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Check unread emails with Arduino.
In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to check your email account (or chosen label) and return the number of unread emails as an … Read more
Talk with Arduino via Speech / Voice Recognition Module
How to: Arduino Voice / Speech Recognition  with Geeetech Module [Tutorial].  This video will show you how to talk with your Arduino with the (cheap) Geeetech … Read more
     Hello guys!      I'm starting the big project for this year: MDi #4.      It will be a tracked robot with chest and two functional arms.      Will … Read more
This is my smallest robot 20x20cm and 9cm hight. You can control it via WIFI like the other robots but this also has 8 HC-SR04 distance sensors. The distance will … Read more
Drive 4wd robot via wifi and html5
Using a
It is about 50x50cm with 20cm wheels and uses PiBorg Diable DC motor controller. It has the same control system as the Small Rover but it do not use the internal DC … Read more
Robot Voice
This tutorial shows you how to use the cheap mp3 shield from Ebay to add music or a robot voice to your next Arduino Project. I am going to try to do more of these … Read more
Hey guys, I have finally gathered up enough salvage parts and such to finally make a half way decent robot. This is the first custom robot, meaning that all the … Read more
Moves head and makes noise when triggered by the Force ;)
Using a
Hi, At first, it was just supposed to be a figurine, but I couldn't resist to give it a little brain (Arduino Nano). I have been working on a bigger project these … Read more
I'm planning to build an advanced humanoid robot. Think Ex Machina, The Terminator, Data from Star Trek, etc. I decided to avoid teasing by NOT making it a girl. … Read more

Online Tools & Tutorials

Building a robot is not always easy, especially if you don't have any previous experience or people to help you or guide you. LMR is in a perfect place to help others online and the more tools and tutorials a user has access to the better. We've put together a few over the years and if you know of any or even want to make your own, add them in the comments, and we'll add them to the main post. We'll also take a look on LMR to see if this type of comprehensive "Tools & Tutorials" post has been done before and integrate them all into a mega post.

Update 1/18/2016 There will probably be a new robot chassis. I think I was going about this the wrong way. The two wheel self balancing, the robot gripper that puts … Read more
I present you A1B1, my first robot. It is a tracked robot, based on the "Mini DFRobotShop Rover Kit". My robot uses the following components: 1x Mini DFRobotShop … Read more
Meet E.A.R.L.(Experimental Algorithmic Robotic Locomotion). He is unlike all of the other robots that you may have seen. He is the kind of a bot that likes to do … Read more

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Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached

Droid functions similar to a Spring Flamingo design for the legs, upper body balances like a "hoverboard" at the hips. Remote control is done with a vr headset, and … Read more
Hello. This is my Johnny Five robot from the movie Short Circuit 1&2 it came as a very plain and simple kit. I have done many modifications to it and I'm happy … Read more
Talk with Arduino via Speech / Voice Recognition Module
How to: Arduino Voice / Speech Recognition  with Geeetech Module [Tutorial].  This video will show you how to talk with your Arduino with the (cheap) Geeetech … Read more

Botboarduino drivers

Ok guys it's been a while since I've been on I'm glad everything is picking back up.

I recently had to wipe my computer after getting a virus. Which means I lost all my drivers and code and etc. I managed to get arduino up and running but my botboarduino needs drivers to work. I'm kinda freaked out about catching another virus and I can't seem to find the correct drivers for ft232 uart. I tried one place but it keeps asking me for a password to open it. And when I point the device manager it refuses to see the zip file.

My artificial neuron approach

February 12, 2015

A single artificial neuron can represent some simple Boolean functions like OR, AND or NAND and some like XOR not, because a single artificial neuron can only learn linearly separable mappings.

Example. Perceptron for the AND function:

walks on two legs using four servos
this is the next evolutionary step from my trashbot version 1. i decided that i want to build more robots made from recycled mechanical parts instead of shaping … Read more