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It follows the path made of white light
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This robot is designed for leading people to their sits in cinema, theatre.. etc by controlling their tickets and accompanying them. It is basically a line follower … Read more
Roams around, avoids obstacles with ultrasound and ir
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This is propably fourth or fitfh evolution version of my first finished and working robot ever built. It has Oopic-R controller as brains, 2 cont.rot. modified … Read more
Act as a virtual person remotely, allowing a person on the Web to interact with others in an unstructured environment
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This is a Telepresence robot, it is intended to be connected to the Intenet (Wifi) and allow a remote person to interact with the (remote) environment. Whilst not … Read more
This robot features the Arduino bootloader with ATmega168 microcontroller and motor control circuitry built-in. A battery module plugs in through a stackable … Read more
Spy kee is a build it your self robot that you can controll using a interface on your pc/mac. it is very responsive when on ad-hoc mode but has 1 sec lagg doing it … Read more
This is Doris the line loving robot (she's also my first). She's simple with no brains using Light Dependant Resistors to detect the line, this has its draw … Read more
Having finally got the CNC mill working, I've built another Robot. Its straight off the mill, and I couldnt wait for the battery box I designed the holes for to … Read more
Small Scale Fire Fighting Robot
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My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is one of my two entries. … Read more
autonomous object avoidance
Updated 9/6/09 I got bored and built a simple object avoider robot that I'm gonna donate to my local high school robotics group. Its a Pololu tracked base, 2 Sharp … Read more
avoids obstacles
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BlueBot is a simple tracked robot controllable and programmable via Bluetooth (Bluetooth module OEMSPA310). Chasis based on Tamiya Track and Wheel Set is bought in … Read more
Avoid obstacles, wake me up, water the plants.
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09/06/09 I finished the latest cleaner head and mounted it temporarily on Ozzy with double sided tape. This is the 3rd revision of the vacuum head, the 2nd was made … Read more
First project board : ) Its basically a 40x1 hooked up to a l293d, with a bi-color LED. All the random pins are for either ground or power, with 2 being analogue … Read more

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Robotic parts made with simple tools.
     Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my … Read more

Controlling a Raspberry Pi / Arduino Bot from the Internet Part 2 of 3

This is part two of a three part Series to explain how I control my BotTwo semi-Autonomous Robot from a webpage on the Internet. 

Here is a simple upgrade for the Raspberry Pi camera. Although the stock lens is sharp ..... it lacks that spycam aspect....... There are loads of fixed lenses … Read more

Which MOSFET to use for battery voltage measurement?

Hello all,

I'm currently building a buoy with a string of sensors that measures temperatures at different dephts. I'll be making a blog or Something Else later.

The thing is, I want to measure the voltage of the battery (Li-Po) to be able to predict when it needs to be charged since the system will operate "out-there-in-the-middle-of-nowhere".

[Update: Chapter PROGRAMMING - Markov chain text generator] Introduction x2 is a small humanoid robot platform for my current research. It is also a HackadayPrize … Read more
Control every robot with a customizable app
I just finished a project I have been working on for quite a while now - a fully featured universal Bluetooth remote for Android. Most controllers I have seen on … Read more
Bitbang Control over FTDI
This is a short note on how to setup a C programming environment for the FTDI chip in bit banging mode, since that's what I had difficulty doing. There may be … Read more

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