial number ,

1. Put the Vector on its dock (turned on and powered via USB)

2. Press Vectors button 2 times. (you will see the Vector name)

3. Lift up Vectors lift and put it down

4. You will see ;

a. Vector serial on 1st line

b. IP address on 4th line

You have to enter your username (email) and password for the Anki account and then enter the local IP address of Vector.

These 3 settings let you make Vector say whatever you like.

When you set these 3 fields correctly, first hit "Set" button to get the GUID for access. Then fill in the "Say" text field and hit "Say".

To make it move, you need additional settings:

- Vector's name

- Vector's serial

When you fill in all 5 of the settings , please hit "set"

Then, to begin moving Vector, please press "connect for move"

If your Vector is powered on and connected network,

if your phone is able to reach Vector with the set IP address (and port),

if you have entered all 5 settings correctly,

You should see direction arrows to control Vector.

After you finish moving Vector , you have to release control to him.

For this purpose, please press "disconnect" button.


You can also use it when you are away from home. You just have to;

1. map Vectors tcp 443 port to an available port on your router

2. make this port accessible from external network

3. get a static IP or dynamic DNS service so that you can access your router from anywhere

(for example if your Vector has IP address , map 444 port of your router to port 443. then access your routers external IP or DNS name and change the port on the app to 444)

Full Specifications

What's new in version 7.2


Release April 23, 2020
Date Added April 23, 2020
Version 7.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Requires Android 5.0 and up


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