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Scuttles about detecting people, light, and objects
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Scuttle: to scurry or to run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps - Seems appropriate. Read more
I have a theory that I've been working on for over 25 years now.  It's about making robots smarter by making them more aware of their surroundings.  To make them … Read more
Obstacle avoidance, smells good & won't sweat!
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This is BrutBot. He is my first robot and is based on the Arduino UNO with the Adafruit motor shield and a Parallax ping))) sensor.  I started with a "start here" … Read more
I am working on an AI implementation since 14 months, as my daughter was born. I have notebooks full of observations of human behavior from a newborn to a child. I … Read more
Purpose: Piranha Tank was developed expressly for the purpose of pursuing Fish Tank.  Chassis: Piranha Tank's chassis was custom printed by Chris the Carpenter … Read more
This is my first experiment with artificial inteligence using a simple Doodle Bot with a RTC and SD card for extra memory. When I say artificial inteligence I am … Read more
Conquerer of Living Rooms
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Finally have a few projects up and running--somewhat. My previous "Untitled Robot Project" project was actually scrapped for this, since I needed the already "lego … Read more
Navigates via Infrared, and uses basic obstacle avoidance.
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The video shows the robot in operation, notice that if it hits an obstacle that's just out of view and falls over onto it's back it actually turns itself off! This … Read more
Controlled via audio signals coming from bluetooth connected to a phone
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This is my second robot car. It is controlled wirelessly by an android phone with the help of a bluetooth headset. The theory is that an android application plays … Read more
Example robot made out of various CD ROMs.  CDs were machined using a 4 flute 1/16 endmill on my cnc machine and glued together with super glue. So get building … Read more
Reacts on sensory input, speaks, shows hand gestures
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***Update 04/08/2012*** Some more programming done, see video HEAND_2: Random movements of the hand, touch sensor (integrated in its head), changing eye color when … Read more
Travel in pockets, live on desks, play snooker once in awhile
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UPDATE: Nov. 30th, 2012: Progress report with pics, no new vids.   Read more
navigates a maze and finds shortest path
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This is Mazie, the maze solving robot. She is my first project using arduino. My eventual goal is for her to follow a line maze, then go back and find the shortest … Read more
Reads RFID tags then plays .wav files, also uses a mic to hear loud nosies.
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     This is a copy of the RFID bear on Make. I have however added a few new features in the code like a ram check, a random file player and a sound response. … Read more
My iteration at building the famous MouseBot, originally (Mousey, the Junkbot?) created by Randy Sargent. I present to you YUMBBBBMH (Yet Un-named Mouse Bot Being … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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                This is Bert. he is a small development platform that i plan on using to get a grips with the arduino programming language before i take on … Read more
For historic accuracy this is I my first attempt at building a robot. It's an upside down waste basket with a Big Trak motor assembly attached to the lid. Never … Read more

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Roams around, seeking for humans, tries to interact with them
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Update 05/06/2012 Voice recorder board finished and assembled. The loudspeaker (0.5 W/8Ω) is from an old toy, came in nicely in a small plastic box, which covers … Read more
Interacts with human beings, meows and purrs
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Update 29/05/2012 Eye mechanism designed. Built the mouth, just missing the rubber pipe. Update 28/05/2012 Schematic of the ISD2560 added. A 2 DOF rubber pipe … Read more
Navigate around and avoid obstacles
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Ronnie2 is a follow up of my first robot Ronnie which was based on an Arduino Uno. This Time I'm building it up with a dedicated robot board which was shipped with … Read more
Interacts with human beings
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***Update 17/05/2012*** Fubo assembled and partly wired … Read more
wander around the room not hitting things
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Ok...this is my first ever actual project in electronics, programming and mechanical engineering and i decided to make life difficult from the start by making the … Read more
Navigate around the house (2D SLAM)
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This robot is similar to the Willow Garage Turtlebot. The base is an iRobot Create. Zagros Robotics supplied the Create mounting bracket, additional decks and … Read more
Navigate around via remote control
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Hello to all and thank you for looking at my ongoing project. This is my first LMR project, inspired by all the fine examples on this website. So far I have built … Read more