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Robotic hand designed for heavy duty - could be used as robotic and prosthetic hand
I built this hand because I was convinced that we could do even better than the 3D-printed ones. They are really good looking but they usually don´t have the … Read more
Non-MCU walking robot hacked from Tin Can Robot toy, avoiding obstacles using homemade IR range sensors.
This is my very first robot, which I made when I was nine. Read more
Will hopefully drive autonomously powered by an IC engine
Using a
This is my project blog about creating a serial hybrid driven (RC glow engine -> BLDC generator -> LiPo battery -> 6 DC motors) 6WD autonomous vehicle.  Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, Uses Android and Arduino
Using a
    The main idea of the project is to create a robot that has an Aruino as Backbone, an Android device as Brain, and a second Android device as Remote control. Read more
Is a minimal and optimized version of Raspbian
Minimal and optimized version of Raspbian Think this is a perfect version to start building something from ... you decide what you want to install. I have used … Read more
Alarm/Surveillance functionality. Connect different sensors to monitor your house or other things.
The Steelsquid Kiss OS Alarm/Surveillance functionality.  Connect different sensors to monitor your house or other things. Read more
carries argentic photos to a scanner
Using a
  a ventouse made by a Nerf ammo carry the photo.  Read more

Mini review of the Actobotics runt rover Sprout robot chassis

Over the past week I have had the chance to play with the Actobotics runt rover Sprout. I posted an unboxing of this bot last week.

This is a review of the new Official Arduino Robot. There is no doubt this robot is priced too high for what you get, yet it does have some interesting features and … Read more
OrionBot here with a review of the mBot! The first video here includes and introduction, the unpacking of all the components and the assembly the mBot. Here are … Read more
Draws pictures on the floor
Introduction Makeblock is hosting a new Kickstarter project, the mDrawBot kit. I got the chance to test a pre production robot kit. Read more
Review for Makeblock mBot: an educational STEM robot for beginners
     First of all, thanks to Makeblock, Let's Make Robots! and Franciscodr for the opportunity to review this kit.      This post is primarily a review, but … Read more
Plot Pictures on a whiteboard
This is a review of the Makeblock XY-Plotter v2.0.. I have got the chance to test the new plotter. Many thanks to Makeblock for the plotter kit and the support … Read more
A review of the mBot robot kit by Makeblock, including unboxing/first impressions. Further parts will review assembly, programming and use.
Unboxing Video: https://youtu.be/4EzYYkSubco   Thanks again to Franciscodr for giving me the opportunity to review another great product - This time, the mBot … Read more
Hi! This is my first review on a robot sent from a manufacturer, as my main experience is creating my robots from zero. I see this chance as an opportunity to … Read more

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I'm working on improving the stride length of the original BoB logic (four servo walk). I decided to add two hip servos and I hope I can get away without adding … Read more
I am currently developing an new robot - Neurono. The robot will be controlled by a custom build neural computer. The computer consists beside of some sensor/actor … Read more
Simply using a hand from an opensource robot called Inmoov and controlling it through the use of a glove and XBees. The full size robot of the hand can be found at InMoov.fr
4 years after making my balancing bliepbot, i planned to make a Johnny-five-like robot. I still had some parts from bliepbot: nimh batteries, parallax motor-wheel … Read more
Navigates via 3 IR Switches, Plays "hide and go seek", makes semi-intelligent course corrections, gives audio and visual feedback via buzzer and lcd display, remote controlable
Using a
I built this robot as an all-around robot to jump start my way into Arduino. I self taught myself everything about this robot from code to hardware and have taken … Read more

Arduino + ESP8266 Wifi Self balancing robot

Hi, I just found (and bought) a cool robot that uses the Arduino Leonardo+ ESP8266 Wifi module to communicate with a smartphone/tablet/Ipad: