Robots Hacks

Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Interested in some good clean fun? With this hack from Japan, you'll learn to operate a Roomba vacuum cleaner remotely using a Nintendo Wii balance board with a Bluetooth serial adapter. Watch this tutorial and build your own Surfin'ba...
The Incredible Steampunk Professor X Chair

The Incredible Steampunk Professor X Chair

Charles Xavier never really been steamy but this superbly detailed steampunk wheelchair begs to differ.  The pseudo-Victorian mechanical recreation of Professor X's iconic wheelchair would make both Jules Vern and Stan Lee very proud. View the...
How to: Completely Functional R2D2 RC Robot

How to: Completely Functional R2D2 RC Robot

While having your own slave pet R2D2 has been a dream of thousands of Star Wars fans, one dedicated man made his own functional and extremely realistic R2D2 robot. So realistic, it looks like it just motored off of the Star Wars set. He also has...
Complex Robotic Hand Built using LEGOs

Complex Robotic Hand Built using LEGOs

From a distance it may look like a regular robotic arm.  Get close up though and you’ll see this robotic claw is made entirely using LEGOs.  This is no kid’s project though, it’s an attempt at a functional likeness of the human hand.  To...
Arduino Robot that Finds and Blows out Fires

Arduino Robot that Finds and Blows out Fires

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