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Hi guys, Just wanted to make you all aware of a new project that is going to be released on Kickstarter on the 16th May.  Read more
Walk and detect color, objects and Faces, Recognizes Speech.
EVO-Meaning to Evolve as you learn. I started this project as a way to make a adjustable biped figure so I could easily determine the center of gravity and foot … Read more
Obstacle avoidance and colour tracking using sonar, IR sensors and a webcam
This is my latest robot project which I have named BFRMR1. It is a differential drive robot with two castors at the rear. The chassis is made from aluminium sheet … Read more
Updated with second video showing two balls bouncing. Built this ball bouncing bot from one servo, Arduino Uno, scrap wood, fishing pole, and chop sticks. Was … Read more
This weekend David Frank, Ryan Niemocienski, and I made a pancake robot for the 2015 Ohio State University Makeathon. Read more
Dear: LMR Just to let you know I have been developing for the past month a steampunk robot. I have finished the mechanical and moving onto electrical and software. … Read more
Drive around and shoot BB's
17.04 - Partial encoder success It's alive!(kind of). The movement in the video is a bit slow and jumpy as I am filming with one hand and using two joysticks with … Read more
My first robot. I'm planning to make a Mars Rover.
Using a
This i my first try at robotics. I have earlier made some creations with Lego Mindstorms, but just started with electronics and Arduino. So far the robot can be … Read more
A study on PWM outputs at Tiva C Series TM4C123G Launchpad Evaluation Kit (EK-TM4C123GXL)
After some months form 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
Hello all, This is my first robot with programming so I would be glad, if you gave me some tips if you find any issues in the code. My robot is based on an AT-AT … Read more
Made a simple robotic one finger piano plinker using two servos, Arduino Uno, some aluminum flashing and a fishing pole for the sliding rails. You get a gold star … Read more
Recently, I have received a gift mDrawBot kit from  Makeblock. the mDrawBot kit has already&nbs… Read more
There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a … Read more

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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
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
Over the past 3 years I've been working on my Wall-E project with a lot of set backs because of design flaws, choosing the wrong materials, learning as i go and so … Read more
This is a simple Arduino-based object-avoiding robot. It uses two inexpensive ultrasonic distance sensors, an Arduino Uno, four continuous rotation servos to drive, … Read more
Hello fellow geeks and geekets! This is my first LMR! I'm danphobic and I have been making legz, innit. Bought a Velleman K8200 3D printer from maplins after … Read more
Make shapes with a laser...
Morning project - laser beams ! I had the following on my desk: Raspberry Pi 22x cheap micro servos from ebay3d printed pan tilt bracket:  … Read more
Displays a message in the air when waved
Here's my take on the "air writer" POV display. I decided to go minimal, so all you need is: 1x ATTiny85 processor chipCoin cell battery5x leds1x resistorI wanted … Read more