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Autonomous navigation using a hybrid sensor approach
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Anthony is a work in progress. The objective of the project is to experiment with a hybrid sensor approach to autonomous navigation. I am using Anthony as a … Read more
Roam around with a Ping and compass with IR remote
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   The Heinz 57 robot was thrown togather with stuff I had laying around. Quite a mix of Erector set, Lynxmotion, Parallax, Futuba, Honeywell Rouge, and salvaged … Read more
Pops out to surprise passerby.
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the Greeter, aka the Imp    *edit notification* Oops.  I accidentally racismed. Turns out my original nickname for this little animatronic, (which was an … Read more
After some testing with Robot Bravo I realized that it would be helpful to have some other sensors to supplement the camera based vision.  I built a new platform … Read more
Navigate via IR, version 2 will also remove the pits from olives... We cannot tolerate any pits.
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I've been reading all the great info on this website for the last month or so.  Was inspired to put together the first 'start here' robot. I followed the … Read more
Update: been through a few revisions, new pics added of the last mods and the latest mod-in-progress (front+rear castors, mid-mounted motors and batteries)  This … Read more
THE PROBLEM STATEMENTTo construct an autonomous machine(15x25cm minimum size) which searches for a vacant place in a jammed parking lot and “parks” itself there … Read more
So the time has finally come, I had some time this weekend and started turning plans and ideas into reality. I have been researching and studying milling machine, … Read more
Strolls around, moves its head back and forth and makes Star Wars sounds...
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This is my version of the famous R2D2. It strolls around, moves its head back and forth and makes Star Wars sounds... Apart from the motors and microcontroller, … Read more
Walks around, wirelessly controlled, and shoots at things. Won Mechwars 2009
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Thought I would post about my latest robot: Issy (short for IssyDunnYet). I started actually making this robot run around about 3 weeks ago, and amazingly, it's … Read more
Update 12-08-09 Hi Guys, More new video...this is Herbert's first attempt at collision avoidance.  Well, it wasn't very successful, lol!  I'm going to spend the … Read more
Like most people I saw a link to the start here robot and was instantly intrerested.  It seemed to marry my interest in techy stuff and my programming … Read more
Drives over most stuff, occasionally flips over.
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Mr Mountain Monster (MMM) was originally named Mr Suspense because his main modification to the Mr Basic kit from DAGU is the suspension and flexible drive system. … Read more
Navigates using ultrasound, flashes led lights
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I had a great deal of questions before diving into this project. We all have our little preferences in how things should be. I first focused on choosing the right … Read more
Using the Wii Remote IR camera directly with an Arduino
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The Wii Remote became a very intersting tool for hacking and other uses where it not has been mentioned for. After the first hacks appears in the internet a lot of … Read more

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This tutorial is still under contruction so please check weekly for updates. I have taken it out of "Draft Mode" because it has a lot of useful information for … Read more
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This is a displacement resistance type touch sensor. It uses conductive foam as the resistive element. If you would like to see a video Walk-through of how to … Read more
Some years ago I made this software oscilloscope and shared it on this site. Then a couple of years passed without me logging on, and in the meantime the link to … Read more
For better readability I have attached a pdf, which explains how linear regression is used for supervised machine learning. In this paper I also derived the general … Read more
Hi!! I made  telepresence robot. Device was mounted on the robot:LIVA(small windows PC),Arduino Development language:Processing Read more
Can solve maze via ultrasound,Can grab object via ultrasound
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Forgive my poor english.. Many thanks to LMR and special thanks to   BIRDMUN , ANTONIO.CACIUC,BASILE and   peter ROBOTFREAK This is my first robot that is capable … Read more
Ok, so I have wanted to build a robot for a while, but school prevented me from starting anything.  At the beginning of this summer I bought a Raspberry Pi to just … Read more