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Update 5th july 2015: Added another video, arm is moving. I've written a function that takes 3 values as input, these values are the angles of the motors. So I can … Read more
Navigation, fetch objects, recognise people
Using a
This is Robbie the Robot http://escaliente-robotics.blogspot.com.au/ The project is a couple of years in the making he is a 2 wheel differential drive robot with … Read more
PART ONE: The machine There's a lot of WOW factors to the Overlord custom made from the ground up  from its compact design, to the ease of use, the auto feature … Read more
Currently I'm working in Intel's Jimmy 21st Century Robot 3D Printed Shell, since I do not have the correct dimensions, the files are parametric and were created in … Read more
A robot made for the Ketchup House contest for the Robotic Day 2015 in Prague with a home-made robotic control board with a “dual-core processor”.
A Humanoid with end-user training capability and interacting technology. The robot can interact merely like a human and can learn tasks, either using Smartphone or … Read more
Allows you to program an Arduino Mini Pro when plugged into a BOE.
If you cut the ATN line (pin 3) of the Basic Stamp 2 socket on the BOE board, you can program an Arduino Pro Mini in circuit. The picture shows where to cut. I … 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
Just some little tips in LMRs. Is your robot in the picture?
I was just wandering how many robots and fun we have had lately, and it's just overwhelming! And we +1,500 active members is just crazy and great! (If you wander … Read more
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
start a ProgramAB chat bot service in MRL
kwatters made this nice tutorial of the ProgramAB service in MRL. Read more
Remotely controlled over WiFi, Raspberry Pi on board, can stream real-time video from onboard camera
Recently we have made the very first test drive of our new robotics ground vehicle. It could be controled with Arduino or Raspberry Pi either remotely or driving … Read more
A line-follower avoiding obstacles and crossing line interruptions, with PIC16F1847, L298N driver, Sharp GP2 IR distance sensor, three QRD1114 reflective sensors and a home-made power charger for Li-ion accumulators
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
24-06-15.  Last update for a while, sorry I really don't want to hog the board!!! But I was super excited tonight to perfect my PWM allowing me to make much … Read more

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Hexapod navigating using CV and lasers
UPDATE Aug 3, 2015: I finally uploaded a video showing some basic laser navigation test. Objects lower than the laser and mirrors obviously can't be recognized. … Read more
Hello All, it's been awhile since i've posted and with good reason. I have been busy with the launch of the XLR-ONE V2 robot and it has been a success. The robot … Read more
The insect bot is simple to make, and uses a vibration motor as its head, which is powered by a capacitor as its abdomen, which I salvaged from an old toy plane, … 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
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 3 August 2015: makeblock has decided the five lucky members who will review the robots. Here is the list:   Dickel craighissett Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more