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Wanders around the given floorspace.Avoidance using sonar,bump, tilt ,IR.. LDR for additional sensor
Using a
I figured I should start with the chassis on this project:)Built around an old computer drive on which I attached a pair of gearmotors (12v,200rpm).The (v battery … Read more
Im a third-year mechatronics student from McMaster University. Fewer days ago, our team, Royalbot, win the champion in Sumobot competition. you may notice that it … Read more
inspired by BOB by badji here at LMR, i wanted to build my own four servo biped walker after i kind of failed on the rather complicated 12 servo ROFI. i love BOB's … Read more
This robot was made with micro servo motors and atmega 368 micro controller . Making this roboti is very simple. Just play with angles and time !!  Read more
A small remote-controlled truck, made of simple parts. Battery Li-Pol 70 mA, motors from old mobile phones, the PIC microcontroller 12F629A. Size LxWxH = 20 x 15 … Read more
Self-diagnoses medical conditions
While the world encounters more and more Ebola cases, the human kind seems to be more than ever in need of a medical tricorder, known from the science fiction TV … Read more
Several small works on the robot theme)), ...some older, some newer... More photo: http://vk.com/album215080588_00?rev=1 http://vk.com/album215080588_190876980 More … Read more
Currently, the robot moves in a circle. Motor test.
This is kinda/sorta my first robotics and electronics project ever. I have always been interested in making something autonomous and useful, and one day I happened … Read more
Navigate under remote control or automomously.
Prompted by Bajdi's and Mikronaut's hexapod builds, I decided to purchase one of the many inexpensive hexapod kits. Apparently I was one of the fortunate ones and … Read more
A very capable Robot, that can be remote controlled or rely on numerous sensors to be autonomous.
Using a
Autonomous Security Rover              by Arthur Gabanyi http://modern-robotics.com/ Read more
This is my first attempt at a walking robot...thoroughly inspired by Penny and Stomper. :) Read more
In the function Speaker Bot is to look around, to respond to loud sounds and in response to produce phrases robot Bender from Futurama (in Ukrainian). Phrase … Read more
The main part of the robot (block gears) taken from the old model CD-ROM, which were not driven by a belt and through the gears. Microcontroller PIC 12F629. The … Read more
Tells me when someone is standing in my doorway
One of the drawbacks of working in a University Institute is the noise.  Student researchers have to talk with Primary Investigators and Co-PI's, printers hum and … Read more
Lunokhod on tracks with remote control))...made from old parts... brains PIC 12F629 driver L293 motor 2 motors and drives from CD-ROM tracks from the scanner … Read more

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Charges lithium polymer and lithium ion cells
About a year ago, I bought a pretty nice, but old, digital camera in a thrift shop for $3.  I really like the camera, and one thing I like about it is that it has … Read more
Dear: LMR Just to let you know I have been developing for the past month a steampunk robot. I have finished the mechanical and moving onto electrical and software. … Read more
Obstacle avoidance using sonar and IR sensors
This is my latest robot project which I have named BFRMR1. It is a differential drive robot with two castors at the rear. The chassis is made from aluminium sheet … Read more
Using artificial intelligence to identify a disease by its symptoms
1. Introduction A medical tricorder is a handheld portable scanning device to be used by consumers to self-diagnose medical conditions within seconds and take … Read more

DreamMaker Overlord sneak preview

Well, it's time to inform you that the DreamMaker Overlord is launching on Kickstarter soon. 

What is the Overlord? 

Overlord is a FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) delta 3D printer with a build volume of 150mmD x 160mmH (OverLord) or 170mmD x 260mmH (OverLord Pro). The 3D printer is capable of printing PLA or ABS, uses automatic leveling for precise printing, pause/resume function and many other new features.

inspired by BOB by badji here at LMR, i wanted to build my own four servo biped walker after i kind of failed on the rather complicated 12 servo ROFI. i love BOB's … Read more

Verbal Skills and NLP

I'm starting this forum for discussing verbal skills in robots including but not limited to natural language processing.  I'd like this to be a place to discuss conventional and out of the box ideas for improving verbal skills in robots.  This could involve:

Simplified occupancy grid mapping

I have a setup, where a distance sensor, such as sonar or IR, rotates about 180 degrees and takes a distance measurement every few degrees. What I would like to do is to create a occupancy grid out of these measurements on an Arduino or, more specifically, I would like to compare two different algorithms, which create the grids.
One of these algorithms would be made by myself, but in order to make a solid comparison, I would like the other algorithm to be the one which is mentioned in occupancy grid materials and research papers, which utilizes a binary Bayes filter.