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I have now finished my wiimote project.This remote is now a USB-ready remote to be plugged into and talk to Processing or any other software running on my lappy. In … Read more
Hello from Russia. On images i sent, you see only a prototype of chasis of my robot. Then i was a child, me and my father go to see a film "Short … Read more
Update: Not much yet, but I must take my own medecine and share my work :) I have rebuild the thing completely, am finishing it when I get a litle time here and … Read more
Introducing Penny. She's beginning her existence as a Start Here style robot. However, she's based on an Arduino Mega. Video 1: Early testing of the servo and Sharp … Read more
Hi, BlueFarAway is my first attempt of building a robot. It´s like a playground where I can experiment. I got an Arduino for another purpose and wondered how far … Read more
Skydiver can move on the ground or be lifted on a weather balloon. During its whole mission the robot measures the background  resp. cosmic radiation and capture … Read more
So after lots of hard-work, frustation, time, spending money on wrong parts; I built a robot. Its a Photovore based on NPN transistors. when its LDRs are pointed … Read more
  Hello everyone! This is my first LMR construction, it is also my first "pro" linefollower and it was prepared for SumoChallenge2009 in Poland. My girlfriend … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, Navigate Around Obstacles, Remote Controlled via Internet
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I have just finished the modification of the bot, I added a laser for use with cmucam. I finally managed to operate the joystick with my small robot ....! ...   Read more
For now its almost done! My selfbulid CNC-Mill is ready to use. It all started during my x-mas holidays when I found Tinheads Valkyrie here on LMR. I had the idea … Read more
Price: $5.3 USD
Polycon 60C is the equivalent to polymorph available in South Africa only. For all other areas I Recomend Polymorph from Dagu. R40.00 per 100 Grams Larger amounts … Read more
LineIronBot is my latest robot. I have hacked my dead iron and now it is functioning line follower robot! :D I was thinking of building a line follower for a few … Read more
I was just asked "How do you wind up doing so many demos and shows?" This i how :)
I just repeated the same 1/2 hour show 8 times today, and gave a couple of interviews. I cannot remember what I said to whom any longer. I have done this, because I … Read more
Marine Aquarium Controlled by MRS1
I like robots but I also like fish. I used to keep a large sea aquarium and due to moving arround and work I had to get rid of it. Bummer. But now I convinced my … Read more

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Overlord review part 2: Print the World From the unboxing the overlord has printed some stunning pieces but their where those niggling issues in the firmware " … Read more
Update 5th july 2015: Added another video, arm is moving. I've written a function that takes 3 values as input, these values are the angles of the motors. So I can … Read more
Currently I'm working in Intel's Jimmy 21st Century Robot 3D Printed Shell, since I do not have the correct dimensions, the files are parametric and were created in … Read more
A robot made for the Ketchup House contest for the Robotic Day 2015 in Prague with a home-made robotic control board with a “dual-core processor”.

Web Control of Robot (RPi / Arduino) - Software Recomendations

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I am enhancing my Arduino Nano based autonomous collision avoidance robot by adding a Raspberry Pi to stream video to a web page and provide manual control of the robot via buttons on the web page with the video stream.

So far I have installed Apache2 weberver and created a web page using Bootstrap with a button on it, I have successfuly connected the Arduino to the Pi via I2C and using a CGI Python script I can press a button on the web page to turn on an LED. 

Help to create great videos for your robots and stuff
Videos are great to show your projects but, how can we get as many views as possible? Usually preparing good videos takes loads of time and work. With this simple … Read more
In a previous post I had introduced EVO-The Evolving Robot. Here is yet another Evolution to EVO as he has lost his legs and has gone wheeled. I am using two MG-995 … Read more