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June 12, 2013 I used the Dragon Boat Festival holiday (3 days) to build a human robot experimental platform for various ideas I have in mind. The mechanical … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasonic and create a map
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Robotic Operation Unit with Learning envIroment System ( ROULIS ). this is my first Rover 5 Autonomous Robot with PIC 16F887 using mikroC and OSA RTOS.The idea … Read more
Navigates around! It can be autonomous or not! Your choice!
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Make your first robot is a fun thing. Forces you to use creativity to solve those small problems. But not everyone has the space, tools (simple as it may be) … Read more
Interacts with its environment and human beings and learn from them
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This is M.I.A., a simple humanoid robot platform. M.I.A. Basic Specifications  Microcontroller: Arduino Mega Shield: Read more
Spies around the place controlled by sneaky interwebbers
Jon* Or Something (for people that seemingly have issues with diction of spells that will bring about their doom true names) or Read more
Obstacle avoidance via IR sensor.
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My goal is to create an obstacle avoiding mobile platform. I'd like to add a Raspberry Pi to supply remote communitions and some control. The platform should be … 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
Line following Robot
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Line following Robot. It can runs up to 1m/s. hope fully we can participate in RobotChallenge (http://www.robotchallenge.org/robotchallenge) for this year. Read more
Developed for a university sumo bot contest, Push/flip other robots out of the ring
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This Sumo Bot was designed, built, programmed and tested over a 12 week period for one of my final year engineering classes. The aim was to design and build a … Read more
An autonomous robot exploring the environment and avoiding obstacles
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This is a little robot with a pan/tilt radar head. I built this robot for my nephew and niece to play with. The aim is to enable the robot to explore the … Read more
Mobile test bed for my Control of Mobile Robots grad course
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Introduction I am using a Rocket Brand Studios Tadpole as a platform for experimentation. I'm taking the Open Robotics University Control of Mobile Robots course, … Read more
Avoids obstacles using ultrasound. It will map terrain to grid and store it in a SD card.
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A One Weekend Miracle Red Squadron is actually a collection of three robots that work together in order to accomplish a task. The objective for the squad is to make … Read more
12 servos for walking, 2 servos for cam sweep/pan
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SpideyCAM is still a work in progress. He'll be remotely controlled via XBee radios from my laptop. I'm building the dashboard panel in Processing using a bunch of … 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
Well, Chris the Carpenter has been hard at work since MakerFaire perfecting a design for a robot kit that can do... anything. Well, almost anything. OK, a lot of … Read more
Listens, Talks, Moves, Keeps me sane (debatable)
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UPDATE 17/3/13 Edit: If you would like to look at the code and see if you can work out why it doesn't always work, feel free, the code is right here … Read more
Now has video of the robot playing a game and I've attached the code used in the video. You can run this on an Arduino even if you don't have the robot as the game … Read more
Drives around - avoids - makes noise
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  What happens when you see an old stainless steel heated coffee mug and a bottle of Pierre Cardin cologne bottle top?  You build a robot out of it of … Read more
Navigate around using SR04 and whiskers or wall following
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I modified a toy hexapod crawler kit using the MSP430 LaunchPad as the controller. A SR-04 Ultrasonic distance sensor has been added to the existing whiskers for … Read more
Plays Naughts and Crosses (Tic Tac Toe)
This robot was created as an entry for Oddbot's challenge: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/35296 I learned a lot with this project: just check out the Reflection … Read more
A small autonomous robot that wonders around. It's built out of parts I recieved for Christmas, such as a Rover 5 platform w/ driver board.    Current Goal - … 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
Roams while tracking its location. Detects objects with sonar.
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Your basic three wheel chassis with a ARM processor. The Freescale Freedom board cost me $12.00 US. They have a 3 axis accelerometer and support Arduino shields … Read more
Walks (hobbles?) around, avoids stuff, future PIR and LDR for light tracking
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White Legged - Yes, it has white legs Spider - Yes it looks like a spider (with two legs removed - ouch) Monkey - Yes it has a Baby Orangutan monkey brain Hexapod - … Read more
Drives around controlled by a web interface and streams video
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Hey all, I finish building this about 2 weekends ago but I never got to actually post it so here it is: Raspberry Pi tracked bot or short RPI-TB-2 :) Built this one … Read more
Stand Still - For the most part - For Now
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ProtoBox - B After experimenting with my Doubtful balancing platform for a while (http://letsmakerobots.com/node/34811), I realized that the motors/gearboxes are … Read more
Doubtful     "Doubtful" - Which is how I feel about making this thing actually balance, thus the name. Read more