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1000USD for 10000 likes

A very easy rule: For every 10000 likes our partner Sugar Shot to Space receives on facebook, I will donate 1000USD for the eXSShot mission to space:http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/lunar/teams/selene/blog/1000usd-for-10000-likes

Back from hiatus

Hello all,

I have returned back from my robot building hiatus.  I've been saving up my money to buy these two things:

Now that I am sufficiently poor, it is back to robots :D.

I have two new ideas and a derivative I am working on.  Ta ta for now

Hi LMR, This is my latest walking robot under construction. It's an improvement over my Lollypod robot in that it uses three servos per leg rather than two. This … Read more

My Computer Found it's BellyButton

Yeah, it doesn't look like much... but I'm excited.  I've been meaning to do this a while, just didn't have the time.  I'll be doing a variety of tests to see how it preforms.  It has several "Match" algorithms to play with (CV_TM_CCOEFF_NORMED, CV_TM_SQDIFF, etc) - and I think there are several normalization routines.

This match algorithm seems fairly fast @ 120 ms - Haar Face Detection takes longer...

This is my first robot that I made with an Arduino. It's made of two pieces of plexiglas. The upper piece stands on 3 threaded rods. The motors are attached with … Read more
I was tinkering with some parts and I said to myself... "thats enough to build a very small bot" and Uno-Bot1 was born! The heart is the Uno (Arduino) and takes … Read more
Plastics bottles robot
Using a
It's to AT89c2051 as the core,it have a Pyroelectric sensor. It can auto-locking and have 2.4GHz full-color cameras to send images, shell & wheels is made of … Read more
Finaly got to start building my first bot. Theres no plan so far what it will do. Just spent about 2-3h tinkering on the base, with a lot improvisation. Power … Read more
Remote control or obstacle avoidance
Using a
The other day I was staring at my trash bin and there's an idea comes up in my mind. Since my wife is not home for while I think I should be able to do something … Read more

My First Bot missing a cable for the Sharp IR sensor

I found what I think is a matching cable on DFrobots under Arduino sensor parts as a Cable for Arduino Analog Sensors. It looks like the right cable. It is 3 pins with a JST type connector. It is the best fit I can find since Solarbotics no longer ships the IR Sharp Cable with the unit. DFrobots sells the same IR sensor with the cable and that cable matches the Arduino Analog Sensor Cable and the Sharp part number as “JST -3 Sharp” for the cable.

Processing Andriod Hello World CtC

It is official, I have Processing (or at least the code that comes outta the Processing) running on my HTC Evo magic phone.

As always, much love to all who assisted in the nightmare that was the software install.

Woo Hoo!

 

This robotic hand can be controlled by a sensor-glove or a graphic program.
Using a
In first, sorry for my english, Im a french teenage boy of 16 years and as many french, am not very good in english.   Read more

greetings from mexico

Hello, Greetings from Mexico, I would like to introduce myself.

arduinoscope over network, multiple arduino boards, multiple instances, BORG!
This tutorial will be going over the Sensor Monitor Service.  The Sensor Monitor allows you to visualize and combine data from sensors.  In addition it … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
I´m from Brazil and this is my first robot. I called it UMAC-1. In my language it means "Unidade Móvel Anti-Colisão". In english, it would be … Read more

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Hi all, This is my first laser cut project. Used 3mm & 6mm MDF board and one 8mm wooden stick. Scotch double sided type was used to bond inbetween the servo and … Read more
  Well, Chris the Carpenter has been hard at work since MakerFaire perfecting a design for a robot kit that can do... anything. Well, almost anything. OK, a lot of … Read more
New version of my home made robot lawn mower.Details available (in french) at http://hmnrobots.blogspot.fr/ Read more
Well I have finally made some time this winter to return to my lawn mower project.. This has plagued me for a few years, trying to figure out the buried wire … Read more
navigate around ultrasound sensor
Using a
basically an update of my previous bot scooter. more updates to come.   some pictures: HEY!! its the new me :-) HELLO! still "no name" though.. beep beeeeep … Read more
Apologies to K120 for his outstanding design that I mangled or to anyone else who may be offended. (Which would be most people...) Read more
Built few light saber before but this is my first multi color Lightsaber. LED string was finished years ago but never really finish this project and I think it's … Read more
Greetings, Programs!     My son is into robotics, and wanted to share his latest creation with the group - meet "Volt".  This is version 2 of his … Read more