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Navigation, fetch objects, recognise people
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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 : 7/14/2014 : 1) Controlling a robot via a Python GUI added 2) Video demonstrating GUI control added. Read more

Worm Gear Servo build

Finished product...

Click on picture for YouTube video!

After making a wired RC car i thought of making a wireless RC car and made this RC car using NRF24L01 modules.After seeing Bajdi work on this modules i tried to … Read more
Greets people, recognizes faces, tracks moving objects and follows them (hopefully)
I will be taking a bit of a break from the APM rover to start a new project that's a bit more challenging. I got this idea from a game in the fallout series (New … Read more
7/12/14 Update: New video showing his head and remotely controlling via USB Serial (will be updated to run off the phone eventually) Read more
Creep, trip over its own legs
This is my attempt at a four-legged crawler. Right now it just has two servos per leg, and pretty random ones at that. I plan to replace them and add a knee to each … Read more
AuMac A multitask robot for children and security surveillance   Read more
ok so this is the stalled K9 mark Pom, I have a Cubie Truck3 for the main brain so I can run the ROS on it. and that is where it stalled lol I have 4 vex omni … Read more
Hallo LMR community! After following your great projects for over one year, it's time to submit my first robot. As long as I can remember, I was always been … Read more

Miscellaneous items updates....

Not sure if I should blog this, or post as "Something Else"?

Been doing a lot of electronics stuff, I still don't know crap, but I solder pretty good ;)

Gives the doctors a hand. Right now, moves around.
UPDATE 7/1/2014 : New Video Added : Testing the Motors through the Python GUI The robot will be receiving commands in a similar way, wirelessly, to travel to … Read more
Object avoidance via 5 ultrasound sensors, basic object tracking via same sensors, bluetooth remote control via android
Hello, this is my first project on letsmakerobots so bear with me :) I wanted to build an object avoidance robot with more than one ultrasonic sensor as i found … Read more

Making a humanoid, guidanace needed

Hello everyone,
Am planning to make a humaoid,just a one which walks.
with 6-8 servos. Am not sure which microcontroller to use, will a arduino Uno be better than picaxe 40X2 or picaxe 28X2 in picaxe 28 starter board for this project?
am new to adruino bt a little familiar with picaxe.
The robot has to walk first(for biginning),then i will try to upgrade it.
I have ordered some servos: 

Code help for Robot arm - High current motor

My project is a 5 motor robot arm.  I have a megamoto  plus mega2560.

Navigate around, have fight, avoid obstacle and entertain peoples
Hi guys!! Quite sometimes I'm not updating my project. This time, I'm working on improved version of BoxDroid 2013 project. I'm trying to minimize the number of … Read more
My daughter and I created our first robot using the BeagleBone Black as the controller. My blog posts below document how we built it: I just got my Beaglebone … Read more
My first hexapod build! I've been itching to build one for a long time now, but the cost of the very nice Lynxmotion kit was out of my toy budget. After scouring … Read more
Shows the relationship between wheel angle and speed of robot.
When I posted my Omnibot page, I said I'd make a video attempting to make some of the counter intuitive math easier to understand. The attached video is my first … Read more

Toys for kids with disabilities

 

UPDATE July 5.

In the las couple of weeks, several hacked remote controlled toys made their way to the kids. See how they like it.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=256712307853021&fref=nf

If you want to helo, please contact the email addresses in the end of the video.

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Its building for ocean surveying
This bot or Autonomous boat is called vigani. Its a local name so don't worry about the name. From design to firmware everything will be opensource once the final … Read more
Helps you get better performance from your programs
Preliminaries "God made the integers, all the rest is the work of man." Leopold Kronecker Read more