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     UPDATE @ December 6, 2015      Just finished the painting details. Read more
Navigation, fetch objects, recognise people
Using a
This is Robbie the Robot http://escaliente-robotics.blogspot.com.au/ The project is a couple of years in the making he is a 2 wheel differential drive robot with … Read more
DFRobot's educational robot kit
When DFRobot announced a KickStarter campaign for their first educational robot, I got really impressed. After all, I had used their parts for my robot projects as … Read more
This tutorial series covers how to use the iRobot Create 2 with Gumstix Hardware to drive around and stream video over a wireless network
The iRobot Create 2 is a great STEM resource for students and developers alike. With many programming methods, anyone from begging programmers to advanced … Read more
Cross the gap between two tables
Using a
  As I promised, I open a new thread about my robot which compete on "Cross the Gap" challenge proposed by Winfieldrobotics, here on LMR.   The ideea was to build … Read more
This tutorial serves as a short introduction to Robotics using MSP430 microcontroller and Launchpad development board from TI.Here we will build a small … Read more
Runs around avoiding obstacles... and falling sometimes :)
     Hello!      I guess you guys already know that I have a little baby. Even though he's small, he's already very watchful seeing the robots running around … Read more
This is NOT our project, but wanted to share -   Check out this awesome … Read more
This maze solver is based on Arduino Nano. The power source is four AA Eneloop battries which are really good. A DC-DC boost converter boosts the voltage to 11V … Read more
The challenge is to create a new robot-related application using FlowBotics Studio. Read more
Detects hand movement
Hey LMR, I was fortunate enough to be one of the reviewers for the leap motion sensor, which arrived to me about 3 days ago. This is the first chance I have had to … Read more
     For a long time I wanted to build a quadruped robot. And... you guys may have seen in some of my videos that I have many dogs at my home (precisely … Read more

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Navigate by Ultrasound, IR and compass. Self charging
Using a
  Current Hardware:Picaxe 40x22 x Pololu Motor ControllersTilt compensated CompassAPC220 Wireless Serial (1 Km Ran Read more
Robot rover controlled by a NRF24L01+ transceiver
Using a
I wanted a rover with longer range (WIFI is to short). On this robot the video and control signals is transferred by a NRF24L01+. The video is very low resolution … Read more
Amplifies the wearer's strength, provides haptic feedback and environmental information, aids in disaster relief missions remotely if necessary.
Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
Looking to get started? Here's a list of sample projects of how to learn about how to make robots
New to LMR and looking to get the most out of it? Check out the "Get the most out of LMR" page. This Start Here section includes robots and projects which are … Read more
Checks local temperature from the Yahoo Weather API and Temboo converts to INT.
In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to connect with the Yahoo Weather API and return the value of the local temperature … Read more
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more

Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached