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Sharp IR GP2D12

it avoids obstacles.navigates via IR
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This is my first robot ever.. Its based on the Fritzl's start here bot.I got a lot of help from the other LMRians. thanks a lot to all who have helped me in making … Read more
UPDATE: Added a short video of hexed-bot moving around (on the leash) and sort of following the laser. UPDATE: Added new video of light tracking training. … Read more
This is my first robot that I made with an Arduino. It's made of two pieces of plexiglas. The upper piece stands on 3 threaded rods. The motors are attached with … Read more
Navigate Around via Infrared
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This is my first Robot and it gve me a great start. Thanks fritsl for giving such a start. Its quite Easy, but living in India, I  faced some Problems. The first … Read more
Prevents losing by forfeit. Forces action. Sets bar for family team.
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EeGads! That's what crossed my mind when I submitted our team registry for Robogames. I know we're behind schedule, inexperienced, and hacking left and right, but … Read more
You know how it is sometimes, you start something and everything along the way goes wrong. This project started as something to get me into object recognition, but … Read more
Simple light following Photovore
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This is my first attempt at building a robot. A very simple Photovore. As we don't get much sun in our house, I had to use a torch to make the video. This is all … Read more
Stimulating the right part of my brain
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Aye! Since every recruit goes through initiation I just ordered the START HERE kit from picaxe (well most of the parts). Cool!   And then I got hands on a stash of … Read more
goes around the room trying to not bump into walls
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This is my "start here" robot. It is not very solid yet... i'm working on that, and also on the code... trying something similar to the navigation from part 2 but … Read more
Line following and obstacle avoidance
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It has been hard, but I finished the main parts of my candidate for LMR Mr Basic contest just in time. As this is my first robot, the general idea was building … Read more
Hi All, I just completed my first robot project.  It's based on a dsPIC33FJ32MC202 DSP.  I used the Tamiya track kit and dual motor gearbox for the vehicle … Read more
I'm trying to make a decent caterpillar style robot without a lot of mechanical complexity. I've had this idea ever since suggesting it to Thomas Countz who then … Read more
Navigate around via Infrared Rangers
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1-1-09 Roger has been working like this for a while, but I never went around to make a video of it. Here it is. I added some white LED's as head lamps and that is … Read more
A simple "first robot" that navigates around using IR
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So, here's my first robot (yAFRO) It has nothing exceptional other than running on Arduino instead of PICaxe and being built form an old snakes and ladders board. … Read more
Web-controllable roaming camera; autonomous object tracking / obstacle avoidance with IR
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 Latest Update: New 4WD base with omni wheels- see new 'QwerkRover' project! My first robot. I added a couple of features to the "Qwerkbot+" recipe- a sharp IR … Read more