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navigates around with infrared and ultrasound
In 2002 I tried making a robot and improved it in 2003. The problem was, I was living in a tiny flat with only a pocket knife as a tool so what I created ended up … Read more
Hello LMRians, This is w00dBoB, my attempt at creating a BoB the Biped. I was so impressed with all the printed BoBs on LMR, I felt an irresistable urge to add yet … Read more
BoB arounds... increases the ranks of the BoB Army
Tentatively Called Grey BoB The Bringer Of Caos, Destruction, Bleakness And Sesame Seed Ice Cream or just TCGBTBOCDBASSIC is a BoB. BoB's need no introduction, this … Read more
Little robotic platform for my AI experiments
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Update 2/5/2014 Finished wiring (see attached schematic) and wrote test codes for the servo, ping and accelerometer. I am still waiting for the 74LS04 and L293D … Read more
Seek light & avoid obstacles
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Update, 21/01/2014 I found that the ultrasonic sensor struggles with "box" obstacles towards its front flanks, probably due to reflection. Therefore to stop it … Read more
Line Follower, Ultrasound collision avoidance, Streams Video
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  Ok first a little something about the name :) Thought about some fancy name but after that profile picture it reminded me of a Roman Chariot so it got baptized … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, Navigate around via Infrared, Light Seeker
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This is my attempt to master different navigation sensors in one single robot, via the upload of the appropriate code. Made of two CDs, some spacers, 2x 6V DC … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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Hello everyone First of all I would like to congratulate everyone for such an amazing community. I don't have a robotics or electonic engineering backgroung (I'm a … Read more
obstacle avoidance, light seeking
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This is my first robot that's capable of doing two different kind of navigations : light seeking and obstacle avoidance. At first i didn't know how i would program … Read more
UPDATE 08/02/2014 : Just an update in the name. I remember OddBot calling it the BlueTacBeast. There you have it! I present to you BTB aka BlueTacBeast aka a mini … Read more
PROJECT CONTINUED! So I found a motor from a toy. Works fine. The same speed as the other. But I still have the problem with the whole robot turning. I'll post a … Read more
Obstacle avoidance and streaming video (someday soon)
http://pinkypibot.blogspot.com/ Here is a link to my blog that has a lot of project details. Current code available as txt files Arduino and Python.  UPDATE … Read more
Avoid walls and obstacles.
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I am building a tracked robot using Tamiya gearbox and a Tamiya trackset. I made the body out of acrylic: And i used this aluminium rod wich is M4 to fit the … Read more
The robot's name is a placeholder until I think of something else. This will be one of three TED the BiPed clones. There are too many Bob clones !!! lol. Read more
Avoid hitting objects and eventually remote controlled with bluetooth
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Re-Write After a bit of research, I finially have two fully working sketches.  One is for autonomous mode using dual ultrasonic SR04 modules and the motors are … Read more
Learns to navigate via Neural Network
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This is the "Chinese Bot".  Its called that because 95% of the parts were sourced from China (via eBay). It uses Tamiya dual-motor gearbox, a cheap home-made … Read more
Autonomously roaming, avoiding obsticles
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Third robot build, almost identical to RoverBee One. Using the following: - Arduino Uno - Arduino Motor Shield r3 - HC-SR04 Distance Sensor - Tamiya Universal … Read more
Autonomously roaming, avoiding obsticles
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Second robot ever built using the following: - Erector set for chassis. - Arduino Uno - Arduino Motor Shield r3 - HC-SR04 Distance Sensor - Tamiya Twin Motor … Read more
Interacts with its environment and human beings and learns from them
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I am working since beginning of this year on a new humanoid robot to continue my AI experiments.The ability of machine learning will be given by algorithms … Read more
autonomouse navigation
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I managed to finish my first robot on witch I spent a lot of time, mostly because a lot of stuff was new to me. It is not very complicated but it seems to do it's … Read more
Program in BASIC via Bluetooth connection, wander aimlessly.
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The goal here was to create a as functional a Propeller robot as possible for less than $50.  The Bluetooth capability pushes it over the $50 mark, but I thought … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, play tunes while flashing some LEDs
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UPDATE: October 21st, '12: Added third test video shot at night and one pic. Uploaded code. Building up to a summary; the bot is almost done.Introduction: Nobody … Read more
Navigates around, avoid or follow obstacles, take fotos autonomously
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Description: This is IOIO-Rover, my actual robot project. I has taken a long time to get it working, due to hardware and software problems. The project started 8 … Read more
Roam randomly navigating around obstacles by using ultrasound
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YA2WDNSOSBBALABMHAMF (Yet Another 2WD Not So Original Starter Bot But At Least Assembled By My Own Hands As My First) or just B4short, --- a tale of many horrors, … Read more
Walk with 4 legs (2 DOF) and scan the environment. If an obstacle comes close (treshold programmed) the robot searches for a new direction to go.
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This is my 3rd robot and I thought now it was time to make one that walks! For this robot I used the Keil uVision4 compiler evaluation version. I also used the STM … Read more
I had to build a robot just to test a board... I wanted a nice, simple 08m board to play with so I made one! It is not too shabby, if I do say so myself and quite … Read more