Let's Make Robots!

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Navigate around via ultrasound
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First attempt at a palm sized simple autonomous robot. Extremely basic, the Arduino turns the bot left if the Ping senses something closer than 3-4 inches away. … Read more
Reacts on sensory input, speaks, shows hand gestures
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***Update 04/08/2012*** Some more programming done, see video HEAND_2: Random movements of the hand, touch sensor (integrated in its head), changing eye color when … Read more
roams until obstacle or edge...turns left and continues
Here is LEFTY, a BEAMbot based on Mark Tilden's BEAM sumobot as found in the awesome book: Junkbots, Bugbots and Bots with Wheels. The original design called for a … Read more
rolls forward
  I need a red rubber band tire!  The neck wiggles for awhile after it comes to a halt.      Read more
ARTIE will be part of a small robot swarm and rove around my apartment and elsewhere. This will be my primary swarm experimentation platform.
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Here are the parts I've ordered from SparkFun ( http://www.sparkfun.com ) for ARTIE, and the start of my small robot swarm. Wheel Encoder Set SPDT Mini Power … Read more