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Remote controlled through web interface
Using a
The idea in short: I will send a robot around planet earth. The robot will be sent to you free of charge. Let it run in your area for 24h and show all earthlings … Read more
In the seventh U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange on June 7th,IronBot was sent as a gift to US secretary of state Kerry and Chinese Vice … Read more
rotates on its feet and waddles side to side to move
Using a
Skippybot named for its two Skippy peanut butter jar lid feet. I was motivated to build this by John W. Jameson's Gyro Walker but decided to use three servos … Read more
Hello, I just joined this sight to learn and meet people that share the same interest in making robots. I know no one that does this as a hobby. Read more
Moves in like no hexapod has moved before :)
Ghost In The Shell movie left a long lasting impression on me. The tank from the final battle captivated my mind. It has such a rigid shape, but then moves in a … Read more

Quadrupede bluetooth Spider

 

After printing pieces to Prusa I3 is the new 4-legged spider with bluetooth comm :)

    

Micro-1's objective is to run around and find the brightest spot in the room (or on the table) and sunbathe there. If it detects motion, it flees to find a dark … Read more
Navigate via RC control, fires Nerf gun, supports autonomous control via Raspberry Pi
Using a
This rover makes use of the following: CPPM RC radio input from openTx RC radio Arduino Nano to handle communcations from RC, Raspberry Pi via USB (not attached … Read more
Meet BOB "Bicycle Wheeled Observation Bot" (Nicknamed by my 2 nieces & found a fitting acronym). Bob’s is a surveillance bot with remotely configured … Read more
Autonomous Rover - using Neato-XV11 LIDAR plus sharp infrared
It's been a while since I did any "robot" work.  I've been rather absorbed in my 3D Printer firmware. Read more

RobotShop Continues Expansion and Launches Japan Subsidiary

RobotShop Inc. announces today the launch of its subsidiary, RobotShop Japan Co., Ltd. RobotShop officially begins operations in Japan by launching a logistics center in the territory as well as a dedicated website.

I reached out on Freecycle asking for old unwanted battery-operated toy cars. Limpy is one of those cars, plus lots of hot glue and craft sticks and … Read more

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The new version of the mini quadruped robot MKII. Slightly modified and new modified code. Code: https://github.com/AndreasVan/Mini_Quadruped Read more
My Goal was to come up with a design where all the speciality parts could be ordered  for under $20US. The bill of matirels (BOM) looks like this: 2 ea 9g CR … Read more
This project consists in displaying the ability for robots to work together in order to perform a certain task.
This project consists in displaying the ability for robots to work together in order to perform a certain task. This is one of the first projects I worked on at … Read more
     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
B·Day Bot is a robot themed after a birthday cake, made with the purpose of spreading joy and happiness in a special day. Although the robot isn't finished yet, I … Read more

Getting a Robot to Determine Its Own Truth

This piece describes an approach I am working on for an upgrade to SuperDroidBot “Anna” and a sharable brain service I am working on.  This is obviously only ONE approach to getting a robot to have a concept of truth.

What is Truth?