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Cat

Automatically dispenses cat food, Able to change settings such as amount of food dispensed and also the time it is dispensed in the day
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I know this isn't really a robot but it's similar. I have wanted to do this project for awhile now but just found the time recently. I thought that making an … Read more
Recently DAGU developed some educational cardboard robot kits. To promote these kits we built a child sized version and added some simple IR sensors so that the … Read more

Ultrasonic sensors and pets

Hey all. I'm thinking about building my first robot. Was hoping to build some kind of wheeled monstrosity with lots of sensors, but I beginning to think using ultrasonic sensors might not be a good idea with a cat in the apartment. Does anyone know how pets react to the ultrasonic signals?

I mentioned at the end of my tip/walkthrough on making IR obstacle detection sensors that they could be used for tracking an object and it would be great to track … Read more