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Compact Rover for Remote Soil Assessment
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This is Cerberus, a robot I made with my team as an engineering design project. It is designed to operate in a simulated Mars terrain. It's purpose is to pick up … Read more
Seek light & avoid obstacles
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Update, 21/01/2014 I found that the ultrasonic sensor struggles with "box" obstacles towards its front flanks, probably due to reflection. Therefore to stop it … Read more
drive, torment neighborhood dogs
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This is not a cat toy. My first personal robot after being involved in the FIRST Robotics Competition since 2006, an outdoor robot named Hormes, after the Greek … Read more
just another light seeking robot  41mm wheel base  iphone for size comparison 14cm x 8cm x 7cm   parts list Read more
Hopefully Walk/Roll, Hybrid Tire?
Just posting what I have done thus far. When I posted Decascrap a while back, I stated that I had a different idea to begin with. Well, here is the start of it! My … Read more
My first project on LMR :-) A simple obstacle avoiding robot I built this weekend using a standard "beetle bug" design. It contains no microcontroller, only two … Read more
Project demonstrates various statically balanced gaits of a quadpod.
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YAQ - Yet Another Quadrupedal - is a four legged walking robot. This project demonstrates utilization of various crawling gaits to achieve synchronized movement of … Read more
Well, as some of you may know, I've finally made a 3D printer! It was a long process, mainly due to costs, full of 'oooh' moments and 'why didn't I just buy a … Read more
A long time ago (15 years to be precise) as an undergraduate I messed around in a robotics lab and even participated in a robotics competition in France. Te revive … Read more
Autonomous waypoint navigation
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1/19/14 - Outdoor testing to follow a hexagonal path. Direction is determined by HMC5883L. 1/18/14 - Arduino Uno is replaced with a Mega.   1/6/14 - Digital … Read more
This is yet another of my data loggers for my brother. He needed a low power data logger that would fit inside a 50mm acrylic pipe. So this is what I came up … Read more
I am new to building robots and I decided to attempt a project that would be challenging, ultimately I decided this chellenge would best come from a robotic arm. … Read more
Combines an ATtiny 85 and HM-10 (BLE)
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UPDATE: Added BOM corrections. (Sorry for floating.) Ok. Here's a finished board I've been working on for a bit. In essence, it is a BLE node board.  It combines … Read more

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Navigation, fetch objects, recognise people
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This is Robbie the Robot The project is a couple of years in the making he is a 2 wheel differential drive robot with a Inmoov upper body the servos in the arm … Read more

555 Solar-Wind Controller -- For Ossipee

Ok.  I'm building a parts list for an SMD version of this guys 555 Charge Controller.  So far I've replaced,

As seen in my blog post about Sticky, first attempt to build a quadrupod ended with a jump from the desk. Hopefully, I learned a lot and I was ready to launch the … Read more

Emotions and Motivations as behaviour architecture

Hi all, a few days ago, I started designing the behaviour-based architecture for my robot Hurby. I thought to design it as a Subsumption architecture (see my previous blogs) in which different behaviours compete to be selected as dominant, and hence move Hurby accordingly.

voice recognition, face recognition, live HD streaming from the PiBot Camera, control via smartphone & tablet ,line following, line making, measuring distance, and GPS.
I've been working on a build-it-yourself Raspberry Pi Robot called the PiBot that has all sorts of cool features on it, such as voice recognition, face … Read more
Gets your robot up and running through a Python App
UPDATE: 7/5/2014 : Lighting up specific colours in an RGB LED via a Python GUI (added) UPDATE: 7/4/2014 : Short info on PyGame vs msvcrt library added. Hello … Read more
LM4755 amp it is a fun project i always like to build audio projects, i repair amplifiers.   chips: power amp chip(LM4755) preamp chip(LM4562) EQ 3 band(LM4562) … Read more
Sits on your desk and looks cool.
I made this a while ago and I thought I might as well post a page for it. I printed this on a Printrbot Simple 2014. V1 printed successfully for me, but I … Read more