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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.

Provide precision speed control of motors
This tutorial shows how to connect 2 DC motors with simple encoders to an Arduino for precise speed control and distance measuring. The sample code is written for a … Read more
This tutorial is an extension of my original tutorial on using motor encoders here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/38636. This tutorial looks at some code I have … Read more

Campus Party London 2013

UPDATE SEPTEMBER  8:

Well, it's a couple of days now that the Campus Party closed it's doors and I am back home already. 

Sneak preview of T'REX robot tank chassis prototype

 

Inspired by the Rip Saw tank, I have designed a new robot chassis called the T'REX tank chassis. I finally received all the parts for the prototype chassis. The entire chassis including gearboxes and tracks are all metal. The tracks have been anodized a gun metal grey colour.

Hi all, I gave in to BOB :) This is how mine looks like currently, except for beeing blue it's the same as all BOB's out there. I do plan to add extra stuff but … Read more
8/26/13- BoB has an article on maker! http://makezine.com/2013/08/25/build-your-own-biped-robot/ thank you ignoblegnome Also if anyone would like their BoB … Read more

Campus Party 2013 LMR division

Campus Party has been awesome meetup-events for LMR members, and we have often been given .. very good conditions, only we should not write about that in public, because it's a complex world of sponsors and participants and dealings.

Those who went can confirm that it is really the coolest thing to meet up and .. it cannot really be expplained, but it's really, really awesome, despite any possible trouble, it has been really, really awesome to meet each other!

A hexapod for my son to ride on - a big experiment

After seeing the weblink by bdk6 "inspiration for Hexapod builders" I was inspired. The video is of the "Mantis" turbo diesel all terrain hexapod.

Ok, I cannot afford to build a 2 tonne turbo diesel hexapod but I can build one big enough for my 8 year old son Shi Sen to ride on. My plan is to have almost the entire robot laser cut from 6mm plywood.

Drives around controlled by a web interface and streams video
Using a
Hey all, I finish building this about 2 weekends ago but I never got to actually post it so here it is: Raspberry Pi tracked bot or short RPI-TB-2 :) Built this one … Read more