Post Tagged with: "Robots"

  • Preview of a new Robot: Skittles

    Preview of a new Robot: Skittles

    Robots February 24, 2012 22:09 1 comment

    This is a quick video I shot with my mobile phone of a new robot called Skittles. Why did I call it Skittles, you ask?  Well, it’s got all colours in the rainbow in it because I simply don’t have enough bricks of one or two colours to build the […]

     
  • New site: Robot Square

    New site: Robot Square

    Ramblings February 16, 2012 18:05 no comments

    Laurens Valk is proud to announce the birth of his new site: Robot Square.  Apart from a place where he intends to host designs and examples of some of the cool robots he’s made over the years and is working on now, it will also have tutorials and much more. […]

     
  • HCC Robotica Open Day

    HCC Robotica Open Day

    Ramblings September 29, 2011 07:43 no comments

    Are you in the Netherlands and want to come see lots of cool robots?  Then come to the HCC Robotica Open Day in Hooglanderveen this coming Saturday 1 October. I’ll be there with my NXTs, so if you want come by, to say “hello” or check out all the cool […]

     
  • Controlling your NXT with the Kinect

    C#, Experiments, NXT, Programming, Robots, Sensors April 10, 2011 07:34 24 comments

    After seeing the video posted on Mauro Brunato’s website, I got all sorts of ideas in my head for other cool things to do with it. With a little help from my friend SC, I managed to get my hands on one of these Kinect sensors as well. It wasn’t […]

     
  • Programming Robots in Virtual Worlds

    Ramblings, ROBOTC February 4, 2011 06:47 no comments

    Original article here: [LINK]. Carnegie Mellon will release a fully working, downloadable “Technical Demonstration” of their new Robot Virtual World (RVW) programming tool to the world on February 9, 2011. The first world takes students to planet H99 where they will be able to program their robots using feedback from […]

     
  • Apollo, The Littlest LineLeader

    NXT, ROBOTC, Robots, Sensors November 29, 2010 15:11 1 comment

    This is Apollo, the smallest NXT based line follower I’ve ever made.  It’s loosely based on A-Maze-Ing, which I designed and built quite a while ago. Apollo is equipped some pretty cool stuff: The new Mindsensors Numpad A Mindsensors LineLeader sensor Two Rotacaster wheels The program in this robot is […]

     
  • A-Maze-Ing

    A-Maze-Ing

    NXT, Robots June 10, 2008 21:33 1 comment

    My current project, well, the one I seem to be spending the most time on is a robot called A-Maze-Ing. It is based on a Lego Mindstorms NXT brick. This robot is, or rather, will be, a line-maze solving robot. The first challenge in building this robot was its size. […]