The Stair Climber Robot

The Stair Climber Robot
Stairs are one of the most commonly faced mobility challenges for a robot. [ArduinoSmo] came up with a very innovative design. The robot receives four strong (12kg/cm) servos modiefied for continuos rotation and one Sharp IR and probably two bumper switches. This robot’s design eliminates the need for a complex drive train or computer, and instead uses ...

Self-Portrait Machine

Self-Portrait Machine
[Jen Hui Liao] created a device that guides the user into drawing a portrait of themselves.  The wrists of the individual are tied to the machine and it is his or her hands that are guided to draw the lines that will eventually form the portrait. The project started with the observation that nearly everything that ...

Safe Cracker Robot

Safe Cracker Robot
[Carlito] found a safe in his garage with mystery contents. The box features some dents and scratches that show some people tried to open it in the past but did not succeed. Also, when shaken, it produces some interesting noises that indicate it is not empty and may contain a valuable treasure some cool junk. Here is the ...

Smart Robot Friends on Kickstarter

Smart Robot Friends on Kickstarter
Small, cheap, programmable if you have Arduino skills, a little friend with customizable face. Little Robot Friends are cute, smart, and customizable robots – each with a unique personality that develops as you interact with them. The Little Robot Friends are a collection of cute and smart autonomous objects. They can sense the amount of light ...

Robot that climbs Shelves – Handbot

Robot that climbs Shelves - Handbot
The hand-bot is a fully new concept of robot specialized in both climbing vertical surfaces and manipulating objects. The hand-bot is not able to move on the ground. The handbot specifically is designed to retrieve books from bookshelves. It has specialized arms for climbing and grabbing the books with a batman-esque retractable rope launcher mounted on ...

Robotic Snake Arm

Robotic Snake Arm
[Husstech] built this  Snake Bot. This is a totally different design of robotic arm. The standard robotic arm is a set of rigid segments with joints at either end, with a snake arm it is made up of self contained segments that can move. This segmented design makes it very flexible and it can reach ...