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LMR in Google

I am replying to the message Frits posted on the start page.

I did a qick check about the google presence and there is no sign of disappearance. I am sure it just had a small hickup due the website changing (owner) and/or registration.

As we all want LMR to be the #1 I am also putting links whereever I see fit. Please do the same but do not spam other forums, just place the link where you think it's appropriate.

 

Drive around, avoid obstacles and beeps with R2D2 sound when facing an obstacle
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UPDATE MARCH 18 2014: Well, it's been silent in that project since it was finished. Now, after EL2ISA2 broke down because of a leaking battery he was waiting to be … Read more

AI.Frame funding

I've got in contact with the people behind the AI.Frame robots and there are some quite interesting designs. We've got some kits to try them. Now AI.Frame is going the next step and want to collect some funds for a first batch production.

http://www.pozible.com/project/178499

You might recognize some stuff in the pictures. Yeah, my friend and me took that pictures in our DFRobot office.

Moving in a contained area, avoiding obstacles, checking battery power, find a line, find a cliff
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It's been a while since I submitted a robot. Now here he goes, the Desktop Companion Bot or short DCB.  Prolog: The idea came by thinking about a new swarm robot. … Read more

Maker Carnival Shanghai 2013

Well, I just want to review the Maker Carnival in Shanghai last weekend (Oct. 19 & 20). 

It was the second Maker Carnival in Shanghai and I may say it was a huge success. Many peopel came not only for watching but also asking questions and got in terested in the general Hacker/Maker activities.

DFRobot as a sponsor of the Maker Carnival had a booth showing new products and projects. Her you can see the Insect bot mini prototype.

Actually serving as a test platform to get some programming done and check out all the components I got what to do with them. First cntact with a H bridge since I am using gear motors and no servos.
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Hi I am Steven X I am a modified line follower chassis and serve as a test platform. Now I will let my builder talk since i do not have any idea what he is doing … Read more
Walk around and goes backwards in curves if it detects an obstacle.
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UPDATE NOVEMBER 29, 2013: He made it. The Insect Bot Mini is now available in DFRobot.  Get your own Insect Bot Mini kit for … Read more

Five free Insect Bot Mini kits

This is a free (well, it does not cost money) giveaway of 5 Insect Bot Mini kits.

 

All 5 kits are gone now, please do not request anymore but you still can comment :-)

 

Goes to the brightest light source
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Ok, that is something what sits on my desk for a while and never got finished. Inspired by Yahmez and his The MicRObot Challenge and also one of my Chinese … Read more