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Missing by The xx – Spatializing Sound with Sonos

Posted by Ryan on 28 May 2013

“Missing” features fifty robotic speakers that rotate to face the listeners. Each speaker uses an A4988 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier.

Featured link: http://www.creativeapplications.net/sound/missing-by-the-xx-spatializing-sound-with-sonos/

Wireless Fenrir

Posted by Ryan on 23 May 2013

Fenrir, a 12-foot-tall metal fire-breathing wolf sculpture by Sheet Metal Alchemist, now has a Wixel-based wireless controller.

Featured link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Z78yYVYq6mY

Pocket-sized USB charger adapter

Posted by Paul on 22 May 2013

This Instructable shows how to make a professional-looking power adapter for charging USB devices using a Pololu Adjustable Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8A.

Featured link: http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-POLOLU-5V-Output-as-POWERTUBEs-acces/

Barobo Linkbot

Posted by Ryan on 22 May 2013

Check out this kickstarter: the Linkbot modular robot by Barobo uses Pololu motors.

Featured link: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/barobo/linkbot-create-with-robots

VertiBOT

Posted by Ryan on 13 May 2013

VertiBot is a neatly-constructed balancing robot. Pololu metal gearmotors, wheels, and a Qik dual serial motor controller were used for this project.

Featured link: http://madebyfrutos.wordpress.com/2013/05/02/vertibot/

Tiny Bot

Posted by Ryan on 3 May 2013

Tiny Bot, by Erik Kringen, is an autonomous obstacle-avoiding robot tank that uses a Pololu track set.

Featured link: http://www.mycontraption.com/introducing-tiny-bot/

PiBBOT

Posted by Ryan on 3 May 2013

This balancing robot by Mark Williams is controlled by a Raspberry Pi. The project web page explains the balance control algorithm. PiBBOT uses a Pololu MinIMU-9 v2, metal gearmotors with encoders, and Pololu wheels.

Featured link: http://marks-space.com/2013/04/18/success-with-a-balancing-robot-using-a-raspberry-pi/

Rice University's r-one research robot

Posted by Ryan on 3 May 2013

This r-one research robot was designed to be low cost, so that researchers in the Multi-Robot Systems Lab at Rice University could make a swarm of robots. It uses our brackets, wheels and ball casters, and motors.

Featured link: http://mrsl.rice.edu/projects/r-one

Liquid Lifebar

Posted by Ryan on 3 May 2013

This gadget uses a Pololu Jrk and a linear actuator to help control the level of water in the tube, which can indicate the life of a video game character.

Featured link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywfZsYApj_M

Mars Rover

Posted by Ryan on 3 May 2013

The Beatty family built a moving model of a Mars rover for the New York Hall of Science’s exhibit. They used a 12-channel Mini Maestro and step-down voltage regulators.

Featured link: http://beatty-robotics.com/tag/mars-rover

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