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I am building this robot for a course i am currently enroled in, the Edexcel Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). This course requires you to complete a project of … Read more
SplatBot X2 is one of my many re-creations for DAGU.  Before I came to work for DAGU, splatbot was selected to become a DAGU / LMR robot. It has been one of those … Read more
Avoiding objects and walls
Using a
This is my second robot, it is the same basic "cutting board" robot but now using the Sharp GP2Y0A02YK0F to avoid objects and walls. The code have comments and … Read more
Displays stuff sent through a serial connection from a PC or Microcontroller
Using a
10 October 2009 I discovered a flaw in the current design that will only allow the controller to work with a connection to the computer and not to a … Read more
Powerful union of a Beagleboard and Arduino to navigate using computer vision from a webcam
Using a
The Beagle-Arduino robot will use a Beagleboard for high-level robot functions: image processingartificial intelligencespeech synthesisvoice recognitioninternet … Read more
hello , this is my first robot , it is intended to be a long term project  kinda like CtC s WALTER , so far i only have the motors and motor drivers . Read more
I equipped my robot with gripper for moving the objests. Based on questions I will try to explain the construction and operation. This gripper is intended to hold … Read more
navigate around with IR and avoid stuff
Using a
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
Just a moble amusement and programming learning platform
Using a
This is my first robot in a few years, I took some time off.  So far everyone has said he looks like "WALL-E" So I just named him Wally. I'm still working on … Read more
DESCRIPTION: This is my second robot, and my second balance-bot. With this robot I try to improve and learn. My goal is simple; understanding. Read more
Hi guys! I present you my sixth robot. It`s from plywood and it´s very light robot. It can be moved in the middle. He receives four strong (12kg/cm) servos … Read more
Breitenberg robots
Using a
Hi all, That´s my first robot using a cutting board base... it has a grip to hold! ARDUINO Duemilanove and full rotation servos from sparkfun. Read more
avoids scary cats people and walls
Using a
time for a proper write up. this is my first functioning and finished robot rover. it is a servo drive robot using 2 futaba s3003 and two futaba s3001 servos for … Read more
hits walls, backs up, turns left, go forward.
Using a
this is undernieth my bot. I got the caster from ace hardware. The two motors are from a rc car called thunder tumbler. we used wire ties to hold it in one place. Read more

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Tries to emulate some animal behaviour regarding self preservation instincts
This is intended to be a Self Preservation Robot. The goal is to mimic some of the animal behaviour that we see in Nature when it comes to the self preservation … Read more
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