Let's Make Robots!


Appears when movement is detected. Stays a while. Disappears when nothing happens anymore.

While working on my first robot I ran into this problem. So I decided to make a quick second one just to keep me in the flow with all that new robotic-topics to learn. Inspired by an art installation I created the Gwünderer. This bot hangs on the wall inside a frame and shows up as soon as somebody passes by. Gwünderä stands for being curious about something. It is a Swiss dialect word. I thought it is a good match to what is the purpose of life of this little robot.



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Top arty shit!!

This is one neat idea ...... This is now on my list of things ToDo things.

What strikes me is its a way of introducing people into interactive robotics.

This would fit anywhere .......

Question :- Would it work through glass ?

i tryed using a pri in a clear plastick box and it never worked

In Which Swiss art gallery can i go see it..... ?

Do you mean the Gwünderer in an art gallery? Have not thought about it. Could work though. My kids love it. They play with it all the time. So it is a very simple robotic "art" that people intrinsically start to play with. But I have to switch from battery to wire and make the whole piece more robust. Thank you for this idea!

Had a friend once who made a giant mechanical eye in an art museum.  He averaged the length of time someone would look at a piece of art. Then made his scupture look at the visitor for that time.. it would blink a couple times then the eye would appear dis-interested and look somewhere else....

Your piece gives happier feelings !


hahaha, very cool, welcome to LMR!

Ooh! Thats Awesome! Its very vute as well, what microcontroller did you use? And welcome to LMR! :D

Thank you for your comment. My first posting on LMR.

I used an Arduino Uno R3.