Let's Make Robots!
Does your bedside table give light when you open it? In a discussion with a carpenter about his furnitures I asked about the usage of electronics in his creations. … Read more
Detects human faces, uses servos to track and point at the face
Using OpenCV to detect and track a human face then converting the coordinates into servo positions so a pan/tilt servos setup will point directly at the face. I … Read more
turns its head at you with its glaring eyes
Here is a short post on Creepy Bearduino    Creepy Bearduino was made out of a teddy bear, cup, PIR sensor, and a Arduino RBBB.   I glued the cup inside the … Read more
For the last couple of years I have had a bird box mounted on the wall outside my room. All the time I have had a USB webcam inside so I (and a lot of other people … Read more
Just a fun way to test yourself. This will help you know where you are lacking.
The idea is to match the statements with the appropriate drawing above. (Each drawing has a letter,) 1. Two zero pulses will make the LED light twice 2. Entering … Read more
As usual my design has to do with water and something that my brother asked me to have a look at. What he needed was a way to launch a probe with a controlled … Read more
Optoisolator, i2c bridge, connects arduino and pi
I've waited to finish incorporating my Raspberry Pi into my bot for an ample bit.  But since I know so little about electricity, I swore to myself I wouldn't add … Read more
Mechanical gyroscope balanced two wheeler with steering - will try to slow down with the updates.
Updated with Version 5: Steering Got up at 4:00am, couldn't sleep so knocked out a simple steering mechanism using a butterfly hinge. Read more
This is my second Picaxe project . It is a simple servo tester or servo cycler built using an 08M . It has 3 modes of operation . In mode 1 each servo is controlled … Read more
Clones TV remote signal, also works as a jammer for the IR signal.
This is a small IR remote capable of copying any 5 buttons of any Remote using IR. I was studying IR signals and this came into my mind. And guess what,it also has … Read more
Going green is easier than ever. high effficeny solar system to manage your daily lighting requirements both for indoors,outdoors and including street … Read more
***Update 2011/8/19*** First experiment using white wood glue (polyvinyl acetate) as a binder for the propellant hexaphenox. The advantage is that polyvinyl … Read more
When I got my toy quad copter I could not get it to fly in a stable way. The toy quad copter was out of balance. I tore it apart. I found it was easier to move … Read more
Emits bright light and loud noises =D
Around the end of February every year there's a 'Chinese Lantern Festival' that happens in my city. Lots of junk to buy, cool lanterns, interesting food, and most … Read more
  Here's before the electronics were installed.   Here's after adding a 3S battery, and moving it farther forward. Here's its ready to run on 2S. Read more