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An RC car with aluminum foil on the front. This guy uses capacitance to find out where things are, though it still needs some work. Most of the work was done by a … Read more
Flips a double hourglass every 3 minutes
I made this little silly build because I got my hands on a business gift at work. It's a double hourglass where one glass is regular but the other side lacks the … Read more
Using artificial intelligence to identify a disease by its symptoms
Update March 15, 2015: My medical tricorder project is now a Hackaday Prize 2015 entry 1. Introduction Read more
This is a project still in the works, below is a list of current features. T'Rex track chassis T'Rex motor controller Pixhawk autopilot Odroid SBC 3DR GPS - will … Read more
Looks for a blue colored sign, reads it and act upon
I was asked to start a blog. Don�t expect anything else than beginners level! A couple of months ago I bought a Raspberry Pi out of curiosity and soon after that … Read more
Tiny hand prototype for grabbing small objects
Few years ago, I made an intership in which one I had to improve the body of a Bioloid robot in order to participate to a competition. In this competion, the robot … Read more
The original BoB the bipded robot.  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.     8/26/13- … Read more
Drives around, Scans the environment, gets data, logs it and transmits it wirelessly
This is a robot project that i had been putting off for quite some time now and i thought i'd give it a crack. I started this in January and i had a summer semester … Read more
Encodes hex data into UUEncoded data
  I want to take a moment to thank Bdk6.  The man is a walking Stack Overflow, with more patience for stupid.  I doubt I'd understand any of this without his … Read more
Not All Those Who Wander are Lost (but I am) I thought I'd take some time away from coding my LPC1114 Uploader and verbally process a few things I've learned.  As … Read more
It's a useless game based on the Useless Machine/Box
My take on the Useless Machine that turns itself off. Used Arduino Uno, servo, magnet, bicycle Hall Effects switch and a box. Posted a few days ago on … Read more
A common requirement is to add ranging to a Pixy so you can detect an object and determine it's distance. This is a bracket to firmly mount the commonest types of … Read more
roves on the moon
An old video of moon rover I submitted to the Google 30 Million Dollar Lunar Lander competition and never heard back from them. It is somewhat amateurish and … Read more
A rover with 4 directional wheels.
Andromina robot v.1.2 is a 4WD robotic platform with four directional wheels. The four wheels can independently turn. The robot can maneuver multiple ways. The … Read more

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i found inspiration for this robot from this instructables: http://www.instructables.com/id/simpleWalker-4-legged-2-servo-walking-robot/ The legs and the body of … Read more

sharing experience robot JAVA programming on Raspberry Pi

For those interested in robot control via JAVA programs on the Raspberry PI, I have posted an update on my experience with JAVA in my robot description here:

http://letsmakerobots.com/robot/project/search-and-rescue-robot

Even better, if you are able to offer any help or advice, that would be great. I am slowly running out of options......

Regards,

Willem

 

Moves! Talks in Minionese! Makes you laugh!
Are  you a fan of the Despicable Me movies? Eagerly awaiting the release of the Minions prequel movie this summer? Time to build your own Minion. You know you want … Read more
Line follower using three line sensors with a Dagu Micro Magician on an Actobotics Runt Rover Sprout chassis. Uses 6v NiMNH battery pack
Next to obstacle avoiding robots, the most common beginner bot would be a line follower. I myself love line followers, and they are some of my favorite weekend … Read more
If you want your bot has the ability of precision motion and keep things simple,this project may helps. Part list: 65mm wheel *2, … Read more
A track to provide locomotion.
  OK, I've been asked a few times about the tracks I made from bicycle chain. It's probably easier if I just make a tutorial and then I can direct anyone … Read more
Navigates around via stereo cams, picks up and carries objects
The robot is controlled from a laptop running Windows (don't kill me, please, Windows + Visual C++ is in my view still the easiest, most flexible environment to … Read more
Autonomy, vision, sonar, PID control
This bot, has been a kinda "I'm bored" project. It has taken several iterations over the last few years. Mostly made from scraps and donated material, there is … Read more