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Visualize the paths taken by ionizing alpha particles
Yeah, atom physics find one's way into LMR. Here is my simple expansion cloud chamber. An expansion cloud chamber works by saturating the air in a chamber with … Read more
Price: $20 USD
The VGA A/V module expands the Propeller Platform to include VGA & composite (NTSC or PAL) video output, audio output, keyboard and mouse input, and a … Read more
Debugger / PC interface for Propeller
ViewPort promised easier debugging on the Propeller - does it deliver? What is ViewPort? ViewPort is a software tool to help you develop on the Prop.  There are 2 … Read more
Navigate around and cartograph. Follow line and avoid obstacles
Using a
Here is my first robot. It's called Cartographer. It will have three wheels, driven by two rather big stepper motors. Arduino, motorshield and compass module will … Read more
I planned to use tactile sensor on my arduino based robot. In the end I used IR sensors instead. anyway, there are applications where tactile sensor is the right … Read more
Offline storage for project files
Hopefully my boss won’t see this, but from time to time I get some ideas when at work or I need to check something out in my current robot project. So I keep all … Read more
We have many visitors from china that have problems watching some of our stuff
If you are in China, you probably are aware that A) There are restrictions to your Internet B) There are ways to bypass these restrictions Now, I am not at all an … Read more
perfect for putting components like CNY70 in place
Good tip on how to place sensors on your robot is by using old cables that are probably laying around the house of most people interested in building robots at … Read more
Price: $30 USD
Project Page This is the board featured in Jon Williams' September Spin Zone article in Nuts & Volts magazine - you can download the article here (pdf), and … Read more
Manoeuvrabot is intended to be highly manoruvrable - hence it has four omni-wheels which can each be driven independently from a 4 channel motor controller. … Read more
In 2008 I have built a simple balancing robot, mostly a copy from a balancing robot made using a Basic Stamp 2 SX, found on the Parallax Forum, that I have adapted … Read more

AGV

Here is my AGV. It drives to GPS waypoints.  It is currently using a Arduino, GPS, and of course a motor controller. The bot itself is a Hummer RC truck from … Read more
Bounces off walls
Thanks to the LMR society I was asked to do a review on one of Solarbotics robots. It's a little critter called The BeetleBot. So hold tight, here it comes. … Read more
Bender is a medium sized robot based on the Crustcrawler Nomad HD platform. It uses the Parallax Motor Kit with Position Controllers, a pair of Parallax HB-25 Motor … Read more
This is a project for a competition called "robogame" held by studuents in USTC.It's a five-member team and I'm one of the team .We want to make a robot which … Read more

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Some time ago I wanted to buy a mearm from Phenoptix in the UK, unfortunately or maybe lucky for me it was out of stock. (You can buy a mearm on the LMR … Read more
Currently I'm working in Intel's Jimmy 21st Century Robot 3D Printed Shell, since I do not have the correct dimensions, the files are parametric and were created in … Read more
A robot made for the Ketchup House contest for the Robotic Day 2015 in Prague with a home-made robotic control board with a “dual-core processor”.

Web Control of Robot (RPi / Arduino) - Software Recomendations

Hi;

I am enhancing my Arduino Nano based autonomous collision avoidance robot by adding a Raspberry Pi to stream video to a web page and provide manual control of the robot via buttons on the web page with the video stream.

So far I have installed Apache2 weberver and created a web page using Bootstrap with a button on it, I have successfuly connected the Arduino to the Pi via I2C and using a CGI Python script I can press a button on the web page to turn on an LED. 

Help to create great videos for your robots and stuff
Videos are great to show your projects but, how can we get as many views as possible? Usually preparing good videos takes loads of time and work. With this simple … Read more
Roams around the house.
In a previous post I had introduced EVO-The Evolving Robot. Here is yet another Evolution to EVO as he has lost his legs and has gone wheeled. I am using two MG-995 … Read more
To the doubters* my 8 yo son and I say 'thbbbbbbsbb'. For about £30 we have an Arduino based 3 wheeled robot capable of object avoidance. We've since added a line … Read more
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more