Let's Make Robots!
Read RFID tags and Smart Cards with this handheld device
A Basic Stamp 2px powered handheld device that can read RFID tags and Smart Cards then displays the data on an LCD screen. Future upgrades will include the ability … Read more
Control a WiFi robot
Grabbed an Arduino Esplora board and decided to use it as a controller for one of my old Arduino WiShield bots. The Python script runs on a PC connected to the … Read more
Displays aircraft ADS-B data
Raspberry Pi, USB WiFi, USB TV Tuner and a 7Ah SLA running the Dump1090 software allows the reading of aircraft ADS-B data and friendly webpage display. The … Read more
Detects human faces, uses servos to track and point at the face
Using OpenCV to detect and track a human face then converting the coordinates into servo positions so a pan/tilt servos setup will point directly at the face. I … Read more
See the electromagnetic fields around you
Senses the level of electromagnetic fields around the device and displays the intensity on the LED bar graph.  I designed this PCB after reading the make magizine … Read more
overlay data from an arduino on live video
The Video Experimenter shield from nootropic design allows data overlay from a camera.  This is the demo program running.  I'm using an old pair of video goggles … Read more
Create a solid rocket motor at home!
Manufacturing combustion chambers and nozzles, cooking rocket fuel and using PVC pipe to create custom rocket motors right at home! Not only is making your own … Read more
Accelerometer assisted fin actuation to provide straight flight
This model rocket was modified to fit 4 servos, each controlling the position or a fin. An accelerometer in the nose cone gave data to the Arduino in which it … Read more