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Walks around, avoiding obstacles using an ultrasonic sensor.
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This is my take on a very simple 3-servo biped. It is inspired by Frits's "Dead Duck" 3-servo biped. My version is made with 3D printed parts, and the entire robot … 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
Play a traditional Chinese musical instrument.
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Recently my son showed an interest in learning music so my wife bought a Guzheng. I decided to try and build a robot that can play it using just LOZ blocks and a … 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
Hi, this is my test platform for my grade project on the University, since the University have a Lynxmotion rover with the AL5D robotic arm and I've already managed … Read more
Learns from Listening and Asking Questions, Tracks Colors and Heat, 6 Web Services, Database of Learned Knowledge
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9/14/14 Update - Its all about being Reusable and Configurable Read more
Fortune box I just read the posting about the fantastic "Dadaist poetry box". Great! This inspired me to post my less intelectual "fortune box" It is quite the … Read more
It's a remote control for a Stewart Platform. Soon it will be a 6DOF HID joystick
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You can find out about this and many more robots @ http://marginallyclever.com. So... I suck at Kerbal Space program.  I needed a better joystick to fly with and I … Read more
Sweeps the floor using ultrasound, IR, and an encoder for obstacle detection/avoidance
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this is a follow-on to an earlier proof-of-concept robot found here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/36052 The brush part of this sweeper is from a Shark hand held … Read more
Just climbs, baby!
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We created this robot to model what our full size robot will do at the FIRST Ultimate Ascent competition. There is a 30 point bonus for climbing the pyramid on the … Read more
Mines Diamonds,makes me rich one day
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Hello everyone,this is the miner robot,I have built for The Diamond mining challenge. This is the easiest possible solution I could think. Since I am just a newbie … Read more
Toasting a beer with you
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When you're forever alone, this robot helps you through the lonely Saturdaynight by toasting a beer with you! Read more
Follow line and rescue a victim (soda can)
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This is my robot that I am going to use for the Robocup Junior Australia competiton. We have to make a journal anyway so I figured that I might as well upload it … Read more
Line following Robot
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Line following Robot. It can runs up to 1m/s. hope fully we can participate in RobotChallenge (http://www.robotchallenge.org/robotchallenge) for this year. Read more
Introducing Strike'm,a robot that simply Strikes you out. So,this is the Tic tac toe robot I have built. Actually inspired from Oddbots challenge,I have made this … Read more
Remote Controlled Robot, Navigate around via ultrasound
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After some weeks of browsing this website, I felt inspired to built something, so, here is the first robot that I'm currently working on. The idea of this project … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound and make a cute sound when it encounters an obstacle
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Here's a nice animation of him (I found out animation gets disabled if you use a .gif for your Primary Image): Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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Hello everyone. My ultrasonic sensors arrived (4 in total) but instead of using them on my scrapbot, i found some 360 degree servos that i had gathering dust from a … Read more
Uses a smartphone to operate. It can be an assistant, pet, or a telepresence device. Can be anything depends on the mobile app you write.
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Hey Guys, I know, I didn't post for a while. Didn't have time to post some of the projects, sorry about it. Alright, so here is our new project, we plan to go … Read more
Navigates via Ultrasound, annoys the dogs
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2012/12/4-Yay, the video is working!Also, OddBot is right, it is called "BubbleBot" because it is full of air, though I don't know how hot it was.This is the most … Read more
Avoid obstacles, crash, follow my Rover 5
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Update 2: Added a WiiCamera sensor :) I put a tilt/pan kit and WiiCamera on the little bot. Bought both from Rocket brand studios (CtC). The sensor is super cool :) … Read more
Creates Room Maps & sends them to laptop w/XBee, receives room location from laptop, locates balloons w/PING, & herds them w/fans to that spot
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Here is my new post to document the details of my plans.  I'll update my progress in implementing them here as noteworthy milestones are reached.  My goals with … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound sensor
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Lurking a few months now in this forum I've been learning from all of you. I started assembling and playing with some Dagu robots like the Adventure bot and … Read more
Walk Around and Make Gestures
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This is my interpretation of the Addams Family's The Thing. It is a five finger walker that can also make gestures. The intension of this robot is to live in the … Read more
Navigates via four HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensors
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Parts: Meduino Nano microcontroller TB6612FNG motor driver on carrier board Four HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensors i2c serial LCD display - 16X2 1 TI MSP430 Launchpad … Read more
Trying to get in the next Tron movie :p
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November 23rd Bajdupod 9G turns in to Bajdupod MG90 super mega turbo bling bling Read more