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Autonomous waypoint navigation
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1/19/14 - Outdoor testing to follow a hexagonal path. Direction is determined by HMC5883L. 1/18/14 - Arduino Uno is replaced with a Mega.   1/6/14 - Digital … Read more
Finally got around to starting the write up for my quadcopter :) bought most of the parts from hobbyking: the frame: … Read more
Semi-Autonomous Roaming - Data Collection
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Robbie-Robot (Have to change that name!) is basically "intended" to be a mostly autonomous rover using a Raspberry PI for processing sensor data from the arduinos, … Read more
This project is my first foray into robotics and electronics for that matter. My goal is to end up with a platform for AI experiementation. I plan to add GPS and a … Read more
I designed and built this vehicle as a senior project. The vehicle is loosely based on the army MarcBot, one of the first sugv's, but with some upgrades specially … Read more
GPS Waypoint navigation, computer development platform
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The ArcRover is my latest platform for developing GPS navigation systems as well as other computer related stuff. The robot uses a Raspberry Pi as the main … Read more
Great open-source platform for robotics, AI, computer vision researchers and DIY enthusiasts.
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We are using Dagu's tracked chassis. The body of the vehicle is 3D printed. The BeagleBoard-xM is used as on-board computer to control wide range of sensors (such … Read more
Completes missions, follow IR commands, "search & destroy", avoids traps
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Several months ago I have found on my "homestock" pair of metal tuning treads for Heng Long Panzer Tiger. Had no idea what to do with that I put it back. Later I … Read more
When complete, Navigate via GPS, colision avoidance sensors, and machine vision
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I have decided to move on to other things, GPS had some serious flaws, one of which would require me to drill out all the rivets, remove his shell, and replace two … Read more
Unmanned Ground Vehicle UGV Multiple Sensor Platform
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I have always wanted a robot with multiple sensors to absorb and shout out about the environment in which it lives. So what you will be seeing with "PropRover" is a … Read more
Navigates to GPS Points with Object Avoidance
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Autonomous Robot - GPS, Tilt Compass, Arduino Mega, Wild Thumper Motor Controller, Wild Thumper Chassis. What else do you want to know about this robot?   Read more
Competes in the Sparkfun AVC, drives around building as fast as possible
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Data Bus, is the 3rd place winner of the 2012 Sparkfun Autonomous Vehicle Competition (AVC) and veteran of the 2011 Sparkfun AVC. It is a mini, autonomous rover … Read more
navigate around a route with pre-programmed way points
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This is my third robot. It is built on an old R/C car. This robot can navigate around a route with pre-programmed way points using GPS. Read more
I don't really like to talk a lot about what i make, but i can answer all your questions that you might ask in your comments :) here are the photos, self … Read more
Self positioning buoy for scientific use
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Some of you might have read my post on Whirligig http://letsmakerobots.com/node/16995 and its predecessor SEA RENDERING http://letsmakerobots.com/node/21098, and … Read more
This is Mark II of the Whirligig project http://letsmakerobots.com/node/16995 code name SEA RENDERING (it’s not actually a code name, just an anagram for my name … Read more
I might be breaking some LMR rules, but this robot was built on my spare time while funded by the University of Oslo  and my employer APPLY Sørco, covering the … Read more
Use an Arduino GPS Shield to Fix position,altitutude,time,date........
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GPS:- The Complete Guide to Global Positioning Systems. Blogged Here :- Guide to Global Positioning Systems.   Check also:- Fundamentals of a GPS guided vehicle … Read more
Drive with an autonomous systems using ultrasonic sensors and GPS
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This project tries to manage any RC Car which you can purchase in your city using a NXT brick and a Lattebox NXTe. Read more