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Prints Dreams
After a successful Kickstarter and a few gremlins to vanguish, the Overlord is on the move and today (19/05/2015) I got to unpack it.  yes the box indicator was a … Read more
Moves around with its three wheels
Is it possible for anyone to build a cheap yet scalable robot from recycled parts? Read more
If you haven't read Part1, you should read that first. So at the end of part one we had a window or the framebuffer to draw some texts and other things. But it's … Read more
Teachs you the basics on machine learning with practical applications and open or paid software
Bored about fool robots? Do you want to give your robot a spark of intelligence? Read more
The making of K-9  2.0 video slideshow. K-9 getting to know his new home video. K-9 controlled via a VCN iPhone app video demo. A bit of fun with K-9 at Xmas 2014 … Read more
Detects boundaries and avoids obstacles with computer vision only
This robot can navigate a room with OpenCV running on an Nvidia Jetson TK1 board and a single Logitech C920 USB camera.  This is a true vision only solution, no … Read more
This is not a “start programming with python” tutorial, since I think if you know any other programming language, you should with the help of the www find your … Read more
Ok, I’m not 100% sure if anyone will be interested in this, however as far as I have seen, this site leans more towards software and electronics, than mechanical. … Read more
Swivels, lifts, and grabs.
Picked up a neat wooden robotic arm that uses three linked pairs of syringes as a hydraulic system. One pair swivels the base. Another lifts and lowers the arm. The … Read more
Test of a servo with the Hatalogico board in Raspberry Pi
So after some testing with the Adafruit driver for PWM, I could write a little example to move a servo with the Hatalogico. As you can see in the video, in this … Read more
Allows the gamer to immerse herself in the many exciting gaming experiences it has to offer
This is a write-up on my Arduino based hand-held gaming device. I realize it’s a somewhat poshy statement but hey, it is Arduino based, it’s hand-held (Ok, … Read more
Now with cool video of a real life military prototype! This is an easy to make 6 wheel drive robot platform designed for rough terrain. The chassis is made from 3 … Read more
Finally I got my first test with Hatalógico and it looks promising: just out of the box PWM working. That means servos working right in the same platform as a … Read more
First test on Hatalogico board for Raspberry Pi. Step by step detalied instructions with pictures and recomendations for robotics and other applications
Finally I got my first test with Hatalógico and it looks promising: just out of the box PWM working. That means servos working right in the same platform as a … Read more

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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
Detects objects based upon reference images provided.
I am working on a new approach to room navigation for a robot and possibly the seeing impaired. After taking reference images and giving them names as you will see … Read more
3D prints an object
It's been long since i've worked on a big project. Now i plan to make a 3D printer. As always, i'll stay true to my principles, it should be a low cost out of junk … Read more
Cytron Technologies manufacturer gives away a robot and parts for reviews
Update 25/June/2015 We have already two products from this manufacturer already reviewed: The Edubot2 robot kit The rero robot kit first review and second … Read more