Let's Make Robots!
"We don't know if they are hostile, or simply unaware of us."               Read more
Making your own printed circuit boards(PCB) is so easy now. The biggest change is in the resist coating on the boards. Now it is less sensitive to ambient light. … Read more
Hopefully pulls me round the track :)
Lumi requested that I post about this ongoing project of mine.  I am currently about half way through builing a working 3 1/2" gauge live steam locomotive.  This … Read more
Ring the receptionist voip phone when button is pressed
Hi all, This is a project I worked on for the company I work for Optaros. We moved to a new shiny office and my boss asked me if we could do something more ... … Read more
Old Sega Rally Arcade transformed into a new Arcade
      @ MEO XL PARTY 2012 Video Link                               The premiere of this installation was at Sapo Cobebits VI, that takes place … Read more
makes its predictions based on a linear predictor function
The perceptron is a simple model of a neuron and was invented by Frank Rosenblatt in 1957. It has a number of external inputs, one internal input (called bias) and … Read more
Tracks faces and orientates the camera so that the face is always in the middle
UPDATE 1: I have stripped down the processing code to the bare basics so that it can be used however you want. I added lots of comments to make it easier to … Read more
Does your bedside table give light when you open it? In a discussion with a carpenter about his furnitures I asked about the usage of electronics in his creations. … Read more
Infrared diodes and detectors make things fun and magical. We are use to touching or flipping a switch to turn on lights. A simple transistor circuit with an … Read more
As seen in the picture there is an Arduino Uno with a protoshield on top with an IR receiver and IR LED. I undertook this project to learn how we used infra red … Read more
Changes voice, lights the "eye" in reaction to sound, looks eerie
I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I … Read more
I was asked to build a low power data logger for the University of Oslo that could measure light levels on two different water depths and the water temperature. … Read more
Give utility to wasted material.
     Hi guys!       I got ten days of holiday lol . So, what to do with this time? Cut the grass! Well, this task is ready... Then, let's make some … Read more
Tethered remote Moves up to 300lbs
My goal is to make a remote wheel barrow. I was able to get the power chair for $75. Everything works except it needed batteries. Cost varies from $100 for 1 U! … Read more
Convert home to an immobile robot. Collecting sensors reading and in the future will take actions
After having read so many interesting posts on the LMR I wanted to make also my contribution. The present project is not a mobile robot but rather an immobile one, … Read more
Regulates Voltage from 12V to 5V
One day every geek finishes something every other geek finished too: Hack a Mint Tin. Here is a voltage regulator that is hacked into a Mint Tin. In goes 12V, out … Read more
Detects Spirits in 3D and plays 3D surround Sound Tracking signal
Fritsl_s Spirit Detector has been niggling me for more than a year now. I have used the circuit he described and multiplied it by 3x. The Idea is so :- Place an … Read more
Convert 5V I2C signals to 3V3 and 3V3 signals to 5V
Arduino's and its clones come in many flavours, some work @ 5V others @ 3V3. If you want to communicate over the I2C bus between 2 Arduino's with different voltages … Read more
Behold, the All Seeing Eye. One day, I gazed upon such a thing on the internets, and it intrigued me. I said to myself; Thou shall build thyself such a Thing! And … Read more
Create blocks of pleasing pulsating colors.
Intro: Sept. 23rd, 2012 - My buddy Mat Nix wanted a light display that would respond to people moving about a room. Something like a wall of little frosted windows … Read more