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DarwinBot is a surrogate play partner for man's best friend

DarwinBot is a surrogate play partner for man's best friend | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
The problem facing Microsoft developer Jordan Correa and his wife was hardly an uncommon one.
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Robotics and Automation: A Swarm of Nano Quadrotors

Robotics and Automation: A Swarm of Nano Quadrotors | hobby robotics | Scoop.it

A Swarm of Nano Quadrotors, not quite a hobby project but it is an area that can provider a lot of inspiration and ideas!

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Boe Bot/Arduino line following robot

Boe Bot/Arduino line following robot | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
This is a fairly straightforward guide of how to build a line following robot. it uses lights, lightádependentáresistors (LDRs), an arduino, and a boe...
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Build Your First Robot - With Plans and Step-by-Step Instructions

Build Your First Robot - With Plans and Step-by-Step Instructions | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Welcome to PM’s Build Your First Robot project. If you’ve been guided to this page by our article in the February issue of the magazine, here’s where you’ll find the full build instructions and downloadable extra content.
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Developing a Leg-Wheel Hybrid Mobile Robot Using LabVIEW and CompactRIO - Solutions - National Instruments

Developing a Leg-Wheel Hybrid Mobile Robot Using LabVIEW and CompactRIO - Solutions - National Instruments | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Developing an energy-efficient leg-wheel hybrid mobile robot that can drive quickly and smoothly on flat terrain and can stably negotiate natural or artificial uneven terrain.
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Study Reveals Acceptance of Automatic Vacuum Cleaners - AZoRobotics

Study Reveals Acceptance of Automatic Vacuum Cleaners - AZoRobotics | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
AZoRoboticsStudy Reveals Acceptance of Automatic Vacuum CleanersAZoRoboticsBy Andy Choi Robotic vacuum cleaners are amongst the first autonomous devices that are being used to automate domestic cleaning chores.
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Presenting The Robot Farmers Of The Future

Presenting The Robot Farmers Of The Future | hobby robotics | Scoop.it

Not hobby robotics really, but an avenue for those with interest in horticulture aswell as robotics

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Top 10 Robots of the Past 10 Years – Robots of the Decade Awards - GoRobotics

Top 10 Robots of the Past 10 Years – Robots of the Decade Awards - GoRobotics | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
As we say goodbye to the 200x's and welcome the 201x's it's good to pause a bit and think about the world as it was ten years ago.
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Robots strut stuff in contest - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Robots strut stuff in contest - Warren Tribune Chronicle | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Robots strut stuff in contestWarren Tribune ChronicleLisa Torok, one of the coaches for the Reed Middle School team from Hubbard, said robotics is good because it teaches kids about teamwork because they band together to program and build the robot...
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robot shark | youtube technology and science

[postlink] http://science-video.blogspot.com/2011/11/robot-shark.html[/postlink] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QGyxfigkCYendofvid [starttext]Where do you get one?? I want one for Christmas so I can scare everybody at the pool!
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It's on page 2 (Robotics) just below the ugly fish!!!!!!!!!!
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The Latest in Hobby Robotics 16

Do you know how to make a robot, and could you come up with 100 inspiring ideas for cool robot projects?
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Hobby Robotics with Free Software: Part 2 - Arduino

Hobby Robotics with Free Software: Part 2 - Arduino | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
As I mentioned in my previous column, my son and I want to explore robotics as a hobby and a learning experience.
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Super Simple Beginners Robot!

Super Simple Beginners Robot! | hobby robotics | Scoop.it

I created this Instructable for the absolute n00by robot wannabe. I have noticed a huge jump in the number of beginners getting into the hobby and the number of "how do I" questions seem to be mounting. Maybe this humble little Instructable will help one or two create their first robot. You will find basic source code at the end of this Instructable.

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How-To: Arduino Interrupts

How-To: Arduino Interrupts | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
In a basic Arduino sketch, if you want to take action based on the status of a digital input pin, you'd check the state of the pin repeatedly until a particular condition is met.
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Project Lab

Project Lab | hobby robotics | Scoop.it

I bought this awesome RGB LED matrix panel from Adafruit and really wanted to see if I could make it display video from an Android phone. It was somewhat difficult, but by using my Android phone, the OpenCV computer vision library for Android, a Sparkfun IOIO board, and an Arduino, I got it working.

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Mini 2-wheel robot with IR sensor weight 14gr and ATTiny13 Soic

Mini 2-wheel robot with IR sensor weight 14gr and ATTiny13 Soic | hobby robotics | Scoop.it

Great tiny robot that can be built very easily

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Rezero - Focus Project Ballbot

Rezero - Focus Project Ballbot | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Rezero is the name of a unique Ballbot which is developed by a team of students at ETH Zurich. The prototype is supposed to balance itself on a sphere both while sedentary and when in dynamic motion.
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Tech firms take notice of Arlington students' robotic creations - HeraldNet

Tech firms take notice of Arlington students' robotic creations - HeraldNet | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Tech firms take notice of Arlington students' robotic creationsHeraldNetBy Gale Fiege, Herald Writer ARLINGTON -- Members of the robotics club at Arlington High School know that many people don't appreciate what it means to be asked to do a beta...
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Robot-Apps A View of the Future - Infographic - iProgrammer

Robot-Apps A View of the Future - Infographic - iProgrammer | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Robot-Apps A View of the Future - InfographiciProgrammerThe latest platform to gain an app store are robots - and yes I agree that at the moment they don't form a single development target.
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MAKE | Luna Mod Looper with Arduino Mod

MAKE | Luna Mod Looper with Arduino Mod | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
DIY projects, how-tos, and inspiration from the workshops and minds of geeks, makers, and hackers @ Make: magazine.
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Robot Magazine - The latest hobby, science and consumer robotics, artificial intelligence

Robot Magazine - The latest hobby, science and consumer robotics, artificial intelligence | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Robot Magazine - The latest hobby, science and consumer robotics ...: http://t.co/fSGx5zoS #robots...

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MCPS students delve into circuitry, physics by building robots - The Missoulian

MCPS students delve into circuitry, physics by building robots - The Missoulian | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
MCPS students delve into circuitry, physics by building robotsThe MissoulianStudents in the Missoula County Public Schools district robotics program gather near Patrick Kester, who volunteered to help the students learn welding techniques to help...
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Android robots spy, race, and mix cocktails - News - Linux for Devices

Android robots spy, race, and mix cocktails - News - Linux for Devices | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
Android robots spy race and mix cocktails News Linux for Devices: A startup called Romotive is readying a small, tank-tread (http://t.co/JcdaSC10 Android robots spy, race, and mix cocktails...)...
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Hobby Robot Rides a Bike the Old-Fashioned Way - IEEE Spectrum

Hobby Robot Rides a Bike the Old-Fashioned Way - IEEE Spectrum | hobby robotics | Scoop.it
I don't know where this little robot got its awesome bicycle, but it sure knows how to ride.
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