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Build real-world embedded solutions get and learn how to use a +40 I/O (16 PWM's) microcontroller board for $12, lab-based course.
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Do you want to learn real robotics from inside? (Updated 2015-course)  UPDATE 22-Jan-2015: Course has just started! So today we started the new course 2015. We … Read more
Lets people control his eyes through the internet
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This is a head I originally designed to use on robots. It can shoot ping pong balls from the mouth and move his light eyes. Although, I never used it in an other … Read more
Keeps me company by blinking his eyes
I was given a project in school. We could design one of these blank Munnys and I ended up with my new desktop-companien, Marvin The Munny. We were asked only to … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound/bumper switches, locates (hopefully human) motion via PIR Sensors, navigates to that motion and offers the source a drink
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Sorry about the bump-all I've done is move him out of WIP status in accordance with FritsL's new rule ;-) He's getting a serious upgrade in functionality and a … Read more

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Roams around, seeking for humans, tries to interact with them
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Update 05/06/2012 Voice recorder board finished and assembled. The loudspeaker (0.5 W/8Ω) is from an old toy, came in nicely in a small plastic box, which covers … Read more
Navigate via ultrasound and light, controlled by IR.
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  Hi, This is my first project and I am a big dumb in electronics... :) so, if u see I'm doing or saying something wrong or stupid please tell me :) Mr. P stands … Read more
Drive the remote controlled and webcam equipped robot at my attic
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I have built this remote controlled robot to make it possible to "enter" my homepage. You can cruise around the stuff used for experiments described at my pages … Read more
Communicates with your pc to control your robot
The wiimote is a really cool controller to use with your robots. It has many buttons, accelerometers and even a camera which tells the coordinates of the four … Read more
Makes people aware of air quality
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The first idea (as below) was to make a little solarpowered robot. This is still the case but it won't run on tracks but it will fly in the sky hanging under a … Read more
Drives until obstacle detected, plus colour object tracking
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I've spend too many years thinking about building my own robot and feel like I've found a group of like-minded folk with this site. :-)  I'd like to share my … Read more
Built this little guy for a mate of mine. The main housing is from a speaker set designed to plug directly into a small MP3 player. The base is a machined aluminium … Read more
persistence of vision
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  A persistence-of-vision robot. Small 'bot built into a CD case (photo with cover off). It roams around, searching for a black tape line (kinda like a … Read more
fires when something is too close
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Usb powered proximity sensor motorized arm light pulses gun bicolor eye lateral led indicator changing states Read more
sleep if theres no sound for a while and it´s dark and wake up with sounds
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Usb powered Sound sensor Light sensor expresive display face changing states   Read more
moves when detects sounds
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Usb powered Sound sensor light scanning movement bicolor eyes changing states   Read more
command an actuator through wifi
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This describes how to use the GPIO on a wireless router as binary outputs and how to control your electronics from the linux commandline. Software I started out … Read more
Navigate around via Infrared Rangers
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1-1-09 Roger has been working like this for a while, but I never went around to make a video of it. Here it is. I added some white LED's as head lamps and that is … Read more