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Travels towards Light source
This is my first robot to use the a MSP430 microcontroller and was mainly a project to help me learn more about using the MSP430. I originally posted this robot on … Read more
My first hexapod build! I've been itching to build one for a long time now, but the cost of the very nice Lynxmotion kit was out of my toy budget. After scouring … Read more
Its building for ocean surveying
This bot or Autonomous boat is called vigani. Its a local name so don't worry about the name. From design to firmware everything will be opensource once the final … Read more
i'm attempting to create an arduino robot that is controlled by an android phone, either through bluetooth, or an autonomous android app. output from the android … Read more
navigate around using infrared sensor for obstruction detection, and push a piece of tissue around the room, collect dust, hair and dirt.
to view all the posts i did on this robot, please check my g+ profile, https://plus.google.com/+jeromeianbuhisan/posts my original intention was to build a line … Read more
Navigate around, have fight, avoid obstacle and entertain peoples
Hi guys!! Quite sometimes I'm not updating my project. This time, I'm working on improved version of BoxDroid 2013 project. I'm trying to minimize the number of … Read more
This virtual robot plays any MIDI file you throw at it pretty much in real time. This is a commercial venture on a shoestring budget. Even if it makes no money … Read more
voice recognition, face recognition, live HD streaming from the PiBot Camera, control via smartphone & tablet ,line following, line making, measuring distance, and GPS.
I've been working on a build-it-yourself Raspberry Pi Robot called the PiBot that has all sorts of cool features on it, such as voice recognition, face … Read more
Walk around and goes backwards in curves if it detects an obstacle.
Using a
Update: I uploaded a new video with the robot walking with a speed of 5 milliseconds of "SpeedWalk". It flies! Read more
Hello all! This is my first robot project, and I'm super excited about it. Meet Crabe (a vikingish word for "Crab"). He's not much to look at now, but it's a work … Read more
switching another elektronic device from long distance by nircable
build website for controlling another elektronic device from long distance by db25 set to nircable switching (remote) make more fun and simple. this is the web … Read more
Update 6/10//14: Oops... i forgot to post the final project (i always forget to update when i'm done working on stuff).  The kids love the brush bots.  The … Read more
in order to operate a PWM servo we have to give PWM to it. PWM can be achieved by using timers or opamps or MCU, i don't know anything about programming, so i go … Read more
Meet Spidey and no, he does not use the Spider Controller! (Looks like a spider, thus, the codename Spidey, or maybe that's just me :D ) He's a single motor based … Read more
Navigate around via IR Sensor
Hello guys! Finally, after a lot of time, I am posting a robot entry! This is my first Arduino robot, a good testing platform. Here is also a video to explain a bit … Read more

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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
Stays there, soaking the sun rays. Buzzes angrily once in a while.
The other guy that came out of my little building session on that weekend. I wanted to make a solar roller but somehow the motors I had were unable to push even … Read more

Help with Beaglebone Black balancing robot

Hello everyone, I want to start by saying this question post might become long and I hope you guys hang on and are able to help me. So here we go :)

First of all the robot is barely able to balance. Here is a video of the robot trying to balance. The problem seems to be that the robot is not able to reach the setpoint fast enough. This is a speculation so you guys give me your ideas on what the problem is also.

Project demonstrates various statically balanced gaits of a quadpod.
Using a
YAQ - Yet Another Quadrupedal - is a four legged walking robot. This project demonstrates utilization of various crawling gaits to achieve synchronized movement of … Read more