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chopstick rolls robot forward and back
Version 2: Decided to power one wheel to add a little directionability and to get it out of trouble if it gets stuck or stalled. Version 1 Simple single servo, … Read more
I have been ever so slowly building a self balancing robot. I built one a few years ago that did not work to well and ended up using the motors on another machine. … Read more
annoying thing when an object is uploaded the stl viewer appears to orbit the grid instead off panning around an object "see the two files below in the stl viewer. … Read more
This is a small project that I have been working on that gives the ability for the robot to follow a specific color. You see there are three live video screen, each … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound / react to light and ir signals
This is my first upload here: It's a small weekend project. I added a arduino like board and some sensors to a hexbug spider toy This robot has an us sensor, 2 … 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
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more
General InformationNon Pneumatic Tire / Airless Tire (actually just the wheel), matching tire and hub attachment (for printing the wheel without supports) Some … Read more
Here a few more details of getting your Propeller or Arduino to control objects in Blender. First part is the hardest ..... Install PySerial  to enable Blender to … Read more
Learns from Listening and Asking Questions, Tracks Colors and Heat, 6 Web Services, Database of Learned Knowledge
Using a
1/13/14 Update - The following is new since the last time I posted: Generic "Rules" Engine Read more
At ServoCity, we field a high number of tech questions that deal with how to determine the proper spacing between the teeth of two mating gears. This spacing is a … Read more
Spins around, plays stories, entertains visitors
YantraMane was a project undertaken by the Karkhana Team as part of an Art-Tech Exhibition in Nepal - Yantra 3.0.  Nepalese engineers and artists collaborated to … Read more
1. Introduction Lucy is a virtual robot and a further development of Emo. She is able to learn by supervised machine learning and express emotions by an according … Read more
Precision control of 2 DC brushed motors using encoders
Perhaps the most common part needed to build a robot is a motor controller and usually the first complaint from beginers is that the robot does not travel in a … Read more
An old folding robot with rc gear and two servos I made a few years ago. Painfully slow and confusing to operate but would probably have been cool with arduino. … Read more

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Robots can be made out of anything... can't they? Mopsey is a friendly bot' made from craft fur and a few electronics - designed for simple interaction. Very … Read more
Expresses emotions, solves problems, artificial consciousness
Virtual robot girl will have human like skills. Human like skills means simply, she will be able to learn like a human, she will be able to express emotions like a … Read more
RoboServant is my newest project that I have been working on. I first started this project by making Sparky the little robot that would roam around the house. … Read more
  This is my first raspberry pi project ever. So I am already quite happy with the results. About the robot: It's a modified RC toy (about 0.5m tall). Beside … Read more

Building strapping

Im not sure what it's called, CTC can you enlighten me? But it's cheap and easy to work with. I've used it on Retro bot for the extra battery holder http://letsmakerobots.com/node/8004 You should be able to get it from you local building supplies store. Easy to bend, and cut it with tin snips.

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Cuts parts in wood, plastic, aluminium
                        I always wanted to be able to do my own parts. So I tought it what time for me to do my own 3 axis CNC :) I wanted to share in … Read more

BoB Jr.

Starting a BoB project after seeing Deshipu's μBoB.

STL Viewer (beta)

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Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, Braitenberg vehicle
Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to implement different … Read more