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Navigates around and plays a random drum beat.
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    3/27/10 I soldered up an 8 watt amplifier kit from kitsrus.com (picture below) to add onto the robot. I will be using PWM into the amp from an extra micro pin … Read more
After some testing with Robot Bravo I realized that it would be helpful to have some other sensors to supplement the camera based vision.  I built a new platform … Read more
Navigate via IR, version 2 will also remove the pits from olives... We cannot tolerate any pits.
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I've been reading all the great info on this website for the last month or so.  Was inspired to put together the first 'start here' robot. I followed the … Read more
Avoids obstacle follows line and detects traffic lights
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The features of this robot are obstacle avoidance line following and detection of the traffic lights.It follows the white path on a black surface and detect the … Read more
Hello everybody! i'm new here and i would like to share this project of mine. It's a Minisumo-BEAM STYLE. I've always wanted a minisumo and when a … Read more
Built this little guy for a mate of mine. The main housing is from a speaker set designed to plug directly into a small MP3 player. The base is a machined aluminium … Read more
Inhabits my fridge's door.
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Meet my robotic fridge magnet! :)     Once upon a time I was getting into my fridge for another bottle of beer, and after closing the door, my eyes stopped at … Read more
Obstacle Avoider and Line Follower
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Mini robot follows the black path on a white surface it also detects the obstacles on its path. I use pic16f628a microcontroller and sensors cny70, tsop1738 Read more
Navigates using ultrasound, flashes led lights
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I had a great deal of questions before diving into this project. We all have our little preferences in how things should be. I first focused on choosing the right … Read more
Roams around until it runs into something. Then it gets scared and tried to blend in.
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I was hoping to finish this robot in time for the Mr Basic DAGU II competition, but I doubt I will have it done in the next 24 hours. Here is what I have so far! Read more
I built this from a kit.  Preprogrammed IC, and simple IR system.  Great way to learn how to solder onto a circuit board.  Since completing robot, I've detail … Read more
Avoiding objects and walls
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This is my second robot, it is the same basic "cutting board" robot but now using the Sharp GP2Y0A02YK0F to avoid objects and walls. The code have comments and … Read more
navigate, recognize faces, speak, obey voice commands
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Ok this is my new bot Beryl (cause she's blue...) This is my big robot, intended to have a nano/pico-ITX PC inside with windows XP.  She is powered by a 5AH SLA … Read more
DESCRIPTION: This is my second robot, and my second balance-bot. With this robot I try to improve and learn. My goal is simple; understanding. Read more
fire fighting robot
My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is one of my 3 entries. … Read more
Powerful union of a Beagleboard and Arduino to navigate using computer vision from a webcam
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The Beagle-Arduino robot will use a Beagleboard for high-level robot functions: image processingartificial intelligencespeech synthesisvoice recognitioninternet … Read more
avoids scary cats people and walls
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time for a proper write up. this is my first functioning and finished robot rover. it is a servo drive robot using 2 futaba s3003 and two futaba s3001 servos for … Read more
My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is my second of my two … Read more
avoids obstacles
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BlueBot is a simple tracked robot controllable and programmable via Bluetooth (Bluetooth module OEMSPA310). Chasis based on Tamiya Track and Wheel Set is bought in … Read more
autonomous object avoidance
Updated 9/6/09 I got bored and built a simple object avoider robot that I'm gonna donate to my local high school robotics group. Its a Pololu tracked base, 2 Sharp … Read more
Small Scale Fire Fighting Robot
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My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is one of my two entries. … Read more
I haven't posted a Lego robot or a line follower, so I thought I'd do both together. Line followers have been done to death. I've blown the dust off my Lego RCX. … Read more
Navigate with IR and ultrasound and play sounds, looks adorable
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So I was at the Disney store in the local mall, and I saw this R/C Wall-E toy, which actually looked big enough to stuff some electronics into, so I just had to do … Read more
ThunderBird 6 -  Gold-Coin-Ring-BottleTop-Finder So my latest Bot project is off the ground...... or should i say able to find out whats under the ground...... … Read more
Explore an environment, create maps, take pictures, never get stuck.
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Tesla will be a multifunctional robot that will have priority tasks. Unlike other robots that will just "do" things, this robot will have tasks only if certain … Read more
I thought it was time to do something with legs. While roaming the store I found jumbo wooden sticks and for some twisted reason I thought I should use them to … Read more
Roams and avoids obstacles via ultrasound, looks around, plays little tunes, flashes LED, beeps when it backs up
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Navigate with IR object detection.... thats about it so far.
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The MTE v1 is a tracked robot that autonomously rolls around looking for new areas. Well as random as can be anyway. The project originally started out as a … Read more