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Autonomously follow "AM" by following the signal beacon in her necklace
Using a
This isn't my first robot, but it is the first one I'm posting on here.  After reading through  Tobi , I figured I should put this one on here.  I really wish I … Read more
This mini stepper motor from the Electronic Goldmine was ridiculously cheap. However, it is wired strangely for a stepper motor, so I've collected some more info on … Read more
Another "thing" that does not sound like a robot  DOUDAH = worms in Arabic  The chassis is a rule of 30cm cut in half.  One motor used + 2 gears … Read more
follow the light
this is my 2nd robot, and 1 which looks like a robot lol  In this robot I have done nothing for the scheme, I took everything in a site that I can not find :(, I … Read more
Navigate with eventual R/C and infrared control
Using a
 Here is the new addition to my Omniwheel Growbot. I constructed a body using 2 peices of plexaglass and sandwitched the servos inside. I used a peice of weather … Read more
Makes your servo moves in a smooth way
                          I’ve been working on this for a while and finally I have the courage to post the results. Read more
My First Robot It's a simple modified RC buggy, designed to follow light. Picture (Before the Tragedy)   TRAGEDY! Read more
Price: $11.05 USD
I bought this great Power Supply Kit by Chaney Electronics from The Electronic Goldmine. It is rated for 0-12V. My kids managed to pull mine off the table and … Read more
During the first Mr. Basic contest some people had trouble driving their motors because of the current required and because of the low voltage provided by Mr. … Read more
I decided to build a pan/tilt mount using the DAGU parts I recently received. I did have a little trouble, but overall I'm pleased with the result.  You may notice … Read more
regulates my battery voltage, supplies 6V for motors and servos, 5V for logic
This walk through is heavily based on OddBot's walk through, "Once you've decided on batteries, how do you regulate the voltage?" I highly recommend that you read … Read more
I've started on my own version of the Herbie-stlye mousebot. They are so simple and fun, I couldn't resist. So far I have the basic circuit breadboarded and … Read more
Sometimes you want to be able to go at different speeds, usually to make serial connections. Here is a snap on / off way of setting it up
Update: Note that the newer Picaxe models can change a lot by commands like setfreq alone :)   This is only for dummies like myself using Picaxe 28Xx standard … Read more
Price: $27.5 USD
The Seeeduino 328 is the newest model of an Arduino Diecemila clone from Seed Studio. It is a fully compatible Arduino Diecemila board, evolved with SMD components. … 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