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Jetduino: Robotics interface for NVIDIA Jetson TK1

I have been working on a new interface board for the Jetson TK1 embedded supercomputer called the Jetduino. It makes it very easy to build robots that can use the parallel processing capabilites of the NVIDIA GPU for vision and neural neural networks.


Walk with 4 legs (2 DOF) and scan the environment. If an obstacle comes close (treshold programmed) the robot searches for a new direction to go.
Using a
This is my 3rd robot and I thought now it was time to make one that walks! For this robot I used the Keil uVision4 compiler evaluation version. I also used the STM … Read more

second aduino arm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQRmsFm0WDQ&feature=youtu.be

second arm i built

bigger base servos

better claw

more repeatable and less wobble

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQRmsFm0WDQ&feature=youtu.be

video of it working

AVA

Makes Conversation, Answers Questions, Explores
This is Ava.  Ava is a friendly internet connected home companion robot that mostly likes to talk and learn new things.  I plan on getting her to control … Read more
Amplifies the wearer's strength, provides haptic feedback and environmental information, aids in disaster relief missions remotely if necessary.
Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
Price: $0.1 USD
changes resistance with temperature. Read more

This is my first attempt at an arm

My first attempt at an arduino uno arm

4x micro servers

lollypop sticks

bent paperclips

and a whole load of hot glue

etc etc

powered by farnell 5v supply as very jittery on batteries

https://youtu.be/1eSQwm6Xu7s

you tube video of it working (sort of)

THE CREEPER

Hi,

I am a new member to Letsmakerobots and so far I am very impressed with the site, the people, and the projects.  I hope to learn and share with you all in the facinating and rapidly developing field of robotics and AI.

While the Deathstar, and X-wing squadron might have failed to gain crowdfunding traction, there is a realistically obtainable piece of technology we can create … Read more
Robot rover controlled by a NRF24L01+ transceiver
Using a
I wanted a rover with longer range (WIFI is to short). On this robot the video and control signals is transferred by a NRF24L01+. The video is very low resolution … Read more
Navigates to Coordinate in order to control territory/enforce my will on the populace
Using a
As it's been some time since the completion of the GDR Mk II, and many parts of the world have not yet fallen under the shadow of my power, I have decided to begin … Read more
KTR-X1 8x8 This is a vehicle remotely controlled to perform tasks in very difficult terrain, characterized by simplicity of construction, low center of gravity and … Read more
walks down a ramp just using gravity
Here is fast, easy, cheap way to make a ramp walking toy using six clip binders and a 5/16" X 18" wooden dowl. I got into these toys while working on my last little … Read more
OK - this is going to be a detailed development blow by blow account of my latest build. the name comes from one of my favorite fossils of the Ordovician era (see … Read more
Small robot that can send texts to your phone based on range sensor ping interruptions
This is very easy to do and requires no soldering or advanced skills. Heres how it works: Read more

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Navigate by Ultrasound, IR and compass. Self charging
Using a
  Current Hardware:Picaxe 40x22 x Pololu Motor ControllersTilt compensated CompassAPC220 Wireless Serial (1 Km Ran Read more
Robot rover controlled by a NRF24L01+ transceiver
Using a
I wanted a rover with longer range (WIFI is to short). On this robot the video and control signals is transferred by a NRF24L01+. The video is very low resolution … Read more
Amplifies the wearer's strength, provides haptic feedback and environmental information, aids in disaster relief missions remotely if necessary.
Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
Looking to get started? Here's a list of sample projects of how to learn about how to make robots
New to LMR and looking to get the most out of it? Check out the "Get the most out of LMR" page. This Start Here section includes robots and projects which are … Read more
Checks local temperature from the Yahoo Weather API and Temboo converts to INT.
In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to connect with the Yahoo Weather API and return the value of the local temperature … Read more
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more

Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached