Let's Make Robots!

Kinect

Current remote control
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Alfred is a work in-progress robot for ATX Hackerspace, the local Hackerspace here in Austin. It's based off of a Balder power wheelchair, using a Sabertooth 2x25 … Read more
Follow, Navigate, Remote Controlled
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My name is Rick and have no programming background but have always wanted my own robot after watching the movie Short Circuit. From that time on I said "one day I … Read more
Navigation, fetch objects, recognise people
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This is Robbie the Robot The project is a couple of years in the making he is a 2 wheel differential drive robot with a Inmoov upper body the servos in the arm … Read more
Navigate in my flat via Kinect, compas and ultrasonic, obstacle avoidance, now me and other people, can hear and speak
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For the winter time I need a Robot for indoor. My other one (AUROB Isaac) is to big to drive in my flat. So - I have made a Robot like the Microsoft Eddie bot - but … Read more
calculate routing, find the way and recognition, obstacle avoidance - primarily drive from point A to B ;)
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Here is the brief introduction of my AUROB Isaac: Base is an old electric wheelchair. The whole robot is controlled via a i7-7200M notebook. The latest version I … Read more
Telepresence. Human/Computer interaction (speech, movement). Autonomous mode using A* in a controlled environment.
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Update 08/18/2014 Finally figured out how to get the Dynamixel servos to be controlled by the XBox controller through my Java program.  Using a USB2Dynamixel … Read more
Navigate around the house (2D SLAM)
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This robot is similar to the Willow Garage Turtlebot. The base is an iRobot Create. Zagros Robotics supplied the Create mounting bracket, additional decks and … Read more
Sings, recognizes faces, recognizes speech
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I've been building Robot Betty9 for about 10 years. She has an Arduino, a Basic Stamp, A Vex for her power rollerskates, and uses an EZ Robot board for AI, and face … Read more
Given a priori knowledge of the environment and the goal position, mobile robot navigation refers to the robot’s ability to safely move towards the goal using its … Read more
Navigates Around, Telepresence, Follows People
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UPDATE 27 Jun 2012: New videos!  The first one is of our new application for Google+ Hangouts.  It allows you control a robot directly from a hangout, while … Read more
   Well after a long time away from this hobby I am back again.. I am trying to create a little hobby robot that will hopefully eventually be controlled by voice … Read more
After a few more tests it seems 4lbs is the limit for the motors on him... one of them isn't spinning as fast as the other now. I've checked the motor and made sure … Read more
Navigation, object manipulation, other mobile manipulation research tasks.
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Maxwell is my latest attempt at a lowcost, human-scale mobile manipulator using an ArbotiX and ROS. The design guidelines were pretty straight forward: it needed … Read more
The goal is to design, build and program a robot which is nearly as sophisticated as ASIMO ($1,000,000) or WilloGarage's PR2 ($400,000) from off the shelf … Read more