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It's been a while since I had time to post anything here. This is my first outdoor type robot. I have the R/C mode testing almost done. The gripper should work … Read more
This is a small project that I spent some time with during the second half of 2015. Now, after letting it rest for six months, I started looking into it again. The … Read more
After having read your amazing robots for 2 months, I decided to start building my own one. I would like my first robot could "walk" instead of wheels. Of course, … Read more
explore the world via camera, Programmable, Through narrow places easily, battle with other robots
Story of Xpider we have a little kitty in our office, her name is tea, and one day, we are curious what the world looks like from tea’s eyes. So we want to make a … Read more
Remote controlled through web interface
Using a
The idea in short: I will send a robot around planet earth. The robot will be sent to you free of charge. Let it run in your area for 24h and show all earthlings … Read more
Amplifies the wearer's strength, provides haptic feedback and environmental information, aids in disaster relief missions remotely if necessary.
Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
Finished robot, on track. I started with the same base as the Cocoabot https://www.robotshop.com/letsmakerobots/node/36700 - I had not seen his, but great minds … Read more
simple autonomous robot with a remote control
Using a
Recently, I volunteered at my son’s high school to be a coach/teacher for their robotics club. It turned into more of a weekly class which ran once a week for 2 … Read more
Made to experiment with visual navigation and object manipulation
  MILO is the successor build to ScoutBot 1402, and re-uses many of the components from that robot.  Since he is the second attempt at a large robot, there is a … Read more
In the seventh U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange on June 7th,IronBot was sent as a gift to US secretary of state Kerry and Chinese Vice … Read more
Navigate via RC control, fires Nerf gun, supports autonomous control via Raspberry Pi
Using a
This rover makes use of the following: CPPM RC radio input from openTx RC radio Arduino Nano to handle communcations from RC, Raspberry Pi via USB (not attached … Read more
Hello, I just joined this sight to learn and meet people that share the same interest in making robots. I know no one that does this as a hobby. Read more
Moves in like no hexapod has moved before :)
Ghost In The Shell movie left a long lasting impression on me. The tank from the final battle captivated my mind. It has such a rigid shape, but then moves in a … Read more
Micro-1's objective is to run around and find the brightest spot in the room (or on the table) and sunbathe there. If it detects motion, it flees to find a dark … Read more
Autonomous Rover - using Neato-XV11 LIDAR plus sharp infrared
It's been a while since I did any "robot" work.  I've been rather absorbed in my 3D Printer firmware. Read more

Mega blocks - DRC seeker working...

Well.... I set myself the task of creating a robot that would learn an object then go and find it using vision....

Mission accomplished.... well, its probably not very robust but that's a problem for another day...

Today's task was the Mega Block challenge -  an area bordered by Mega Blocks (it's what the kids use and have quite detailed images on them that I can use as objects to find):

Obstacles avoidance via infrared sensor
Using a
Hello, Greetings from Hong Kong. This is my first Arduino project. I have worked with the handyboard and NXT few years ago. The Arduino seems popular and easy to … Read more
This is MURtle my drawing robot. Inspired by Oddbots Doodle Bot competition, I decided to build my own drawing bot. MURtle is a combination of MURCS and Turtle. … Read more
Small robot that can send texts to your phone based on range sensor ping interruptions
This is very easy to do and requires no soldering or advanced skills. Heres how it works: Read more
Intelligent navigation with vibrating motors and IR L/V sensors
Using a
Update: 25th May, 2016 Omnidirectional infrared detection: Go to the bottom for further info, about the way to detect the habitat … Read more

Anyone know about machine learning on Arduino?

I saw this code about Neural net on an Arduino here: http://robotics.hobbizine.com/arduinoann.html

and would like to know how I could apply it to my latest robot DuckBot so that it could figure out how get back on it's feet

on it's own instead of me having to code explcitely to do that. I have one sensor that currently says if angle of sensor indicates < 145 degrees then robot has fallen. It uses 3 servos to get back up on its feet.

Any ideas greatly appreciated.

Hi Guys, we designed a new education robot . Here are technical details of the product !!! We have made 3D printed sample robots powered by Arduino on Atmel … Read more

Quadruped Sneak Peak!

In the Grapes of Wrath, there was a turtle that had a lot of symbolism, and in English class, you can basically do anything for the final project. So I thought, what the heck, I'll just play my strengths! Below is a rough CAD using 3d-printed parts and MG996R servos. Electronics are not really shown, shell is not missing (like there's a CAD of a salad bowl out there), and the head has been remodified to have a more "turtle" look. Photos of the final product coming soon.

Parts: - DC motors 250W, of ebay - Tracks and wheels are from a snow blower (bought from a local hardware and machinery dealer) - Aluminium frame is from local … Read more
Hey LMR, I was fortunate enough to be one of the reviewers for the leap motion sensor, which arrived to me about 3 days ago. This is the first chance I have had to … Read more
Version 2 works much better! ...Now to just add a nice paint job. The Sphereo version uses wheels to roll within the shell, but I have chosen a different … Read more

An even cheaper Wi-Fi board


For a few cents more than the ESP12F you get it with a programmer daughter board, a RGB led, a button and a photoresistor.
This is ideal for small robot with networking abilities.
Can be programmed with Arduino IDE as a NodeMCU v1.0 .

Recently the famous site evilmadscientist introduced the new art robot called Axidraw.I saw the robot in action and it is very similar to the robot I built in the … Read more