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hopefully navigate around via ultra sound
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well ive got this robot all built and wired up but ive got a few problems with it. for starters the servo is completely stuck i just got the metal gear servo and … Read more
avoids obstacles using a sharp ir sensor
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After reading on LMR for a while and drawing inspiration and reading about loads of tips and tricks i thought i should share my first creation. It is not finished … Read more
Drives around bumping into objects making the room smell great
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I just finished my very first robot today. Not having a Ping ultrasonic sensor I searched my parts box for ideas on how to avoid objects. After having realized that … Read more
When my brother's R/C toy car's electronic was broken, he wanted to buy a more professional one to be able to control the speed and steering continuously. I checked … Read more
I got the SHR because I wanted to turn it into a cat toy. It works; just ask the cats... The CatScan Robot sits patiently waiting for one of our cats (Zena or … Read more
Explores the environment to find objects and classifies rooms.
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This is my master thesis work that I thought it might be interesting for people here. The thesis were divided into three sections; Theory development, Simulation … Read more
So with Help From Various people including Oddbot and Chris the Carpenter i have a working Rover 5 Base and i can now control it with my IR Controller. It was a … Read more
2 DIY IR proximity sensors.1 Light dependent resistor 1 l293d motor driver1 atmega328 with arduino bootloadersmall speakertamiya gearbox + tank treads bump switch … Read more
Phase one: Line Follower complete. Right now it is "learning" how to avoid obstacles the contact-free version.
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INTRO This project -christened Deacon- is the next step in evolution from Nigel, who was abandoned last year. June 9th, 2011 Read more
Line Laser scans object while recording position of laser with software. Allows capture of 3D object into software.
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Intended for use with David Laser Scanner software. After completing the CNC machine, I decided to build a scanner using my new machining ability. Using an Arduino … Read more
To start, I'd like to say this is my first robot, but, since I had electronic- experience, and so many people have done the SHR, and I had a good idea, B.I.L. was … Read more

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So this is my latest robot that I am working on. It consists of an arduino uno, 2 servos from the car and a Memsic 2125. I bought the memsic 2125 form radio shack. … Read more
Test bed & experimental platform for re-discovering the joys of robotics
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Well, this is my first robot in approximately 15 years and damn but things have changed! Put it this way, the last book on robotics I read was 'The Robot Builder's … Read more
UPDATE JUNE 11, 2011: I'm calling this one done.... The goal was to learn how to program and interface the MSP430 microcontroller with a toy tank and make it drive … Read more
Bring me a soda
This is a kit that I got from the Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. for only 15 dollars. I dont know if it is really a robot because its just a motor and a … Read more
Navigate around via IR and bumper switches
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This is my first robot: robby and RP6 robot. It is based on a ATMega32 controller which is programmed in C. It's an highly extensible platform build from high … Read more
The goal is to design, build and program a robot which is nearly as sophisticated as ASIMO ($1,000,000) or WilloGarage's PR2 ($400,000) from off the shelf … Read more
Navigates my kitchen floor
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My second robot. Some secondhand plexi (note holes here and there) and some sort of pipe-mount-thing I found laying around that worked perfect for mounting the … Read more
Another robot has been added to the shark tank ;)  Video added enjoy. This robot was built for the 2011 RoboGames in San Francisco.  The name was inspired from … Read more
Autonomous navigation of indoor environment.
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Loki Bot is my first design since completing the Start Here Robot. In many ways he is just a scaled up version but there are some differences as well. He's a … Read more
moves according spoken commands and comment it
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*** Update April 17, 2011 *** Speak2Me is able to water a flower just controlled by spoken comments (see first video)! *** Update April 16, 2011 *** Read more
Today I added two videos showing the actual status of platform development. It is now TV remote controllable with real-time video feedback. Two new videos are … Read more
eventually navigate via ultrasound and compound eye
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I started building the Mr General kit this morning. Cant continue much further until the 3.3v regulator arrives. Waiting on a free sample of a MCP 3208 from … Read more
Obstacle avoidance robot
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This is my first attempt at a robot.. The structure of the robot is very simple 6mm rectangle piece of perspects with Micro Metal Gearmotors with polo wheels and a … Read more
Gives people massages
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Eons ago, I created a quick prototype of a "Massaging Robot" using a standard Lego NXT kit. Soon after that, I completed my experiments with it, then took it apart … Read more
Remote controlled robot via bluetooth enable Andriod program
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Here is my new little robot BennyBlue... I'll made my own Android app in Google's new App Inventor.. I was quite easy actually. It's controlled serial by receiving … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound(soon)
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Hello this is my second robot I have an SRF05 but I have no wires right now. This is a work in progess as I am ordering an LCD so it will be able to display text … Read more
this robotic turtle is my second wheel bot.the body design was refer thinkbots.com's article. i diy a arduino board with rs232 bootloader.i am going to make a … Read more