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Autonomously follow "AM" by following the signal beacon in her necklace
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This isn't my first robot, but it is the first one I'm posting on here.  After reading through  Tobi , I figured I should put this one on here.  I really wish I … Read more
Vision guided line following to start with
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Video added August 16, 2009.  I'm using this platform to experiment with vision processing.  It uses the Blackfin Camera with the Matchport WIFI module. The … Read more
obstacle avoidance
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My first robot.  Basic obstacle avoidance attempted, but it turned out that one of the servos wasn't working right, so it mostly just went in circles. Read more
Seeks candle in maze and extinguishes.
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Pokey is a fully autonomous, scratch built robot intended to compete in the Fort Collins Robotic Firefighting Challenge.  It seeks a lit candle in a fixed maze and … Read more
Explore an environment, create maps, take pictures, never get stuck.
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Tesla will be a multifunctional robot that will have priority tasks. Unlike other robots that will just "do" things, this robot will have tasks only if certain … Read more
Seeks light, then bangs into a wall
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  A update of the bot put up here : http://letsmakerobots.com/node/9163   Just to save reading two similar posts, i'll brief what i've done:   Read more
Scripted driving for testing and finetuning motor control
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This is my supposed entry for the 2010 DTU Robocup challenge. The body is made from LEGO Technic bricks from the Robotics Invention System (the old MINDSTORMS set) … Read more
Avoid object via ultrasound, indicate turn-direction with two LEDs, turn on its "head lights" when it enters a dark area, (Possibly RC/autonomous in the future)
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This is my first robot (actually I made one a few weeks ago that was not so good...just so I could see something moving--instead of just lighting up LEDs and such). … Read more
This robot is destined to the robotic cup Eurobot ( http://www.eurobot.org/ ). It's a great amateur robotics contest composed essentially of students teams or … Read more
Line following and obstacle avoidance
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It has been hard, but I finished the main parts of my candidate for LMR Mr Basic contest just in time. As this is my first robot, the general idea was building … Read more
Simple Line follower, with additional ability to stop when objects are detected in front of it and turn around when the end of a line is detected.
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I built this robot for a University course on C Programming, and later (after my assessment, although before the end of the course) added the tank tracks to replace … Read more
Updated with a 2nd video! Code is now uptodate and can be found at: code.google.com/protobot. Read more
Burn its motor driver IC
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Say hello to my Mr. Basic. He's currently not into anything exciting - other than burning his L293 chip (Mr. Basic likes burn-outs). He will someday get a descent … Read more
finding the fire and extinguish it
The name was not explain that the processor used is Altera. ;) This robot i've built with my robot team to join the robot contest in my country. I like the material … Read more
My robot is based on (quite out-of-date) Tamyia RC car in 1:10 scale. All electronics is placed inside plastic box ont the top of the car. The brain is made of … Read more
UPDATE 2: Project has ended and robot is disassembled. link UPDATE 1: Since i changed from PIC to Atmega, I remade this bot's whole brain. H-bridges and motor … Read more
Hi All, I just completed my first robot project.  It's based on a dsPIC33FJ32MC202 DSP.  I used the Tamiya track kit and dual motor gearbox for the vehicle … Read more
Ok. I have started my first custom robot! I'm going to call him "Luigi" cuz he was going to be controlled by an Arduino, but I decided not to. But its a cool … Read more
Cliff Detection, Tracks Flames, Puts Out Fires, Dragons Breath Effect, Fright or Flight mode, Angry mode
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"Puff " - The Magic Fire (Breathing-Fighting) Dragon. Puff is able to Put out Fires - He Scans his Head to find the Flames - he orientates towards the Flame - and … Read more
This is my entry for Carnegie Mellon's Annual Mobot Race.  The object of the race is to follow a line.  This robot has yet to be named as as tested didn't work … Read more
Mr.Green (aka Bean) Arduino based Robot - explore/avoid obstacles with Behavioral patterns (to bring a bit of Soul). Hopefully a new generation of Bots that need … Read more
Well I've started work on a new robot, with size in mind. It's setup is somewhat similar to the "start here" bot, but it's actually got a chassis and something to … Read more
A snake robot. Serpentine locomotion and other snake gaits read from a micro SD card. Obstable avoidance and eventially path planning.
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This is our entry into the PIC32 challenge. Please check it out on http://www.pivut.com/snake.htm and VOTE FOR US before 2/10/09! It is our first robot. All of the … Read more
Follows a line
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Sheila was our initial entry to Carnegie Mellon's 14th Annual Mobot race. Sheila did not place.  However during trial runs we managed to make it through 3 gates … Read more
Navigate using a reflective infrared sensor
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I have made my first robot with my dad not long ago. My dad wrote the program as I'm not EXACTLY sure how to use the ADC, which I need to interpret the analog … Read more
Navigate around
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1st Stage - Robot Platform This is my first robot. I use arduino Decimila for the brain and Tamiya twin motor gearbox. Sensor is Sharp IR connected to a servo.  … Read more
This is the ratb0t, he has a nervous behavior and remainds me a rat.. :] I´m using an Arduino Diecimila to control the steering servo and the traction motor. The … Read more
command an actuator through wifi
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This describes how to use the GPIO on a wireless router as binary outputs and how to control your electronics from the linux commandline. Software I started out … Read more