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(Update May 23rd, I got the L293D/H-bridge and things are moving along)   Intro (May 4, 2014) Read more
Autonomous navigation, web-based remote control
dilBot A loving little rover dilBot is a JavaScript powered Wild Thumper-based rover that makes heavy use of zip ties. More photos What does it do? Right … Read more
I found this nifty resource which outlines how to change the splash screen on a full graphic LCD. He goes into pretty good detail about how to go about it but … Read more
Hi its me again this is my third robot.I made about in about one month. Materials that i used: *Arduino clone (Funduino). *Breadboard. *Ultrasonic sensor … Read more
It is a simply and easily to operate monitoring alarm system about temperature humidity and smoke.
This DIY temperature & humidity & smoke alarm system based on ICStation Mega 2560 compatible with Arduino. Read more
Like an alpha version of Samantha from the movie "Her" who will obey your every command or just annoy you.
Well it has been quite a while since I've put something here mostly because of college stuff, so let me just get to it. The embedded video is me talking to my … Read more
It moves with input from an IR remote control
Hello Everyone, Read more
Navigates Around, behaves as my best buddy!
This is a robot I have built recently. Here are some pics. This is finished DS   Read more
Everything related to this one is hosted on Github links below. LINKS to … 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
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
Uses openCV to track and chase a coloured object
Using a
Using openCV running on a completely underpowered laptop to identify and track an object. For this proof of concept, a blue ball is tracked. I send calculated … Read more
I was looking at the plans that myblack60impala had posted, http://letsmakerobots.com/content/dr-who-k9-plans, and remembering how cool I thought that Maxhirez's K9 … Read more

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Navigate via Ultrasound,Log temperature
Update 16/05/14 Code and more pictures added.....had been a bit busy with exams :p. Also ran a successful obstacle avoidance test with R2D2 sounds. :D   Hello … Read more
Combines an ATtiny 85 and HM-10 (BLE)
Using a
UPDATE: Added BOM corrections. (Sorry for floating.) Ok. Here's a finished board I've been working on for a bit. In essence, it is a BLE node board.  It combines … Read more
I decided to work on something smaller, using all the experience I gained with Kubik. This one is as small as I could make it, uses an Arduino Pro Micro for the … Read more

LMRnet AKA LMR IoT (Internet of Things) Data Service

LMRnet AKA LMR IoT (Internet of Things) Data Service

Some days ago I saw in sparkfun news this particular one about their new Data Service (https://www.sparkfun.com/news/1527).
After that I asked Frits and Matt if we could host something similar on LMR's servers.

Prototyping CNC MkII

Late 2012 I started developing a 5 axis, CNC controller. The PCB was made but It was a long term project that ended up sitting on the back burners. I never had time to test it or write code. Although an Arm processor would be slightly cheaper and more powerful I have kept the design Arduino compatible as this is easier to hack for most hobbyist.

interacts with human beings
x2 is a small humanoid robot platform.The main frame is made of MicroRax beams, it has two 3DOF arms, a 2DOF head and two modified Hitec HS-645 MG servos to roam … Read more
(This node will probably float a bit, have lots of work to do on it. My apologies.) I'd been wanting to create a bridge between Arduino and iOS for awhile. Not … Read more