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There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a … Read more
Build your very own self thinking robot, 3 kits available for pre-order @ https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2107586344/robot-pcb-kits Read more
Provides hands-on experience using motors during an Arduino workshop
Based on an earlier robot design, stEve, which was built from balsa wood and designed to fit within a metal sweets tin (helpfully in the shape of a robot). Read more
We (Roboteurs) are a startup company in Canada making robots for schools (K-12) as well as university / college. We've started creating 3D Printed robots that we … Read more
I have designed and manufactured these grippers with a 3D printer.  The main features of these robotic grippers are : Read more
Controls a 3D printer by touchscreen
Edit @ 4/9/15: Added a short video.     Read more
Hi there, this is Nano Patriot; an Arduino controlled turret, ultrasonic sensor and a shooting device I built a while ago. At first I wasn’t planning on doing a … Read more
Robot pulls back ball on Newton's Cradle
I got tired of pulling the ball back on my Newton's Cradle so automated it. Three servos, Arduino and chopsticks make for an entertaining Newton's Cradle robot. … Read more
walks on two feed partially dynamically stabilised
over the last eight weeks i had rarely time to work on it but still wanted to share this with my beloved community. i changed the chest to house two batteries and … Read more
My boys and I are using an Android phone, solar panel, and a bluetooth relay controller to make an autonomous solar robot boat.  The phone has display, touch … Read more
A brief description about new open free courses online about Robotics, what they offer and what they lack
Last years we are seing new robotics courses online like the Embbeded Systems or Underactuated Robots from MiT. Read more
Testing basic functionalities on the Tiva C LaunchPad board and the Code Composer Studio v6 software
Checking (and finding) a better full software for firmware development for Tiva C boards Read more
Detects an obstacle in front, reverses, turns around then walks the other way.
Hi All, This is my first ever working arduino hexapod. Hardware used: Beetle(Arduino Leonardo)mcu from dfrobot.com 3 x 9g servo from hobbyking 300mah lipo from … Read more

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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
This WiFi RC smart car is designed and developed based on ESP-12E from ESP8266, which can be controlled by mobile, PC, and wechat (now just in China). All of … Read more

MAKE: Skill Builder - Hydraultics for Robots

I wrote a quick tutorial covering some of the basic concepts of hydraulic systems, and how that applies to a simple robotic arm project. Read more on MAKE...