Let's Make Robots!
navigate, recognize faces, speak, obey voice commands
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Ok this is my new bot Beryl (cause she's blue...) This is my big robot, intended to have a nano/pico-ITX PC inside with windows XP.  She is powered by a 5AH SLA … Read more
navigate around with IR and avoid stuff
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This is igor, my first robot.  His brains are a Make controller, a SAM7-based microcontroller which I gotta say was NOT the cheapest but for the most part is a joy … Read more

Big bot parts on the way :-)

I have no name for it yet, but I am building a bigger robot.  Over a year ago before I even started on iGor I built a 10"x8.8"x12" aluminum frame box, intending for it to be the body of a robot.  I think now after several smaller robots I'm ready to continue with that one.  So here is an idea of what i am gonna do

locomotion:

2x12V lynxmotion motors with R/C truck tires and 2x desk chair type casters

power:

12v SLA battery

CPU:

Navigate with IR and ultrasound and play sounds, looks adorable
Using a
So I was at the Disney store in the local mall, and I saw this R/C Wall-E toy, which actually looked big enough to stuff some electronics into, so I just had to do … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
This is my Roverbot.  He is a very simple robot, all he does is basically what the "Start Here" robot does, but with a casca tankbot chassis, an arduino, and a … Read more
Final Update: Welp drumbot was interesting, I got him to the point where he could approach, align, and drum on objects, but shortly thereaftrer the gears stripped … Read more
Price: $109 USD

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The Make Controller Kit is a fully programmable,open source hardware platform for projects requiring high performance control/feedback, connectivity, and ease of … Read more