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App controlled, android
Second robot! Here's my try to make a low cost, portable, educational, robot:) Dagu Mini driver+HC05 + other sensors. Read more
Moves around via commands from PC, Humanoid is animated, it can move its head & arms. Can display messages on its 4 x 20 LCD.
Using a
ZappBot 3 - Tracked Humanoid Torso Robot. The robot is 11" Wide, 12" Deep and 21" Tall. It is controlled by a Propeller Chip P8X32A-D40 and a Digi XBee 1 mW Radio … Read more
Line Follower
The Lets Make Robotics web site has an option for members to volunteer to review products. I was fortunate enough to be selected to evaluate the Cytron EduBot2 … Read more
Detects objects based upon reference images provided.
I am working on a new approach to room navigation for a robot and possibly the seeing impaired. After taking reference images and giving them names as you will see … Read more
Inmoov Robot Head - using a Parallax Propeller or Arduino via MyRobotLab Software
Introducing "James" or J° for short Update 20150621 :- replacing Servos with Nema17 steppers Part one :- Replacing Servos with Stepper Motors Large Servos can … Read more
Help to create great videos for your robots and stuff
Videos are great to show your projects but, how can we get as many views as possible? Usually preparing good videos takes loads of time and work. With this simple … Read more
First meeting of hackers and app developers to create new apps for citizens
Which is the space of citizens in our IT society? Can we empower standard people with technology? We think all this technology world belongs to IT corporations and … Read more
Morning LED project here.. We love mood lights around here, someone was building this (see original design on main project picture) So i put it all up … Read more
I've been interested in robotics for a while and have always found it difficult to program them. The mechanics of writing the code, setting up interfaces etc was … Read more
Navigate under remote control or automomously.
Prompted by Bajdi's and Mikronaut's hexapod builds, I decided to purchase one of the many inexpensive hexapod kits. Apparently I was one of the fortunate ones and … Read more
Checking hardware details and a first robot mod: ultrasonic obstacle avoidance 4 wheel car
After my first review and robot done by the start guide, I tried something a bit more complex: an autonomous robot, which can find its way out from a room. There … Read more
Explore the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots with this free online course. Test drive robots using exciting simulations
Hi folks! Today has started a new robotics course, this time from University of Reading. Even it's an introductory course, it promise to deliver good foundations … Read more
This Is Clamps, one of my new projects. Clamps is made of mostly Actobotics parts. Read more
Navigates around the attic via RC controller, transmitting video back to the controller.
I've had bats in my attic, or at least in the gable vents of my attic. I needed to inspect the situation, but I REALLY REALLY didn't want to physically go walking … Read more
Driving towards a light source
Hello LMR, I just want you to show one of my current projects. It's a simple light-seeking robot that compares the input voltages oft two Pin's wich are connected … Read more

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The insect bot is simple to make, and uses a vibration motor as its head, which is powered by a capacitor as its abdomen, which I salvaged from an old toy plane, … Read more
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 29 July 2015: the call for reviewers is closed. Thank you all for your propositions to review the mBot kit. Makeblock is reviewing now your comments and will … Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more
     Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. The … Read more
This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more