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Provides a simple test bed for various hardware and software technologies.
Double decker circle platform robot. Read more

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test bed for four wheel drive, and hits everything
    Q is my introduction to four wheel drive rover designed to be used with the picaxe 28x2 shield but any controller with  four motors and four servo's will … Read more
I am currently working on a Biped robot which is my first. The first thing I noticed after putting the legs together and trying to animate it was the frustration in … Read more
Remote control drive and arm manipulation, running ROS, RGBD via Kinect
It all started when iRobot Roomba was adopted by our family to do its slavery job. We were discussing mechanics of Roomba with my son and decided to create our own … Read more
BuoyBot is my submition for the Single Motor Robot Challenge.     General Structure: Read more
UPDATE okt 9 I created a 3d simulation model. See video. My plan was to use this model to reverse-engineer my cam wheels. What I want to achieve is that the legs … Read more
We've all seen the little robots that hobble around using a couple servos... they are fairly easy to build, inexpensive, and they are way cute! My goal in this … Read more
Hi everyone! There are a lot of cool robots up here. This is the beginning project of mine. It will use an Arduino to navigate around using an ultrasonic sensor … Read more
Transmit your own voice and WAV's on any FM frequency
Title and video pretty much says it all... Raspberry Pi based, Python scripted. Read more
supposed to jump but more or less shuffles around
Dont watch this unless you just have nothing to do because you will probably curse me if you do. I thought this would be pretty cool but it turned pretty lame with … Read more
Flies scaring everybody that is too near...
Using a
Aimed by fritsl last post :)   ... Atropos is a wifi operated quadrocopter system. It uses a Fonera 2201 with a custom compiled version of GNU/Linux … Read more
This is a simple vehicle which will change the path/direction by sensing the clear path. If there are some obstruction, the vehicle will change the direction and … Read more
Dustin is an interesting robotic head found at a thrift store here in Austin by a fellow member of The Robot Group, Dustin (hence the name). When we first got … Read more
Assists Boy Scouts with Camping Activities
Using a
ScoutBot 1402 is a Robot Designed to take camping with Boy Scout Troop 1402. It is a rather large and heavy Robot, it stands about 5 feet tall, and weighs in at … Read more

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Balances on two wheels
This robot is called Wheelee. It is simple inverted pendulum robot made on arduino. Firmware, Matlab model, Android application and some articles are on Github … Read more
This is a line follower that uses a MSP430G2553 16 bit microcontroller and a L293d motor driver. There are 5 cny70 analog infrared sensors that feed the value to … Read more
Walks, talks, dances. interacts with user through voice recognition - tells terrible jokes
Noodlebot main components: - Satay veg with tofu - Arduino Nano v3 - EasyVR 2.0 voice recognition module - 4 x MG90 Micro Servos - Ultrasonic Module HC-SR04 - 8x8 … Read more

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Quality of Life

I'm on a crusade. A crusade for better quality of life. In fact, a crusade for quality that means life. A lot of money is wasted. People are being injured, sometimes seriously, or even being killed because of poor quality software. We have the power to help put an end to it. If you have read any of my previous posts, you may have noticed a recurring theme: software quality. Even if the post wasn't about that at all, it seemed to always crop up. And that is what my crusade is about. I need your help.

This is my snow plow bot. It is currently RC but I want to convert it to wireless for internet control.Weighs about 200 pounds. Some Specs: 2x25 Sabertooth Motor … Read more
supports bots while not in use
as it says on the tin, this two piece stand with a loo roll for the height. Read more