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I am new to building robots and I decided to attempt a project that would be challenging, ultimately I decided this chellenge would best come from a robotic arm. … Read more
Fetch a beacon, Follow Me (beacon), and obstacle avoidance
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Work in progress. I don't know if this will be 2 robots or one yet. My wife got me an OWI Robotic Arm kit and a DFRobot 4wd Chassis for christmas. I picked up … Read more
Flame detection, Obstacle avoidance
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FLoeBot was born out of a quest to build something different from what everyone else at my college had been doing for years. I also wanted to build something that … Read more
Navigate via website commands, ip webcam
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Parts:            Parallax Boe-bot (Basic Stamp; Board of Education USB)      Raspberry Pi      Wireless adapter Wireless IP … Read more
An Arduino-based robot that uses an Android phone as brain
This is an autonomous robot that can traverse the house detecting obstacles and reacting accordingly. The fun part is that it uses an Android phone as "brain", … Read more
Play a traditional Chinese musical instrument.
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Recently my son showed an interest in learning music so my wife bought a Guzheng. I decided to try and build a robot that can play it using just LOZ blocks and a … Read more
1 motor, 2 servos for omnidirectional motion
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This is my first attempt at the Hemispherical Omnidirectional Gimballed (HOG) drive system. Any advice/tips with this will be much appreciated because I'm having a … Read more
NASA Centennial Challenge to locate and return samples to a starting platform.
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These three robots built on a Wild Thumper 6WD (75:1) chassis were an entry in the 2013 NASA Sample Return Robot Centennial Challenge. Twelve teams originally … Read more
Tweet to @OurCatDoor and the "Hand of PI" reacts.
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Full build page (with source) at: http://whiskeytangohotel.com/handofpi You can control the "The Hand of PI" by sending a tweet to @OurCatDoor. If your tweet … Read more
Lets people control his eyes through the internet
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This is a head I originally designed to use on robots. It can shoot ping pong balls from the mouth and move his light eyes. Although, I never used it in an other … Read more
Listens, Speaks, Looks around, Face tracking, Tweets, and kind of interacts
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  Box Head Robot Update 02/08/2013 Box Head Base, his new mouth, Face Tracking, and he Tweets - See at the Bottom The Beginnings... Read more
Pick things up . Manual control using Nunchuck
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I found some micro servos lying around and thought of making this robotic arm. I had some broken blinds and got the bracket to use for the servos and some scrap … Read more
UPDATE 28/12/2013 VIDEO of LEDko playing... macarena http://youtu.be/632UrOgEVBg VIDEO of LEDko playing the piano: http://youtu.be/OWzvuD2DSA0 LEDко is a robot … Read more
a very basic obstacle detection/avoidance robot
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hi, this is my 1st robot, a very basic obstacle detection/avoidance robot.                       UPDATE 12/06/2013: Read more
Wishes Merry Christmas by waiving hands to passers by
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Hi! And Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone! Here is my Christmas theme bot, the SnowMan SnowBot! :D This is the first brand new robot to come out of my … Read more
move its arms and head
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This is a brand new project. It's a step up form my Arduino Torso robot. It will have a sensor and more servos later on. Arduino sketch programs are greatly … Read more
This is my latest robot, and it can fold shirts. Its made from a vex kit and it has 3 servos. Enjoy the video! Read more
Drives around, primarily via remote "telepresence" control.
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This is my current, somewhat ongoing robotics project. The base is from an old RAD 1.0 robot toy from the 80s I think...  I gutted, modded and painted it up for … Read more
finally have the PCB's made up, and on the 30th november it took its first steps :)If you have any questions about this robot, leave a comment, or you can email me … Read more
Remote Control / Tele-Presence Platform - Future Autonomy Plans
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Update: 9/3/2013 Rest In Pieces LTBot Just wanted to "complete" this one and move him on to the next reincarnation. For LTBot2 that is likely a semi-autonomous weed … Read more

R1

Maps 2D surroundings, working toward fully autonomous navigation
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R1 is a work in progress. On board is an Arduino compatible microcontroller programmed in C++. It links to a PC via XBee wireless. The PC is running code in Python. … Read more
in order to operate a PWM servo we have to give PWM to it. PWM can be achieved by using timers or opamps or MCU, i don't know anything about programming, so i go … Read more
Just another basic walker, controled by gamepad. Read more
show off facial expressions
This robot was made with a vex robotics kit and it consists of four servos. It is remote controlled and the eyes are made of pennies! Read more
This is my latest robot, BFR-H1. It is a humanoid robot torso actuated with servos with potentiometers for feedback on each joint position. It's similar in design … Read more
 Salvius is a humanoid robotics project that I have been working on over the past year or so. The robot now has night vision and ultrasonic hearing. You can … Read more