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Curt the Creeper Update: Adding Voice Interactivity and Sound; 4 bar linkage design

Update:
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I spent the past few weeks researching voice interactivity and sound effect playback (mainly through Google search), and designing a 4 bar linkage to figure out what powertrain I need to drive the feet movement.  I thought others might benefit from info about my work so I'm posting it here.  This project will likely move at a fairly slow pace mainly due to current budget constraints.

Speech Interaction:
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Autonomous walking without falling down
Using a
+++ UPDATE 12-march-2014: Added this video to show stand-alone locomotion. There is a problem with the soles of the feet. They must be changed to avoid sliding … Read more
It behaves similar to original Furby. Moving ears,eyes, mouth, torso and feet. Also has its own personality.
Using a
(See last update (June 2nd) at the end of the page: designing behaviours).  Read more

second aduino arm

This is the

second arm i built

bigger base servo

better claw

more repeatable and less wobble

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxtpB_15iQQ

video of it working

picks up object

drops it at top of slide

repicks object

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Using a
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CURT THE CREEPER

Hi,

I am a new member to Letsmakerobots and so far I am very impressed with the site, the people, and the projects.  I hope to learn and share with you all in the facinating and rapidly developing field of robotics and AI.

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Using a
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Gamified remote controlled Rover with telepresence
Using a
This is my first project posted on LMR as well as my first robot project ever. I started it about 8 months ago in my spare time. I'm a programmer at my day job so … Read more

Large Scale Humanoid Concept

Did some CAD using SolidWorks, and made this:

 

We have made a pair of robot beds to roam around with sleeping visitors at a gallery: http://www.loligo.se/roaming_beds/. Building the robots was a challenge … Read more

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