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This is a lunar rover study I am doing for the Google Lunar X Prize. RoverX is a so called wheg robot. I was inspired by the work of the Case Biorobotics Lab. I … Read more
(Sorry for my english...) This is a simple maze solving robot that I made for an internal robotics competition on my university. The maze was made with white … Read more
One day when I accidentally browsed NET settlement, I came across a video in which found a robot with tank chassis, which used to measure the distance ultrasonic … Read more
Autonomous roaming using bipedal movement and 6-servos
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This is a biped robot named conVERSE. This is a modified BRAT kit from Lynxmotion. A truly fun build, by the way. The Basic Atom Pro mounted onto a Bot Board is … Read more
Hi there ! I am a new member here. This is my first Robotic Arm that I built myself. Most of the parts are made out of acrylic plastic. I use a micro servo … Read more
Helps newbies to learn how to program
“Hey, Chapter numbers are in binary!” could you say. And, yes, they are! And they are bytes. And we can have maximum number of 255. Will we go so far? Who … Read more
Helps newbies to learn how to program
Let’s start with a basic understanding of what program actually is. Program is a set of instructions for microcontroller to follow. A particular program is … 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
Listen to spoken commands or EMG and move accordingly
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Construction of the arm The arm is made from 2mm ABS sheet. This material is very easy to cut with a carpet knife, can be very well glued with superglue and be … Read more
Yesterday I finetuned the code for ladybug independent moves. I excluded the IR TV remote controll functionality because infrain function on 08M is somehow … 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
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
rides based in joystick controll commands
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Track robots are very grateful for beginners thanks to it navigation simplicity. But one will soon face the problem how to combine joystick controll values into … Read more
Pick things up...and put them down(eventually)
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Simple Robotic arm still working on claw/gripper/hand. Any suggestions on a control method would be aprrectiated. I was thinking remote control however would cost … Read more
Line Following
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Hey guys i finally got around to finishing my first robot. Thanks everyone at LMR it would still be in hundreds of pieces without the help from you guys! Simply: … Read more
Obstacle avoidance via Sharp IR
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Update: I’ve had a nice breakthrough in the leg mechanisms for K’nexabeast.  The motion is now much stronger and closer to Jansen’s ideal curve.  Read more
Launched via rocket, navigates around at desired area
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2011.2.23 Thought about how the robot should get rid of the parachute after landing without a complicate mechanism and came up with this solution: Quite simple: A … Read more
Navigate Around via Sharp IR
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This is my first robot. I have build it completely. I have finished Programming and my Robot is complete. It can drive around without hitting stuff. Yay. Thanks for … Read more
This is my new project, a semi RC controlled 4WD rover. The pan/tilt-unit for the camera and the camera itself are still missing. I've ordered a KX171 G2 color CCD … Read more
Shall drive at least 500m outdoors
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This is actually an experiment. It shall proof that even a very simple designed rover with a simple micro controller, program and sensors is able to drive at least … Read more
This is D-100, my first full-sized humanoid robot. Obviously he has a lot of design issues, but I had three project goals: 1# Make it walk 2# Make it smart 3# Make … Read more
Navigates around trying to avoid bumping into things
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My first robot, roughly based on the Start Here Bot, for the moment at least. I'm using a Picaxe-28 project board with the 28x2 chip, Sharp IR sensor, servo from … Read more
Hi this is my first robot based on the Start Here Bot.  Thank you for all of your help I hope you enjoyed  my first robot. Here's more pictures: The … Read more
Drives around and participates in a good party!
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Today I am a little slow, but all right. Yesterday I puked and slept all day. Friday I was at a party with some good old friends. 3 birthdays in one. The invitation … Read more
Avoid Obstacles, Search for charging station when battery is low.
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This robot normally goes around avoiding obstacles and (sometimes) edges until its batter drops low. Then the robot goes towards a 38khz pulse instead of away from … Read more
On August 16, 1960, Joseph Kittinger jumped from a balloon at 31,300 m. He fell for four minutes and 36 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 988 km/h before opening … Read more
Moves fingers, flips off everybody, plays my midi controller
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  I always wanted to make something that is not too hard, yet looks cool. Not long ago I saw Gareth's post about an Arduino Hand … Read more
Skydiver can move on the ground or be lifted on a weather balloon. During its whole mission the robot measures the background  resp. cosmic radiation and capture … Read more