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navigates around via ulttrasound
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Steambob Copperpants. Another implementation of Bob the Biped. Parts printed in red and black ABS and painted with model paint. Took the arms of an old doll and … Read more
navigated around ultrasonic
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My first attempt to build and run a quadruped. Parts of laser cut acrylic. Powered with an arduino uno and sensorshield. Total of 12 micro- servo's, partially metal … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound or controlled by bluetooth
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Inspired by this one: http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbot-a-solar-arduino-powered-RC-motorize/ Autonomous walker, based on a model of the strandbeest. This … Read more
A Mobile Phone based Mobile Virtual Presence Device
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line follower, explorer, IR remote control, Bluetooth + Java app remote control
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Update - 10.02.2015 - Nothing more to add  Marking this thing as done as I'm definetely not going to continue work on this.  Everything related to this one is … Read more
As seen in my blog post about Sticky, first attempt to build a quadrupod ended with a jump from the desk. Hopefully, I learned a lot and I was ready to launch the … Read more
A Hide-&-Go-Seek robot that will look for any person and then hides in the dark
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UPDATE: 28 Jan 2014 So Vexter is no more or he has been upgraded to point of minimal recognition. This is now Sherlock. He will amusing me and my kids in the … Read more
Project demonstrates various statically balanced gaits of a quadpod.
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YAQ - Yet Another Quadrupedal - is a four legged walking robot. This project demonstrates utilization of various crawling gaits to achieve synchronized movement of … Read more
Proofing code and build for future projects. Room for servos/sensors.
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Mechanical: The original build took about 4 hours to get all the parts to fit together, but was unstable and off balance. After a few days of chewing on rebuilding … Read more
avoids from obstacles and navigate around via ultrasound
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This is a tracked obstacle avoider robot. It navigates around via ultrasound. Its ultrasonic sensor was mounted on a mini servo motor so it can look around while it … Read more
line follower using two linear neurons (controllers) PD for differential and I for speed; both with antiwindup, error filtering and simulated annealing tunning … Read more
Navigates around Autonomously with pre-programmed waypoints
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After seering that many people like making their rc quad-copters/ helicopters and planes autonomous by use of gps guided flight controllers, i throught i would try … Read more
It folows
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This is my first bot and made this using two ldr and arduino . Read more
After some years following different DIY sites and forums, I decided that it was time to jump in. I choose to start with a premade platform to ease first steps … Read more
For object avoidance, the ultrasonic or the ir range finders do not always see and object and i often notice my robot running into things and getting stuck. I … Read more
This is simple line following robot with minimalistic hardware; Controll algorithm is derivated from PID, improved for this application to two PDD2 controllers … Read more
I saw a video clip of a mini sumo bot a while ago and set out on a mission to build one for my 5 year old son. Being my first robot, it turned out to be quite a … Read more
Navigate around via Ultrasound Sensors
I call this robot Explorer :) This can decide its own path using SRF05 ultra sound sensor. Its primary path is going forward, but if it finds obstacle within 20cm … Read more
A large useful platform for any outdoor projects
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I have recently taken an interest in making multi terrain/outdoor robots i decided that buidling a test platform will be good for testing sensors and differen … Read more
Similar to the Pololu 3-servo hexapod, except I made my own PCB, built my own IR sensor system, and wrote my own code including hardware Timer1/interrupt assisted … Read more
I have been working on this biped for a few weeks now. This is my first robot. After initial tests, I am changing the fixed head with a movable one. can be seen … Read more
picks up objects
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I made an OWI robotic arm and controlled it with an arduino. Because I only had one dual h-bridge left over from the start here project I had to make switches to … Read more
A Robot that is remotely controlled over the internet!
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Introduction: I'm Mohammad Adib, I'm from the US, I'm 17, and this was my summer project. It's a vision I had in mind for a long time; To make a robot that I can … Read more
Desktop face-bot which can emote.
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I have wanted to build this type robotic face for quite some time now. Here is my (OK, but not great) first try. The hardware is mounted in a metal box from inside … Read more