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Reads and analyzes medical test strips
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So far it's used to test modified Eddie firmware.
As I mentioned in an earlier blog, I was given a bunch of really cool robot parts by Parallax in exchange for modifying their "Eddie" code to work with different … Read more
This is a simple autonomous robot based around the Basic Stamp2, it has obstacle avoidance using a home made IR Transmitter and Receiver as well as obstacle detection using bump switches and copper whiskers.
This is a robot I made for my son Shi Sen over the Christmas holidays. Some of the blocks are original K'nex blocks I brought with me from Australia. The other half … Read more
Hangs on the wall, smiles a lot.
  Cutting for Christmas!   Its fun to make presents for others with a CNC machine. I prefer the "folk art" approach over too much quality which makes things look … Read more
Obstacle avoidance using ultrasound sensor
Updated post with new parts, ideas, pictures, and questions Hello robotics community! This is my first post I have made here. Im fairy new to robotics and am … Read more
The Scamper chassis can move in any direction and each motor has a high resolution encoder so it should make an ideal painting robot. Think mobile dotmatrix … Read more
So most of us tend to use the arduino IDE for our projects much to bdk6's displeasure. Recently I've been playing with both the AVR and MSP430 bare metal rather … Read more
Update 20141220 >> HUD display added 8x8Matrrix    (many thanks to Duane Degn for his Propeller Spin code) Read more
On the bench video, just checking out the basic mechanics. … Read more
Classifies the color of a new object
The k-NN (k-nearest neighbors) algorithm is among the simplest of all machine learning algorithms. We will use this algorithm to classify the color of a new object. … Read more
LED matrix display, LED row of decorated Christmas trees
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all the Arduino Nano and 8x8 LED screen display text. The first part of the text is in English, the second part of the … Read more
The MeArm is a project I've been working on since February. It's an open source robot arm. I think this is the reason I've not shared on here before, this big white … Read more
Nightlight, Rotates Head, Blinks with Eyes, Children Fun
"What kind of party do you want to have my son ?" asked a mother her son. "A robot party!" answered the soon 7 year old boy.  A robot party without a real robot is … Read more

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Building strapping

Im not sure what it's called, CTC can you enlighten me? But it's cheap and easy to work with. I've used it on Retro bot for the extra battery holder http://letsmakerobots.com/node/8004 You should be able to get it from you local building supplies store. Easy to bend, and cut it with tin snips.

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Cuts parts in wood, plastic, aluminium
                        I always wanted to be able to do my own parts. So I tought it what time for me to do my own 3 axis CNC :) I wanted to share in … Read more

BoB Jr.

Starting a BoB project after seeing Deshipu's μBoB.

STL Viewer (beta)

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Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, Braitenberg vehicle
Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to implement different … Read more

The Parallella Board?

I was wondering what people think of this board and the supercomputer that this guy built with them.

The Board:

https://www.parallella.org/board/

This guy built his own supercomputer with 8 of them (each with 18 cores) wrapped around a gigabit switch and a couple of Intel I3 NUCs.

The Supercomputer:

https://www.parallella.org/2014/06/03/my-name-is-brian-and-i-build-supercomputers-in-my-spare-time/

Personal assistant robot

Hi all,

I have plans for a robot for a college project: in short, this is a personal assistant robot. It should be able to use Wolfram Alpha (just like Anna) to get information on spoken search terms (I.E. voice recognition) and output them using text-to-speech. This is all for now, as I want to have a working base that I can develop of my own accord. 

Animabot is a hexapod robot created to interact with humans. Talking, playing, home surveillance, remote control, etc...   Read more