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It's been long since i've worked on a big project. Now i plan to make a 3D printer. As always, i'll stay true to my principles, it should be a low cost out of junk … Read more
start a ProgramAB chat bot service in MRL
kwatters made this nice tutorial of the ProgramAB service in MRL. Read more
Remotely controlled over WiFi, Raspberry Pi on board, can stream real-time video from onboard camera
Recently we have made the very first test drive of our new robotics ground vehicle. It could be controled with Arduino or Raspberry Pi either remotely or driving … Read more
A line-follower avoiding obstacles and crossing line interruptions, with PIC16F1847, L298N driver, Sharp GP2 IR distance sensor, three QRD1114 reflective sensors and a home-made power charger for Li-ion accumulators
Cytron Technologies manufacturer gives away a robot and parts for reviews
Update 25/June/2015 We have already two products from this manufacturer already reviewed: The Edubot2 robot kit The rero robot kit first review and second … Read more
24-06-15.  Last update for a while, sorry I really don't want to hog the board!!! But I was super excited tonight to perfect my PWM allowing me to make much … Read more
App controlled, android
Second robot! Here's my try to make a low cost, portable, educational, robot:) Dagu Mini driver+HC05 + other sensors. Read more
Moves around via commands from PC, Humanoid is animated, it can move its head & arms. Can display messages on its 4 x 20 LCD.
Using a
ZappBot 3 - Tracked Humanoid Torso Robot. The robot is 11" Wide, 12" Deep and 21" Tall. It is controlled by a Propeller Chip P8X32A-D40 and a Digi XBee 1 mW Radio … Read more
Line Follower
The Lets Make Robotics web site has an option for members to volunteer to review products. I was fortunate enough to be selected to evaluate the Cytron EduBot2 … Read more
Detects objects based upon reference images provided.
I am working on a new approach to room navigation for a robot and possibly the seeing impaired. After taking reference images and giving them names as you will see … Read more
Inmoov Robot Head - using a Parallax Propeller or Arduino via MyRobotLab Software
Introducing "James" or J° for short Update 20150621 :- replacing Servos with Nema17 steppers Part one :- Replacing Servos with Stepper Motors Large Servos can … Read more
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
First meeting of hackers and app developers to create new apps for citizens
Which is the space of citizens in our IT society? Can we empower standard people with technology? We think all this technology world belongs to IT corporations and … Read more
Morning LED project here.. We love mood lights around here, someone was building this (see original design on main project picture) So i put it all up … Read more
I've been interested in robotics for a while and have always found it difficult to program them. The mechanics of writing the code, setting up interfaces etc was … Read more

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Hello All, it's been awhile since i've posted and with good reason. I have been busy with the launch of the XLR-ONE V2 robot and it has been a success. The robot … Read more
Hexapod navigating using CV and lasers
UPDATE Aug 3, 2015: I finally uploaded a video showing some basic laser navigation test. Objects lower than the laser and mirrors obviously can't be recognized. … Read more
The insect bot is simple to make, and uses a vibration motor as its head, which is powered by a capacitor as its abdomen, which I salvaged from an old toy plane, … Read more
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 3 August 2015: makeblock has decided the five lucky members who will review the robots. Here is the list:   Dickel craighissett Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more