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Arduino

This is my first robot attempt using Arduino uno it is almost finished and I have a code but there might be something wrong with the wiring if anyone has any … Read more
Otto walks, dances, makes sounds and avoids obstacles, is completely open source, Arduino compatible, 3D printable.
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Otto is completely open source, Arduino compatible and 3D printable. Otto was inspired by another LMR robot "BoB the BiPed" and programmed using code from another … Read more
Walk, Push ups, Navigate with ultrasound
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Update: 03 May 2016  [Added video of push-ups and sonar test]   ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi everyone, I am … Read more
Navigate around via bluetooth (later: via ultrasound, light, sound), display LED patterns, play sounds, rotate head and open arms
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Seven months ago, I decided to get into Arduino programming and to build a robot. On YouTube, I found many videos of obstacle avoiding robots built from a … Read more

AVA

Makes Conversation, Answers Questions, Explores
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This is Ava.  Ava is a friendly internet connected home companion robot that mostly likes to talk and learn new things.  To do this, she uses natural language … Read more
Poor Penny version :) No 3D printer ...:) This is my tribute to JerZ's Penny. This one is made with Polymorph, chopsticks,ice cream sticks, 2x 3,6V LiPo batteries … Read more
Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
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UPDATE April 29, 2014: As for request of fello LMRians I've put those motors in the shopping section of Letsmakerobots: Micro Gear Motor UPDATE April 21 2014: Sadly … Read more
Walking, Navigating, Turning
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HI! So i just finished my first robot and i wanted thanx for a great site with lots of info and inspiration! As this is my robot and i haven´t really been working … Read more
Hello guys! From day 1 on LMR, I have been nothing less than INSPIRED. 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
Remote controlled telepresence rover
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RalphBot has been in progress for about 3 years now and has gone through several revisions as I have had time to work on him. He started out as a quadruped bot, but … 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
RC,Obstacle Avoidance,Line Following
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Update 1/3/24 Code and Videos added....Video on the headlights test and automatic obstacle avoidance test. Videos here : http://youtu.be/SZA4--jDd7U … Read more
Uses openCV to track and chase a coloured object
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Using openCV running on a completely underpowered laptop to identify and track an object. For this proof of concept, a blue ball is tracked. I send calculated … Read more
A couple functions:1) Remote Control 2) Autonomous avoidance 3) Autonomous object retrieval (hopefully)
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This is my Service Droid. Meet VADER,  the Very Advanced Droid Exploration Robot. Ok, I admit it, the name is a stretch but it was fun to come up with.  Everyone … Read more
Fetch a beacon, Follow Me (beacon), and obstacle avoidance
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Work in progress. I don't know if this will be 2 robots or one yet. My wife got me an OWI Robotic Arm kit and a DFRobot 4wd Chassis for christmas. I picked up … Read more
Opensource platform for making creative robot
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Nice to meet you. I'm a hobbyist from Japan. At first, I feel LMR is an awesome community ! There are a lot of unique and creative robots. All of your works are … 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
Autonomous Drive, Line/ Maze Follow, Drawing, Mapping, RC Drive
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Hey hey! Just as great as the Original Tadpole, but with 100% more wood! I was shopping on the ol' eBay's and came across some 3mm birch plywood, usually used in … Read more
The Garden's fountain for the dogs based on Arduino.
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Dog Fountain The Garden's fountain for the dogs based on Arduino Introduction The project started with 2 dogs in a garden and bowls always empty or fill with … Read more
Draw, Dance, and Play Music
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This is a smart doodle robot built from a kit purchased from "Hobby King." It is for our ES100: Engineering Design Project class at Montgomery College. Right now, … Read more
This Robot is controlled using Arduino...I have used 433Mhz RF modules so that the Arduinos can communicate wirelessly...the robot uses differential drive in order … Read more
6DOF motion control platform
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This is an update to my previous Stewart Platforms. This is one of the first I truly feel is "done enough" - there are no outstanding technical issues that bug … Read more
       Hello LMR, this is Penny the 3 servo hexapod. Penny is not just a very cheap way to build a hexapod but a very cheap way to build a robot, period. I … Read more
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
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
I like to work on multiple robots at one time (it gives me time to plan features/programming for the other robots.) This little bot is a quick build on a single CD … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, hopefully a lot more...
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This (as of yet un-wired, and un-programmed) bot will be a 2 processor design (hopefully, a real "Smartbot"). In front is a Uno32 running Arduino C/C++ I am … Read more
Autonomous room navigation, possible cleaning capability
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I just built this little bot this morning! The shape (and code) seems excellent at keeping this bot from "getting stuck" and if I were to add a small sponge to the … Read more