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TYPE Light Intensity Avoider / Follower, Line follower , Obstacle avoider , Motion sensor , Normal Driving
This is the multibot that is built  as an all purpose robot. The multibot is based on the arduino uno . 1. Arduino Uno 2 Light  intensity Sensor  3 Coloured Line … Read more
The Garden’s Camera based on Raspberry Pi (with motion detection)
Picammory Mark II The Garden’s Camera based on Raspberry Pi (with motion detection) Introduction Read more
I am novice in Java, IOIO and Robotic. This is my First Robot : A car RC with IOIO-OTG Board and L293d to drive Motors Platform : IOIO-OTGBridge H : L293D2 motors … Read more
I have been working a lot lately in color detection and recognition. My RoboServant robot and also RoboTank both use a similar piece of software. RobotTank uses a … Read more
This project started off like many the desire to build and the curiosity to see if it would work. Thanks to both the desire to build and the curiosity the project … Read more
  Hello, As the rules to this site state, “Write the best English you can.” I have prepared this article as such and can only hold on to the desire it’s up … Read more
Carry's on conversation and learns from what you type or say.
This project I have working on for about 3 years not continiously but just here and there when I felt like it. It understands speech and learns from you as you … Read more
Part of my C journal -- Writing an LPC1114 bootloader   Setting Up the GCC Compiler I setup a C environment as basic I could.  There may be easier ways to go … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacles with ultrasound sensor or remote controlled.
  Dum.bot Read more
Tracks movement, Crawls about either autonomously or controlled by TV remote.
Before I moved to China and started working for DAGU I built a caterpillar robot made from Polymorph (shapeloc). I had wanted to make something different that did … Read more
Controls a 3D printer by touchscreen
Ever since I built my Printrbot last year I have been missing something. In previous jobs I have worked with CNC, waterjet, plasma cutters and the like. They all … Read more
An RC car with aluminum foil on the front. This guy uses capacitance to find out where things are, though it still needs some work. Most of the work was done by a … Read more
Flips a double hourglass every 3 minutes
I made this little silly build because I got my hands on a business gift at work. It's a double hourglass where one glass is regular but the other side lacks the … Read more
Using artificial intelligence to identify a disease by its symptoms
Update March 15, 2015: My medical tricorder project is now a Hackaday Prize 2015 entry 1. Introduction Read more
This is a project still in the works, below is a list of current features. T'Rex track chassis T'Rex motor controller Pixhawk autopilot Odroid SBC 3DR GPS - will … Read more

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sharing an experiment connecting a robot to Martin's 'shared brain' using a simple Python module
No matter how many hours we spend hacking code in our basements, our robots remain, shall we say, not the brightest lights in the harbor. Read more
Inspiration for Ultimate RoboScoot All robots must have some inspiration. Previously, my experiments have just been toys. Really, though, we want something … Read more

ESP8266 running NodeMCU as a controller

Every since the ESP8266 modules were released, I have wanted to try one.  I ordered a few once they came out last year, but did not get to try them out until this year. After trying one module that seemed to work but never could be connected to, I tried another. I was finally able to get one to work. The only test I actually did with it was to grab a webpage, basically a curl call. That was earlier in the year and had done nothing else since with them.

Will explore the world autonomously, eventually.
This will be my mech like biped named "Troublesome", current version 0.8. Code name "Mao". Why Mao? Because it's 100% Chinese of course and since I live in the … Read more
A BiPed is born. Here is the biped I have been working on. It uses 8 MG995 servos, the Veyron 24 Channel servo controller, two 3.7v Lipo batteries and a Windows 8 … Read more
Tracks movement, Crawls about either autonomously or controlled by TV remote.
Before I moved to China and started working for DAGU I built a caterpillar robot made from Polymorph (shapeloc). I had wanted to make something different that did … Read more