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Humanoid Robot Project Group.

Hi there fellow LMR'icans.

I have wanted for a long time to start building a humanoid robot - and I know how huge that project will be. Still, better to have tried and failed, then always had the idea sitting in my brain doing nothing.

This is the third prototype of Cosma. It is WIP. Nevertheless I thought I share my progress with you... 1. Shield design Read more
Reports from near space
Using a
July 21, 2013 This is a ultra light weighted version of the Cosma robot, especially trimmed for the weather balloon launch. It just weighs 140 g without the battery … Read more
Walk around, Fighting , Dancing, and Light Seeker.
Using a
Hey LMR! Just finished 80% hardware of my new robot named BBbotz(Baby Box robot + z(to make look cool)). Somehow the project already run for 4 days. This robot … Read more
July 7, 2013 I started to build the first prototype of Cosma. Cosma is basically a robot astronaut. The primary goal of this robot project is to send a small … Read more

US English editor needed

For my current project Cosma I need to develope phrases in proper US English, let's say in a range from 1 to 5 (1= acceptable condition, 5 = unbearable):

1. Pain triggered by pressure on skin or muscles

2. Temperature (coldness)

3. Vertical positive acceleration

4. Vertical negative acceleration

5. Pitch, Roll, Yaw

6. Noise

7. Brightness

Here is what I came up:

COSMA's brain

Attached you find the Rev. 0 schematic of COSMA's brain (Eagle). This board connects directly to a FTDI  board. As I need MOSI, MISO and SCK also for the micro SD card, I added solder jumpers, so those pins are not connected to the SD card/voltage level shifter while burning the bootloader on the chip.

The board mainly contains:

- ATMEGA2560

COSMA - Update 2

For the first protoype of COSMA I decided to build stackable proto shields for the Arduino Mega. Later I will layout a single PCB, including all.

Proto shield one

Proto shield two

COSMA - Update 1

In the meantime I named the robot astronaut Cosma, a maiden name, ancient Greek for Cosmos. Below you'll find a more specific design study. I think I will 3-D print the main body and the head. I've furthermore tested a FSR (force sensing resistor) as a kind of pain receptor and the ArduEye.

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
Interacts with its environment and human beings and learn from them
Using a
This is M.I.A., a simple humanoid robot platform. M.I.A. Basic Specifications  Microcontroller: Arduino Mega Shield: Read more
Interacts with its environment and human beings and learns from them
Using a
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

HMOD-1 Update 3

HMOD-1 Update 1

HMOD-1 Update 2

HMOD-1 upper body under construction:

 

True Human

Just a thought project (as I never seem to have any time to build the ideas floating around in my head);

I see a lot of wonderful projects built here on LMR, but one thing that always screams to me with humanoid robotic designs is 'x' axis is always considered, but the 'y' axis on robot joints is almost always ignored. Please don't take this as critism, rather a challenge to think about this problem.

My next creation's approach is to be a socially interactive humanoid robot. The work is currently in progress.
Using a
    S.I.H.RO 1.0 (Socially Intelligent Humanoid Robot Version 1)  is going to be an autonomous and learning humanoid robot that can interact with others … Read more
KUBOT is my humanoid robot (attempt) and also my first robot! I first decided to make a robotic arm as a beginner. Then tought, why not making two of them connected … Read more

Bob lifts bear.

I've been playing around with my Robonova, trying to get it to climb a rope. It is a lot more difficult than it appears, due to the balance when the robot is hanging by his hands. There is really not enough freedom of movement in his hands and arms, to do this successfully.

Anyway, he will pull on a rope though........ ;)

I have an idea!

I am going to start on a humunoid robot. Starting with the legs then the body. Each part will use 1 picaxe chip. going to buy the servos this week. :D I think it will be a good learning experiance.