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Detects an obstacle in front, reverses, turns around then walks the other way.
Hi All, This is my first ever working arduino hexapod. Hardware used: Beetle(Arduino Leonardo)mcu from dfrobot.com 3 x 9g servo from hobbyking 300mah lipo from … Read more
A basic comparison between a new low power microcontroller and an known one produced by the same manufacturer (in progress)
Disclaimer: information stated in this article is for educational purpouses and under review. Not design decisions should be made solely with this information. You … 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
The skeleton of lasi.us... I'm still working on the brain. First approach was a board by basic micro but i seems limited in scaling and adding extentions. Now i am … Read more
Detects human face and navigates toward face, stopping at a certain distance away from the face
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OpenCV on the Raspberry Pi detects human faces. I modified the script to move the robot left or right based on the coordinates of the detected face so that the face … Read more
sharing an experiment connecting a robot to Martin's 'shared brain' using a simple Python module
No matter how many hours we spend hacking code in our basements, our robots remain, shall we say, not the brightest lights in the harbor. Read more
Will explore the world autonomously, eventually.
This will be my mech like biped named "Troublesome", current version 0.8. Code name "Mao". Why Mao? Because it's 100% Chinese of course and since I live in the … Read more
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, maze solving, Braitenberg vehicle
NEW: Maze Solver Software Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to … Read more
Learns from Listening and Asking Questions, Tracks Colors and Heat, 6 Web Services, Database of Learned Knowledge
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3/30/15 Update - The following is new since the last time I posted: Read more
A BiPed is born. Here is the biped I have been working on. It uses 8 MG995 servos, the Veyron 24 Channel servo controller, two 3.7v Lipo batteries and a Windows 8 … Read more
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
bowden modification of prusa mendel i2
    Modding the prusa mendel i2 for a bowden  system     Read more
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. 2015-03-28 Read more
I have been developing this 5 axis CNC Controller on and off (mostly off) for the last 3 years. I wanted an "all in one" controller that did not depend on a PC to … Read more

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NodeMCU ESP8266 simple httpd (web server) example

I want to add a simple webserver to my NodeMCU bot, and...

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ESP8266 wifi module issues I have had

The ESP8266 is very powerful little module, but a very picky one as well. In working with original ESP-01 I had very limited success with it and it just acted "flakey". I do understand now what most of the issues were with this module. 

This weekend David Frank, Ryan Niemocienski, and I made a pancake robot for the 2015 Ohio State University Makeathon. Read more
Inmoov Robot Head - using a Parallax Propeller or Arduino via MyRobotLab Software
Introducing "James" or J° for short Press James below for Video .... I have been intrigued for a while with Voice recognition and Voice playback....soooo... Read more
Detects boundaries and avoids obstacles with computer vision only
This robot can navigate a room with OpenCV running on an Nvidia Jetson TK1 board and a single Logitech C920 USB camera.  This is a true vision only solution, no … Read more

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The new droid from Star Wars. Whoever makes one first wins at LMR this year.