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moving arm with webcam controllable from web.
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A cheap robotic arm based on the OWI arm. 5 potentiometers were added to give it a position feedback,plus one motor controller to control the gripper and motor … Read more
this line follow Robot is  navigate via camera signals. easy to create this robot. no program skills need to create this robot Parts you will need to create 1. … Read more
Telepresence. Human/Computer interaction (speech, movement). Autonomous mode using A* in a controlled environment.
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Update 03/24/2014 He speaks!  Re-did the head, using a bunch of 3D printed corner brackets to hold it together vs glue like before.  Also installed a speaker from … Read more
Telepresence. Human/Computer interaction (speech, movement). Autonomous mode using A* in a controlled environment.
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Geoffrey is a work in progress telepresence/autonomous robot.  He consists of a netbook, Roomba, and Yoostar webcam all hooked together via USB.  Currently I have … Read more
NASA Centennial Challenge to locate and return samples to a starting platform.
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These three robots built on a Wild Thumper 6WD (75:1) chassis were an entry in the 2013 NASA Sample Return Robot Centennial Challenge. Twelve teams originally … Read more
  I built a small robot, then the following I will present the main units. Here you will find a photo infrared receiver, a remote control for a DVD player … Read more
Tweet to @OurCatDoor and the "Hand of PI" reacts.
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Full build page (with source) at: http://whiskeytangohotel.com/handofpi You can control the "The Hand of PI" by sending a tweet to @OurCatDoor. If your tweet … Read more
Navigate Through a Maze
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Note: The name has nothing to do with vampires. I have never read/watched those books/movies and I have no intention to. The name is an acronym for Electronically … Read more
win prizes, play tic-tac-toe
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Hello! this is my first post in a long time, so I hope you guys enjoy it.   Behold the robot made out of scrap parts found around my home (plus some purchased … Read more
This is my personal robot Marvin, he is still a project in progress (a robot is never finished). He is build after the Leafproject which is a opensource AI robot … Read more
users controlled through Tera Term - Using Bluetooth
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Atom 1.0: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/31322 My previous Arduino project had a controller that was connected to Atom and powered by my laptop.  Parts:  Read more
Short for: Self Propelled Acer Netbook Robot Status: Glorified RC car. First video posted. Read more
Remote Control / Tele-Presence Platform - Future Autonomy Plans
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Update: 9/3/2013 Rest In Pieces LTBot Just wanted to "complete" this one and move him on to the next reincarnation. For LTBot2 that is likely a semi-autonomous weed … Read more
Trackes the running distance for a hamster wheel.
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Hamster tracker is a project that came from a hamster forum, my GF reads. A guy there had put a bike computer on his the hamster wheel to measure the speed. I … Read more
cuts things out of wood, plastic and soft metals.
This is my cnc router. I built it by following the book/plans from buildyourcnc.com. I'm very happy with the results. I've still got a few modifications left to … Read more
Plays a song, checks your fingerprint and flee from light
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After I attended a beginners course held by Geir Andersen I got inspired to make a little car. So last summer at late hours between my shifts at work I made this at … Read more
This is my latest creation. It is a Hybred Boe Bot built up from a scratch on a a Boe Bot body. . It has 2 power supplys, one for motors and one for electronics so … Read more
hello everyone im in the middle of making a robot which uses an arduino and an ultra sonic sensor (clone of ping so it has the same pinouts) ive got the robot and i … 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
This is my first robot that I made with an Arduino. It's made of two pieces of plexiglas. The upper piece stands on 3 threaded rods. The motors are attached with … Read more
I am back. My older work was posted under Prettybird, but that account stopped working. This one of my newer designs. It uses a back steering wheel instead of a … Read more
walk around and avoid obsticles with 8 servos and a sharp IR (impress friends!)
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this is the very begining of my quadruped it uses a picaxe 28x1 and will sponser up to two servos per leg (2dof) so far the black box is just the "control station" … Read more
This robot was made by 2 pieces of foam-core stuck together to make the chassis. I used the same circuit board as in Start Here. It isnt that nice. Its only my … Read more
Few details about building Servo Two sharps Arduino uno and roboshield Acrylic strips Read more

FAB

This is my first arduino robot. FAB : First Arduino Bot I used roboshield for this project which i bought for Rs 400 ( $9 approx.). i have attached the code.The … Read more
Picks up objects(bottles) that comes in its way
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UPDATE : video uploaded . In the video the robot picks up bottle as well as avoids an object which cannot be picked. It uses 3 sensors i.e. 1 SRF05 and 2 GP2D12 to … Read more
Robie has a mode autonomous and can avoid obstacles and falls, a mode manual wich we can controled him everywhere in the world, a mode guard: if there is a intrusion in my home Robie send me a video mail, it can play mp3 music
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Computer Numerical Control. Process job request to mill oblects via 3 axis'.
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Built based on www.buildyourcnc.com, in conjunction with the companion book.   I know it's been done before, but I wanted it myself. I have completed about 98% of … Read more