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Meet Spidey and no, he does not use the Spider Controller! (Looks like a spider, thus, the codename Spidey, or maybe that's just me :D ) He's a single motor based … Read more
Navigate around via IR Sensor
Hello guys! Finally, after a lot of time, I am posting a robot entry! This is my first Arduino robot, a good testing platform. Here is also a video to explain a bit … Read more
I've tried some photoshop to my primary image, as an experiment. Just made a picture of the progress..  I had the strange feeling being watched.. weird..   From … Read more
Controlled via Bluetooth, autonomous object avoidance mode. Future: play sounds from MicroSD card, control Walle's LED eyes etc
The mission To convert a little pushtoy Wall-e into a fully motorised, arduino powered robot with bluetooth for control. Why? My little boy loves Wall-e, I love … Read more
Controls a robot, integrated motor driver
Link to eagle schematic and board layout files   Update 6/7/14 Got the new boards back from OSHPark and assembled one Friday evening. I'm happy to report a … Read more
You might remember an earlier post I made with regards to a Robert Murray Smith Indigogo campaign , btw thanks to any of you LMRians for contributing, he exceeded … Read more
Update 6/7/14 Added .brd and .sch files below of version two. This version is slightly smaller and has considerably wider traces for everything that uses … Read more
Brings back the Vin Pin
If you have ever seen some magic smoke hovering around your Arduino, I bet there was this involuntary movement that resulted in you snapping the power supply from … Read more
I decided over winter break that I wanted to make a robot, and that is exactly what I did! I had a great time making my own custom design, and I learned a … Read more
Meet Elf - one of my RoboPi + Raspberry Pi based robots! I have a lot of the Magician 2WD chassis, and I thought it would be the perfect platform to evaluate … Read more
Hi, I'm doing my 1st project ever!! I done my wiring ! And I really have no idea about the code for my wild thumper motor controller!! I hope someone here can help … Read more
Its My PID line follower bot . I used Arduino mega 2560, L293D Motor driver , Analog IR sensor array ... 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
My son gave me approval to post his robot here. His project is for school where he will have a little show to explain what passion he has. As it was more complex to … Read more
Hi everyone! I'm new here and I come from Belgium (so my english is bad ) I'm working on a school project with 5 people. 2 of them are electrical installation … Read more

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Navigation, fetch objects, recognise people
Using a
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