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I reached out on Freecycle asking for old unwanted battery-operated toy cars. Limpy is one of those cars, plus lots of hot glue and craft sticks and … Read more
Blinky likes to be pet! I used this Instructables tutorial for the basic idea and made up the rest: http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-the-LED-pet/?ALLSTEPS Read more
Annabelle is a human-sized robot that is a collaboration between Martin Triplett of Red-Sky robotics, and Bot Party, a collective of enthusiasts of … Read more
My daughters and I have been watching the last season of BattleBots so when I asked them what project they wanted to do over the long weekend the choice was … Read more
I made a marble sorting system which sorts marbles by color. Items i used: Raspberry PI 2 - code written in Python. Pythoncard and Simplecv modules … Read more
I am looking for a solution to autonomos deliver grocery in my housing area of about 500 homes of about 2km radius. the robot will be able to deliver to any … Read more
Intelligent navigation with vibrating motors and IR L/V sensors
Using a
Update: 25th May, 2016 Omnidirectional infrared detection: Go to the bottom for further info, about the way to detect the habitat … Read more
Two gearmotors 24v, 120 rpm Construction: alluminium with anodiziring This robot was designed in a program SolidWorks 2014. I bought only rubber tracks and motors. … Read more

New robot being planned

Hi,

It's been a long time. However, I'm finally getting out of my house and moving into a motorhome.

However, until I can convince my girlfriend to join me, I will be lonely in the driver's seat. So I'm planning on making a droid head and put it on top of an old chassis that I found that is tall enough. I want to put this robot in the passenger seat and make comments about the other drivers. And perhaps my driving. :)

This may be the first robot programming entirely in the Swift programming language.  I programmed it as an example of what can be done using Swift with the new … Read more
Final final video: using SCA60C duckbot can fall and know it has fallen and initiate get back up routine. Funny.   Final video: can recover from a fall. Will now … Read more
Draws jittery lines and picks up things
Driven by the sudden longing for a personal Delta Robot I found myself building one. Read more

Quadruped Sneak Peak!

In the Grapes of Wrath, there was a turtle that had a lot of symbolism, and in English class, you can basically do anything for the final project. So I thought, what the heck, I'll just play my strengths! Below is a rough CAD using 3d-printed parts and MG996R servos. Electronics are not really shown, shell is not missing (like there's a CAD of a salad bowl out there), and the head has been remodified to have a more "turtle" look. Photos of the final product coming soon.

MyBox Allows you to plug up to 3 110V 5A powered household electronics and control them using any web enabled device, wirellesly.
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moves foward, left, right, and plays a battle cry based on a TV remote
Using a
Last year, my 4th grade teacher gave me a used TV remote control as a GAG gift. Over the summer, I thought about what I should do with it. So I thought that it … Read more

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The new version of the mini quadruped robot MKII. Slightly modified and new modified code. Code: https://github.com/AndreasVan/Mini_Quadruped Read more
My Goal was to come up with a design where all the speciality parts could be ordered  for under $20US. The bill of matirels (BOM) looks like this: 2 ea 9g CR … Read more
This project consists in displaying the ability for robots to work together in order to perform a certain task.
This project consists in displaying the ability for robots to work together in order to perform a certain task. This is one of the first projects I worked on at … Read more
     What motivated this post was my review for the Pixy CMUcam5 Image Sensor.      Actually the motivation was some issues that I had trying to make an … Read more
B·Day Bot is a robot themed after a birthday cake, made with the purpose of spreading joy and happiness in a special day. Although the robot isn't finished yet, I … Read more

Getting a Robot to Determine Its Own Truth

This piece describes an approach I am working on for an upgrade to SuperDroidBot “Anna” and a sharable brain service I am working on.  This is obviously only ONE approach to getting a robot to have a concept of truth.

What is Truth?