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Sentiment analysis and expression
Sentiment analysis is a technique used to infer or interpret some emotional context in communication - in this case, usually text. It is a growing field for … Read more

miniq or start here?

hello everyone ive recently made some robots that i couldnt quite complete because of lack of experience so ive decided to take some good advice and look for a nice easy robot kit to teach me programming and other robotic skills and so i am stuck on 2 kits. i cant decide which to use.

Wall follow and obstacle avoidance using Sharp IR sensors
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  Hello  First of all, I want to congratulate you for a nice place you made here . I'm glad to find a such passionate and innovative group here.   I'll show you … Read more
ok guys,this is my first try to make a hexapod bot.I design the body myself,by the stuffs around me.the control method was refer to a classic beam … Read more

Real-time enough? About PWMs and shaky servos

We are currently working on the next incarnation of our software and hardware platform for vehicles controlled over the Internet. Among others, we decide to investigate the way to control our robot without micro-controllers. In fact, BeagleBoard has a lot of GPIOs available. In addition, three hardware PWM generators and I2C bus should be enough at least to control the tank with camera, compass, GPS, and sonar.

Finds things to play a beat on.
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This is my robot B.E.A.T.S. It is a YDM clone. B.E.A.T.S. stands for, Bot Entertaining Autonomously Through Sound. It took me about a month (off and on) to build … Read more
 As I make more electronic gizmos, I try to grow in efficiency. This includes my actions of trying to move to more SMD (surface mount device) parts in my circuit … Read more

WiiCamera Break Out Fail (Not my fault)

It seems that God is not without a sense of humor...

So, I had a bit of a run there for a while of producing boards which later became coasters. Bound and determined to not let that happen again, I set out to design my WiiCamera break out boards. I carefully layed out the circuit, breadboarded each and every part, and then designed a neat, simple PCB around the breadboard circuit.

Okay this is just a concept at this point, but If it generates enough interest i'll begin finishing the design. I want to take the Sanguino, Arduinos Middle child … Read more
The other day was talking to a friend who is animageek. She was asking: "Why don't you build a Tachikoma? It looks like doable!". Man! That's way far than what I … Read more

Robot Party - Motion & Distance Sensing Part 1

At last night's Robot Party the theme was motion & distance sensing! We had a great turnout with some really fantastic knowledge shared about ultrasonic and IR sensors. You can see all the video clips in this playlist, also see some screenshots in this flickr set.

Jinnarin's third robot (YDM clone). (Updated: 9-1-11)

Hi all. I have been away for some time (health reasons), but I am finally back and starting on my third robot. You can see my first robot here and here, I never made a page for my second robot, as it was just a remake of the start here robot (maybe it will make a special appearance).

I telecommute between Austin and Dallas and have wanted a telepresence robot for a couple of years. I finally got the courage to build one (not being much of a … Read more
Takes the mouse pointer to the position where we point depending on the distance given by the two SRF05
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Hello everybody !!! :) The main aim of this project is to convert a normal computer monitor into a touch screen monitor.. For this I use 2 SRF005 ultrasonic range … Read more

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Biped Howto: Moving servos

+++ UPDATE (12-march-2014): Rename title as "Biped Howto".

Hi, I will try to explain, in a very simplistic manner, the way in which servo motors can be controlled.

Servo motors are controlled by a PWM signal, in which the active part of the signal (known as duty cycle) define the amount of degrees the servo will rotate.

explore the world via camera, Programmable, Through narrow places easily, battle with other robots
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Since this Project was transferred from the project: Xpider--the smallest smart robot spider (Stop Updating)    I will describe the project infomation simplely. Read more
A winning robot of the Czech round of the RoboRAVE 2016 Junior competition – Ball transport with automatic loading
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Béda 5 is a robot, with which our team HaHaHa Robotics ( Read more
This is my first robot attempt using Arduino uno it is almost finished and I have a code but there might be something wrong with the wiring if anyone has any … Read more
Talking,walking forward &left & right & backward,self navigating,playing,tail shaking, getting angry for caress ,eye acts.
  Firstly ,my special thanks for who chopstick juniours maker lumi and facial led matrix maker dickel. Robot chassis uniformity and cute image of chopsticks cause … Read more
Build an occupancy grid map from sensor data
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Would like to share some details on a 2D Robot mapping software I am currently working on. I have including a video of a robot using a map generated by this … Read more

new cover for arm and new claw

new claw and new cover for 3rd arm

video of it working https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7jjW0tXF90

Otto walks, dances, makes sounds and avoids obstacles, is completely open source, Arduino compatible, 3D printable.
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Otto is completely open source, Arduino compatible and 3D printable. Otto was inspired by another LMR robot "BoB the BiPed" and programmed using code from another … Read more