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Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
Introduction: MASHR is my attempt to build a start here robot for beginners. It is Arduino based, but didn't use a standard Arduino booard. An Romeo all-in-one … Read more
Draw numbers of the winners of the LMR Donation
Using a
Introdution: This is my competitor for the LMRv4 Donor Appreciation Robot challenge. Using 5 Dynamixel AX-12+ Servos and an Arduino Mega. Programming has been done … Read more

Android Open Accessory DIY DemoKit

At the Google I/O 2011 the new Android Open Accessory Development Kit (ADK) has been published. This allows to connect Accessorys to your Android phone and communicate between the Accessory and the Android via USB. The Accessory has to implement an USB Host, while the Android acts as a USB client.

Search for balloons and tries to pop them
Using a
Desription: This is 'Sir Lancelot' the robot I build friday afternoon on Campus Party. Based on a DFRobot RoMeo board (Arduino compatible with motor driver it is … Read more

IOIO-SHR version 2 sneak preview

Started this weekend with the 2nd version of my IOIO-SHR (Start Here Robot). Because Santa brought me a Rover 5 chassis on christmas, this would become the chassis for it. I got the 2WD version including wheel encoders and the motor controller board.

Here are some shots from the assembly test.

The IOIO is mounted on a carrier board with 3 pin headers for all IOs. Some Jumpers are available to select the supply voltage for the IO headers, 3.3V, 5V from the IOIO or external servo voltage.

Navigates around, avoid or follow obstacles, take fotos autonomously
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Description: This is IOIO-Rover, my actual robot project. I has taken a long time to get it working, due to hardware and software problems. The project started 8 … Read more
Hi LMRtians, this is my actual christmas project. A star build out of Plexi and an Adafruit RGB LED strip. Controlled by an Arduino controller. It will be used as … Read more
Drifting around and avoid collisions via ultrasound
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Drifter is based on a cheap RC toy car I found at Toys'r'us, named 'Fast lane Monster Drift'.  I think it's the same model Frits has been used in an episode … Read more
Howto build a MaKeyMaKey Shield for Arduino
MaKey Makey is a project created by Eric Rosenbaum und Jay Silver. It's an Arduino based keyboard. A very special keyboard, because you can use apples, bananas or … Read more
Spurt is a brainless line following Beambot. It is based on the Spurt-Mobil from the University of Rostock / Tech. University of Berlin. It is a very cheap robot … Read more

MURCS - Sneak Preview

Hi,

this is MURCS - Multi Use Robot Construction System. My first self design chassis using laser cutted parts. Today the parts arrived and I have quickly assembled them for a foto shooting. 

The neon green chassis looks great. 

 

The design was made with SketchUp, my favorite tool for 3D design. This is a early design using a second platform.

This is MURtle my drawing robot. Inspired by Oddbots Doodle Bot competition, I decided to build my own drawing bot. MURtle is a combination of MURCS and Turtle. … Read more

WhiteBOB - preview

This is WhiteBOB, my member of the BOB family. Because I have no access to a 3D-printer this robot is build from polystyrene sheets (3 and 1mm) and a piece of PVC corner strip.

Red BoB has arrived

Hi,

I'm so excited, and FrankenBoB, too. Isotope has sent me 3D printed BoB parts and a cool name badge from Canada. Thank you so much, Vadim. This time I need to pay you the beer at Campus Party.


Maker Faire 2013 in Hannover

Last weekend the first Maker Faire has been landed in Hannover, Germany. It was a great success and a real time experience for me. The only bad things I can tell, it was too short (only one day) and too hot. Approximatly 4500 visitors have visited the exhibition and our booth was surrounded with crowds of people all the time. Too less time for me to walk around to see other makers. 


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This is phase one of construction with RC control. Phase two is autonomous control, coming up real soon, with Jetson TX1 and ZED stereo camera. Read more
Duck like robot using two microservos for the legs and a standard servo to move the counterweight. It can also turn. It also works using battery packs but the legs … Read more
Walk, Push ups, Navigate with ultrasound
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Update: 03 May 2016  [Added video of push-ups and sonar test]   ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi everyone, I am … Read more
Annabelle is a human-sized robot that is a collaboration between Martin Triplett of Red-Sky robotics, and Bot Party, a collective of enthusiasts of … Read more
This is my writeup following my selection to review the Lynxmotion SSC-32U USB Servo controller.  Let me first apologise for the length of time it has taken me to … Read more
My new rover with 8 wheels :-)It is controlled by my FPV Control Station.Added a video where i drive Read more
An accelerometer/gyro goes onto an Arduino board and transmits the angular motion of the board via bluetooth to a (extremely amateur VR game) I made in Unity for Android phones.
This is a really fun and easy project that can be done in about an hour. On the bottom of the skateboard is an accelerometer/gyro with an Arduino board that … Read more