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This project was initially inspired by Boston Dynamics Wildcat. I remember seeing it for the first time, initially laughing at its rigid start up routine, but … Read more
A Wifi-enabled, Python based microcontroller.
The WiPy homepage So this has been a long time coming! :-) As this is my first review any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Quite a while ago I was lucky … Read more
A kit to build a hexapod that with various automated behaviours and can be remote controlled
Once again I was lucky enough to be selected on LMR to review the Hexbug spider Robotics kit. I was over the moon; I have always wanted to build a hexapod but have … Read more
Learns by listening and the web. Talks, answers questions from her own memory or Wolfram, tells jokes, expresses opinions, quotes wiki or people, tracks heat or colors. Has reflex behaviors. Uses various web services. Has her own motivations that drive autonomy.
Using a
1/8/16 Update - The following is new since the last time I posted:  I finally made some new videos that can be found on my youtube channel...  Read more
All build instructions, parts lists, 3D files, and code can be accessed here:   www.WireBeings.com Read more

AVA

Makes Conversation, Answers Questions, Explores
This is Ava.  Ava is a friendly internet connected home companion robot that mostly likes to talk and learn new things.  I plan on getting her to control … Read more
Implements speech recognition and synthesis using an Arduino DUE
In my previous post, I showed how to control a few LEDs using an Arduino board and BitVoicer Server. In this post, I am going to make things a little more … Read more
This is your chance to review the Lynxmotion SSC-32U USB Servo Controller. The SSC-32U is the latest version of the very popular SSC-32 servo controller board. It has a USB port, an Xbee socket, improved power circuit, and a many other improvements.
Update January 6th 2016: Read more
This is your chance to review the WheeMe Massage Robot (Blue). The WheeMe is a palm-size robot that gently massages and caresses as it moves slowly across your body.
Update January 6th 2016: Read more

where to get spear parts for junk parts robots

it would be cool to be able to just take apart a calculater, an old printer or tv and have enough knoledge to turn its parts into a funtional robot. But maybe you can!! And im  about to show you how, all you need are:

some intermediate electrical engeneering knoledge, curcuits etc. 

* a multimeter (an advanced electricity meter for curcuits)

* old tv,printer,electrical toy like spy gear etc.

will hrlp me on missions and having fun equiped with voicecontrol
this is the secondpart to my work in progress robot with awesomeutilitys like robotic arm,saw,usb,etc i have added the arduino mega that is the big main brain last … Read more
this robot going to have all kinds of gadgets and doors that can open on cammand. they will have stuff like: robotic arm, shocker,usb,port,dart shooter,lights, saw, … 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
Navigate around via bluetooth (later: via ultrasound, light, sound), display LED patterns, play sounds, rotate head and open arms
Using a
Seven months ago, I decided to get into Arduino programming and to build a robot. On YouTube, I found many videos of obstacle avoiding robots built from a … Read more
A small autonomous obstacle-avoidance robot based on fritsl's original project. This is my first robot, but it really opened the doors for me in the world of … Read more

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Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached

Droid functions similar to a Spring Flamingo design for the legs, upper body balances like a "hoverboard" at the hips. Remote control is done with a vr headset, and … Read more
Hello. This is my Johnny Five robot from the movie Short Circuit 1&2 it came as a very plain and simple kit. I have done many modifications to it and I'm happy … Read more
Talk with Arduino via Speech / Voice Recognition Module
How to: Arduino Voice / Speech Recognition  with Geeetech Module [Tutorial].  This video will show you how to talk with your Arduino with the (cheap) Geeetech … Read more

Botboarduino drivers

Ok guys it's been a while since I've been on I'm glad everything is picking back up.

I recently had to wipe my computer after getting a virus. Which means I lost all my drivers and code and etc. I managed to get arduino up and running but my botboarduino needs drivers to work. I'm kinda freaked out about catching another virus and I can't seem to find the correct drivers for ft232 uart. I tried one place but it keeps asking me for a password to open it. And when I point the device manager it refuses to see the zip file.

My artificial neuron approach

February 12, 2015

A single artificial neuron can represent some simple Boolean functions like OR, AND or NAND and some like XOR not, because a single artificial neuron can only learn linearly separable mappings.

Example. Perceptron for the AND function:

walks on two legs using four servos
this is the next evolutionary step from my trashbot version 1. i decided that i want to build more robots made from recycled mechanical parts instead of shaping … Read more