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Wall follow and obstacle avoidance using Sharp IR sensors
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  Hello  First of all, I want to congratulate you for a nice place you made here . I'm glad to find a such passionate and innovative group here.   I'll show you … Read more
ok guys,this is my first try to make a hexapod bot.I design the body myself,by the stuffs around me.the control method was refer to a classic beam … Read more

Real-time enough? About PWMs and shaky servos

We are currently working on the next incarnation of our software and hardware platform for vehicles controlled over the Internet. Among others, we decide to investigate the way to control our robot without micro-controllers. In fact, BeagleBoard has a lot of GPIOs available. In addition, three hardware PWM generators and I2C bus should be enough at least to control the tank with camera, compass, GPS, and sonar.

Finds things to play a beat on.
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This is my robot B.E.A.T.S. It is a YDM clone. B.E.A.T.S. stands for, Bot Entertaining Autonomously Through Sound. It took me about a month (off and on) to build … Read more
 As I make more electronic gizmos, I try to grow in efficiency. This includes my actions of trying to move to more SMD (surface mount device) parts in my circuit … Read more

WiiCamera Break Out Fail (Not my fault)

It seems that God is not without a sense of humor...

So, I had a bit of a run there for a while of producing boards which later became coasters. Bound and determined to not let that happen again, I set out to design my WiiCamera break out boards. I carefully layed out the circuit, breadboarded each and every part, and then designed a neat, simple PCB around the breadboard circuit.

Okay this is just a concept at this point, but If it generates enough interest i'll begin finishing the design. I want to take the Sanguino, Arduinos Middle child … Read more
The other day was talking to a friend who is animageek. She was asking: "Why don't you build a Tachikoma? It looks like doable!". Man! That's way far than what I … Read more

Robot Party - Motion & Distance Sensing Part 1

At last night's Robot Party the theme was motion & distance sensing! We had a great turnout with some really fantastic knowledge shared about ultrasonic and IR sensors. You can see all the video clips in this playlist, also see some screenshots in this flickr set.

Jinnarin's third robot (YDM clone). (Updated: 9-1-11)

Hi all. I have been away for some time (health reasons), but I am finally back and starting on my third robot. You can see my first robot here and here, I never made a page for my second robot, as it was just a remake of the start here robot (maybe it will make a special appearance).

I telecommute between Austin and Dallas and have wanted a telepresence robot for a couple of years. I finally got the courage to build one (not being much of a … Read more
Takes the mouse pointer to the position where we point depending on the distance given by the two SRF05
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Hello everybody !!! :) The main aim of this project is to convert a normal computer monitor into a touch screen monitor.. For this I use 2 SRF005 ultrasonic range … Read more
My first full project. This is a suprisingly capable little robot built on top of a R/C crawler chassis I found at a local thrift store. It can handle hills and … Read more
My first robot project! This is my girlfriend's old stereo, I thought it would be more fun to be able to drive it around rather than never be using … Read more

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I'm working on improving the stride length of the original BoB logic (four servo walk). I decided to add two hip servos and I hope I can get away without adding … Read more
I am currently developing an new robot - Neurono. The robot will be controlled by a custom build neural computer. The computer consists beside of some sensor/actor … Read more
Simply using a hand from an opensource robot called Inmoov and controlling it through the use of a glove and XBees. The full size robot of the hand can be found at InMoov.fr
4 years after making my balancing bliepbot, i planned to make a Johnny-five-like robot. I still had some parts from bliepbot: nimh batteries, parallax motor-wheel … Read more
Navigates via 3 IR Switches, Plays "hide and go seek", makes semi-intelligent course corrections, gives audio and visual feedback via buzzer and lcd display, remote controlable
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I built this robot as an all-around robot to jump start my way into Arduino. I self taught myself everything about this robot from code to hardware and have taken … Read more

Arduino + ESP8266 Wifi Self balancing robot

Hi, I just found (and bought) a cool robot that uses the Arduino Leonardo+ ESP8266 Wifi module to communicate with a smartphone/tablet/Ipad: