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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
Machines plastic, wood and aluminium
For the last few years I have been working on an Arduino compatible 5-axis CNC controller. The project stalled a few times but now it is almost complete. The … Read more
Controlls RGB and UV LED Strips, giving them the ability to react to music in mesmerizing patterns
Freqy Lights were originally inspired by my previous projects, the UV Ceiling Visualizer and the Wireless Sound Reactive Lights. A little over a year after … Read more
This is based on an Instructable I found. It drives forward and steers around obstacles. The Minion's eyes are Parallax PING sensors. They started as plain … Read more
i3 Prusa printer enclosure for better prints and less noise
I'm only printing PLA, but I noticed that when I run fans or there is a lot of home activity, the print jobs had some anomolies, so I put some temporary walls … Read more
Hi all, this is my latest project of an autonomous lamp, it is controlled by an Odroid computing the complex stuff like face recognition and the trajectory … Read more
4 axis robot arm with a small gripper and teach function. (In fact: it is a 3 axis robot) This robot can follow. This robot can learn. And this robot can repeat … Read more
Hi!! I made  telepresence robot. Device was mounted on the robot:LIVA(small windows PC),Arduino Development language:Processing I have made three … Read more
Template matching (compare realtime video with a frame in memory) or Tresholding (highlight pixels that match a certain criterium)
Hi all, Over the past months I've been coding hard in VHDL language to develop my own Vision system! Video here https://youtu.be/5gtSyW1ybTQ Read more
Update 16th august 2015: I've cleaned up the design and made some small changes. Reprinted a couple of parts. I have uploaded all the Freecad and stl files to my … Read more
App that gives Sphero a personality and lets you control Sphero with speech recognition.
I've been playing with the Sphero robot ball for the past month, and completely fell in love with it. Because it's so durable, I've throw Sphero into my backpack … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
UPDATE 15/08/2015: My blog about Lobsang for PiWars has moved to my blog area on LMR. This will be for the other side of Lobsang- my personal robot, not the PiWars … Read more
A personal life companion and multi talented remote controlled/autonomous robot with end-user training  capability and Interacting technology And can learn tasks. … Read more
Hacked hexapod toy that can move autonomously with a phone as its brain
2015-08-15 Yes, I'm returning to this project after 6 months. Now when people say I always abandon projects, I can point to this one instance and go, "Excuse me... … Read more

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Walking forwards, powered by Sphero 2.0
03.09 It's alive and walking! Finally after a long build the Sphero Strandbeest has taken its first steps. It consists of 102 parts all 3d printed and about 20-30 … Read more
Controls various Arduino robot projects you may have
This guide will show you a way to make your own arduino friendly robot controller. you can control any arduino robot wirelessly with this controller.  Parts List: Read more
This is my first generation Tele-operation robot built during 2014. Now I have already had my second generation robot with pure Linux OS. But the first one is still … Read more
I just have to do things different.... Inspired by fhareide's work on the Sphero Strandbeest, I have started my version, of course, different.   For starters, I … Read more
Hello Friends, I am very happy to join in LMR. Hope to know you. This is my second generation Tele-operation robot built during 2015. This robot is based on the … Read more
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.   2015-08-30: Read more

Robot arm design, my ideas and progress so far.

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Building an arm for your robot can be the hardest part of robot design. There can be many different designs besides a humanoid design. For example you might have a CNC style XYZ axis or even a tentacle design where multiple joints are surrounded by cables. For BoozeBot I've decided to go for a humanoid design because I would like him to be able to pick things up like a person would. Reguardless of your design the first problem you are likely to face is strength vs weight.

      Hello again fellow geeks and geekets!       I got impatient with my little legs project.They're great, but they are tiny. I'm keen to build larger … Read more