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Autonomous roving via IR sensor, manual joystick control via Wifi
Using a
My first attempt at using an Arduino WiShield for wifi connectivity. This robot can move with a USB joystick connected to a PC as well as autonomous roving using … Read more
joystick control, autonomous mode, video transmitting
Using a
The idea behind this project was to incorporate a complete x86 computer into a mobile robot. With netbooks becoming more powerful every year, they maintain low … Read more
The goal is to design, build and program a robot which is nearly as sophisticated as ASIMO ($1,000,000) or WilloGarage's PR2 ($400,000) from off the shelf … Read more
Navigate (semi) autonomously
Using a
The build is covered on the blog I started for this bot (linked in additional info) if anybody is interested. It is far too long and I don't want to copy and paste … Read more
Is controlled with my iPhone
Using a
Hello LMR, First of all, this little guy is made just for testing purposes and to prove that my concept works. There are no revolutionary solutions in this little … Read more
I've noticed alot of posts lately have been about faulty power supplies, mainly because they are utilizing a 9V battery in their circuit. 9V batteries are intended … Read more
I had been learning basic electronics and the use of Arduino in college this year to create musical instruments and interfaces. Now that summer is here and I have … Read more
The robot is based on compound-eye sensor: an infrared sensor that, with a minimum of programming, knows if the object moving ahead, is going up, down, right or left.
Using a
When I saw the "Mr. General" robot by oddbot (link), I loved it. I thought it is "expressive", a skill difficult to find in a robot built at home. So I built my … Read more

What's ignoblegnome building?

Any guesses what I am building? Sound like a fun game to play?

I am anxious to hear your guesses.

Update: An easier way. 

TheAndroidMan posted a tip/walkthrough on adding pnuematics to a robot. That will make this project much easier.

Update: The answer!

Preface:  No, this is not a robot.  But either I document this project here or on my turf & soil blog.  This seems like a better choice.  And yes, I use a … Read more
Navigates on water via ultrasound
Using a
Update 23 Aug 2011: This new version has bigger bottles, only one motor and propeller which operates out of the water and has a servo that controls the double … Read more

Some stuff arrived .

Hello all ,4 days ago some new stuff arrived , Including wifly module ,gps module ,e.t.c

You can see a couple of  photos below .

(update 14/07/2011) : Electrode and plastics for the makerbot ToM arrived .

(update 19/07/2011) : Bnc shield arrived .

"Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" online course

Stanford univesity is going to make their "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" course online. I think this could be very interesting for many people building robots. The following is the cite copied from the original announcement here http://www.ai-class.com/:

Hi guys! I am working on the Symet project from "Junkbots, Bugbots, and Bots on Wheels". He's my first attempt at BEAM robotics, and the first robot I've actually … Read more
Yeah I know what you are thinking, "V3? What is this a CNC machine?" Well no, I really want to get this idea working. I had 2 other versions before this one, but … Read more

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This is a simple Arduino based obstacle avoiding robot. Has two continuous rotation servos to drive, a Sharp IR distance sensors, an Arduino Nano. The frame is made … Read more
  ReconPiBot is an rover project that features sensors to scan the environment and wireless equipment to transmit data to the operator. With camera and sensors … Read more


New Rover11. Multiple sensors, 6 engines, rudders 6, 2 Arduino Mega, 2 video cameras Multiplexed Video 5.8GHz, 868MHz Data and we will expand ... With GPS, 3-axis compass, and much more. ..

All built reciclage Economic and materials ...

Project Moving forward step by step ... (Slowly).

Video... https://youtu.be/rEBjmGKCCwE

Alliance of Droids - Companion Robot - Help needed!

Hello everyone. Just so everyone knows, I am an absolute beginner when it comes to electronics and that sort of stuff. I built my own R2-D2, but it wasn't motorized.

I want to build a companion robot for the Alliance of Droids - my charity. I was planning to use some Arduino's for the project, as well as a controller system.

I want to know the estimated cost, the parts I would need, and some more information.

If anyone would be interested in helping me, please visit my website @ www.allianceofdroids.com.

Thansk for your help.


Telescope, Takes Photos, Records (Security Camera)
Sp-D2 was built in January 2016. He was not motorized, but I have plans to motorize him soon. He was built by the Alliance of Droids and will be the template for … Read more
Hello There! I had previously worked on JARVIS which could process simple commands by identifying keywords but then I thought why not use some basic machine … Read more
Autonomo por ultrasonidos... y luz azul nocturna.
Rover1 (adaptación del primero)... con arduino nano micro. Se trata de un rover con orugas y dos servos de rotación continua. Dos sensores de ultrasonido y una … Read more
I controlled my balance robot using a a two fuzzy logic controller 1-one for (IMU feedback) using as input the angle and change in angle , the output is a PWM1 . … Read more