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Controlling a robot from Google+ Hangouts

Hi guys

I'm trying to create a google+ hangouts application to let us to control a robot (like magabot, for example), directly from there.

I already created the interface of the application, it is actually pretty simple, if you want to have a look it is hosted here: http://magabot.cc/hangouts/magabot-hangouts/.

Magabot Telepresence Games

Hi Everyone

As some of you may know we have tested telepresence with the community a few times before. Altough it was pretty awesome, we want to take another step and make it even more fun. So, this is what we will do:

Telepresence Magabots - Any volunteers?

UPDATE 04 Dec 2011:

Hi LMR!

We're here at this amazing robotics exhibit in Lisbon, Portugal and we have several available magabots. 

Small stepper motors

Hello LMR,

I need to get two motors which I can control precisely, like in a CNC.

I've been looking for small stepper motors and found these, which Pololu sells:

http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/1204

They seem to be good but I'm not sure about their speed (I've read somewhere that the are low speed and I would prefer fast motors).

 

Robot Competitions and other Events

Hi LMR,

Yesterday antonio.caciuc had the idea of compiling a database of robotics competitions. That's why I created this forum topic.

If you know any cool competitions or other events, please tell us about them here.

Serial Pins on AXE020

 

On the tutorial Picaxe for dummies Fritsl says the following:

Suggestions for TheBox

Hi,

Lately, I've been creating computer vision applications for my robot TheBox

I've created a color tracker, a motion detector and a wall avoider application.

But now I ran out of ideas. 

 

So, can you give me some cool ideas to make other applications? :)

LCD03 and PICAXE 28 pin Project Board

Hi,

Does anyone know how to connect a LCD03 to a picaxe 28x project board?

EDIT: I've already connected the LCD successfully to the board :D.

Wireless Communication

Hi,

I'm trying to create a application with processing to let two computers communicate without using the internet.

But I'm not being well succeeded using Bluetooth.