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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
So finally i decided to make my copy of a MeArm, with all these cheap servos lying around and a 3d printer at disposal:) The video shows an almost complete, yet … Read more
my first freeform micro core.it is a beam bot.i refer chu's body design.     i am going to add mcu based ir senser,maybe rc system futher. the video show some … Read more
this cheap and light weight robot has a very simple algorithm and runs on an ATmega 8 micro controller and only 4 pair of sensors !!! :) it's still in progress … Read more
Connects electronics to WiFi. Easy to program
UPDATE: 30/04/2015 Great news! We have confirmed the 3 WiPy with 3 expansion boards for our LMR revewers and manufacturer has their email addresses to start … Read more
Bumble around with an ESP8266 only driven bot
Well I had a chassis for it, and wanted to make my little ESP8266/NodMCU only bot real, so I am mounting it on a Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis. Read more
Animabot is a hexapod robot created to interact with humans. Talking, playing, home surveillance, remote control, and much more !       Read more
Hi guys, Just wanted to make you all aware of a new project that is going to be released on Kickstarter on the 16th May.  Read more
Walk and detect color, objects and Faces, Recognizes Speech.
EVO-Meaning to Evolve as you learn. I started this project as a way to make a adjustable biped figure so I could easily determine the center of gravity and foot … Read more
Obstacle avoidance and colour tracking using sonar, IR sensors and a webcam
This is my latest robot project which I have named BFRMR1. It is a differential drive robot with two castors at the rear. The chassis is made from aluminium sheet … Read more
Updated with second video showing two balls bouncing. Built this ball bouncing bot from one servo, Arduino Uno, scrap wood, fishing pole, and chop sticks. Was … Read more
This weekend David Frank, Ryan Niemocienski, and I made a pancake robot for the 2015 Ohio State University Makeathon. Read more
Dear: LMR Just to let you know I have been developing for the past month a steampunk robot. I have finished the mechanical and moving onto electrical and software. … Read more
Drive around and shoot BB's
17.04 - Partial encoder success It's alive!(kind of). The movement in the video is a bit slow and jumpy as I am filming with one hand and using two joysticks with … Read more
My first robot. I'm planning to make a Mars Rover.
Using a
This i my first try at robotics. I have earlier made some creations with Lego Mindstorms, but just started with electronics and Arduino. So far the robot can be … Read more

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This is an arduino based line follower robot with obstacle avoidance system. https://www.youtube.com/embed/ijEDKRIHmSU Read more
In this “Fun with Python” part we don't need anything from part 1 or 2. But if you like this, then you should have a look at them. The World Wide Web is a … Read more
I'm calling this project done. It will do whatever you teach it, as long as you teach it in staight lines only. Much thanks to Pinaut for sharing his work. Read more

IR and ultrasound based positioning beacons

I have this idea for a positioning system based on IR+ultrasound beacons. It is very simple, and I'm surprised that I can't find anything like that already in use. I guess there are some problems that I can't see, so I wanted to ask you to point the flaws in my idea before I invest time and materials into chasing a pipe dream.

The goal is to get an accurate position of a robot inside a room that is decorated with some additional beacons. The positions of the beacons are known to the robot, so that it can position itself relative to them.

Raspberry Pi B+ SRF05 Servo Tower Pro 9G Module L298 UBEC use in helicopter Battery Pulse 3S 2250 mAh Read more

My two cents in memory of Lumi

Lumi meant a lot to me, and a whole lot more to this awesome community. Yesterday, I went rolling over past memories of Lumi - his time spent on LMR and other places around the world - and came up with a short tribute to this great person.

It's shocking, but life goes on. We all will miss you Lumi.