Category Archives: Robot Projects

Rapyuta, the cloud-based robotic brain, is now online

From: Digital Trends By Mariella Moon March 8, 2013 In the future, robots might be a bit more affordable thanks to Rapyuta – a cloud-based robotic “brain” that our metallic friends can access via the Internet. Rapyuta is part of … Continue reading

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Shakey

Shakey was a robot develop at Stanford back in 1966! It was a ground-breaking robot that could navigate in a “changing” environment autonomously. When I saw this video about Shakey, I couldn’t resist putting it here:

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Coming up Short Handed

A great example of the “Open Source” Community solving a real world problem! This open source project is for a artificial hand for those who need one. The project is documented at http://comingupshorthanded.com/

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Is this 3D-printed robot the first of thousands?

From: cnet.com by: Tim Hornyak Jan 23, 2013 InMoov is an open-source DIY printable robot that can obey voice commands. It’s slightly creepy, but at least it’s cheap. Full details at http://inmoov.blogspot.com/

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Real Life Pixar Robotic Lamp

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Webots: robot simulator

Here is a link to a mobile robot simulation program. it has a 30 day free trial then it costs. See http://www.cyberbotics.com/

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MAKE | Mindstorms Robotic Hand

From MAKE by John Baichtal Jan 4, 2013 The hand holds 4 NXT motors to control the fingers and thumb. The 4 fingers are controlled by the 2 outside motors, that are attached to the index finger and pinky. All … Continue reading

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Watch “WALL-E robot with Arduino” on YouTube

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Autonomous Christmas Lab

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You Built What?! A Remote-Controlled Robo-Arm

from: PopSci By Gregory Mone Posted 12.06.2012 at 9:59 am You Build What?! A Remote-Controlled Robo-Arm A 16-year-old’s homemade wireless robotic limb. Two summers ago, Easton LaChappelle thought it would be fun to build a robotic arm controlled wirelessly using … Continue reading

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