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A simple Linux-based robot platform to learn about AI and ML
Updates Feb 15th '14 Read more
Slightly modified "Start Here" bot. Non-cosmetic differences include laser pointer attached near sensor, and a 2 DOF neck which gives it a rudimentary edge … Read more
Navigate around cleaning the floor
  Meet Molly... She is a automatic wet swiffer.. She works in conjunction with my commercial roomba that I love..   I wanted a simple robot that would pick up … Read more
Hexapod Hexer was originally conceived as a simple and cheap robot(price $ 100) that does not require additional modules and blocks. The whole brain was collected … Read more
hello  my project is small quadcopter using 8 small coreless motors  without ESC  motors … Read more
Usually I am a peaceful person, but sometimes you have to defend your desktop. So I made the nano turret. Powered by a arduino nano (clone). It uses 2 mini … Read more
A mix of toy gun / universal remote
^^ arduino source code   This is an other modified Toy. I added an arduino to an old lasertag gun. First I removed some parts to make the gun a little less … Read more
This is my snow plow bot. It is currently RC but I want to convert it to wireless for internet control.Weighs about 200 pounds. Some Specs: Read more
This is a copy of the "spidy" robot that was published on LMR last Noverber by myblack60impala. Components:   Sparkfun ProMini   2 DFRobot Spiders   … Read more
Sits on the table, waiting for sunshine and once charged the cpas discharge and spin the motor for an annoying vibrating sound.
There is really not much to write about. I saw the nice freeform Annoy-o-tron 2000 and got infected. Grabbed one 555 timer as I saw a nice solar engine circuit … Read more
Aum is a robot testing platform where we are developing different basic robot modules to be used in future projects that we already planning. It tries to be … Read more
  my bluetooth car, use AT89S52 + H-bridge + HC-05, remoted controlled by APP which was written myself on my xiaomi phone achieved a dream when I was a child. here … Read more
Update - 10.02.2015 - Nothing more to add  Marking this thing as done as I'm definetely not going to continue work on this.  Everything related to this one is … Read more
App controlled, android
Second robot! Here's my try to make a low cost, portable, educational, robot:) Dagu Mini driver+HC05 + other sensors. Read more
Navigates using ultrasound. Twitches a bit now and then.Whistles bits of songs when he`s happy.
  This one took a while but I'm happy. I started by assembling a kit I bought for the Pickaxe stack. It was rather satisfying to put it all together. 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