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Hi! After accomplishing the obstacle challenge I though the next level is to do it automatically.  It's quite a new challenge as it is composed by (at least) the … Read more

Unique found object sculptures

Hi there. I'm a uk based artist making found object robot sculptures. www.gizmobots.co.uk is my website. Thanks for looking! Mark
This is my writeup following my selection to review the Lynxmotion SSC-32U USB Servo controller.  Let me first apologise for the length of time it has taken me to … Read more
Final edit 9th November 2016: I think that I with the current code have achieved the goals of this robot. It moves fairly stable and predictable, see the second … Read more
Made to experiment with visual navigation and object manipulation
Using a
  MILO is the successor build to ScoutBot 1402, and re-uses many of the components from that robot.  Since he is the second attempt at a large robot, there is a … Read more
Hey to everyone. I am new to this and I love this site. I have always love robots for over30 years. You could say I am old school.well, here is one of my old … Read more
Follows Line (Black & Withe) and avoids obstacle
This is a competition bound Line Follwing Robot under development. The competiton is line following and obstacle avoiding, the fastest one wins. Its has 4 geared … Read more

Why I want to build Companion Droids

How the CD came to be

By Liam Arbuckle, Alliance of Droids Co-Leader

My Dream is becoming true?

I think it is finally time to reveal information about my build. 

I am autistic and have a mentor that my parents have organised. He and I are planning to meet some members of the R2-D2 Builders Club to maybe organize something that could evolve into a building relationship.

Also, I have been busy creating some parts at school with the 3-D Printer. 

Nothing has been confirmed yet, but I will keep you posted!

The Ultimate Guide To Guides On Making Star Wars Robots

Long time lurker, first time poster, so let’s kick this off as most do with a quick bit About Me (They still call it that, right?!):

I’m a long time hobbyist. Started out on some smaller projects when I was younger and, as they say, the rest was history. I mostly have films to blame for this: watching stuff like The Terminator (hence the name) and Star Wars when I was (probably far too) young fascinated me and I’ve kinda been hooked ever since. 

So! Onto my first post:

The Technology Showcase London 2016 with Makeblock

Imagine 30 of the most trendy tech companies show you their new toys and gadgets and let you play with them before buy. That´s The Technology Showcase at Westfield in London four days this October, and more than 500,000 visitors on previous technology events.

The Technology Showcase Westfiled London 2016

I was invited by Makeblock to meet them, see their new robots and have some good time.

Otto walks, dances, makes sounds and avoids obstacles, is completely open source, Arduino compatible, 3D printable.
Using a
Who is Otto?An interactive robot that anyone can make! Otto walks, dances, makes sounds and avoids obstacles. Read more

Modelling a Servo Spline

I have wanted to design my own servo arms for my robots without the need to attach the servo horns to them. With a 3D printer available I wondered if it was possible to manufacture hubs for the spline on the servo shaft. The problem was to know the geometry of the spline. I am not the only one to be frustrated about this it seems when I google on "SG-90 spline". Many have asked the question on forums but there hasn't been any clear answers on how the geometry of the splines look.

My friend and I made an autonomous, machine learning car.  You teach it how to drive then it can drive around all by itself!  I've done a detailed write-up/build … Read more
Parts: - DC motors 250W, of ebay - Tracks and wheels are from a snow blower (bought from a local hardware and machinery dealer) - Aluminium frame is from local … Read more

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hi guys, after long break, video of our multi robotics system : robots are moving on LCD screen where can be any environment design ; NOT DONE YET, just first … Read more
line following robot; running on 72MHz ARM Cortex M4, stm32f303 (pin compatibile with stm32f103); as controll loop pid is used for basic position control; for … Read more
A collection of my astromechs
Hi everyone, I am currently making a collection of droids, for the project Alliance/Army of Droids, part of the Alliance of Droids. Here is what I have so far: 1. … Read more
Hi! After accomplishing the obstacle challenge I though the next level is to do it automatically.  It's quite a new challenge as it is composed by (at least) the … Read more
Hey to everyone. I am new to this and I love this site. I have always love robots for over30 years. You could say I am old school.well, here is one of my old … Read more
This r2 is built with the mission of helping non-profit and charity organizations. So far, this droid has appeared at Adopt-a-pet, the local church fall festival … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To Guides On Making Star Wars Robots

Long time lurker, first time poster, so let’s kick this off as most do with a quick bit About Me (They still call it that, right?!):

I’m a long time hobbyist. Started out on some smaller projects when I was younger and, as they say, the rest was history. I mostly have films to blame for this: watching stuff like The Terminator (hence the name) and Star Wars when I was (probably far too) young fascinated me and I’ve kinda been hooked ever since. 

So! Onto my first post:

     What motivated this post was my review for the Pixy CMUcam5 Image Sensor.      Actually the motivation was some issues that I had trying to make an … Read more