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Build a Smart Servo [step 1]: Circuit, Torque Sensing and PID Control

November 18, 2016 Tech No comments

Circuit

Bomlist:

  • The servo I use is RDS3128 (28kgcm torque, 8V voltage, $20).
  • The DC motor driver is MC33926 from Pololu ($17).
  • And the MCU i[……]

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Build a Smart Servo [step 0]: Basic Ideas

November 18, 2016 Tech No comments

Basic idea

The basic idea is to build a smart servo like Dynamixel, which is expensive and has more features than regular RC servos of course.
Fir[……]

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inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 4]: Run, Forrest, Run!

October 7, 2016 Tech No comments

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inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 3]: Leg V3.0 with Collision Problems Fixed

September 29, 2016 Tech No comments

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inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 2]: Leg V2.0 with New Shock Absorber

September 29, 2016 Tech 1 comment

Previous posts:
* inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 0]: Fusion360 model
* inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 1]: Laser Cutting Parts

I got some new longer shock a[……]

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Explorer [step 0]: Indoor ROS Self-driving Mobile Platform

September 18, 2016 Tech No comments

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This project involves building an indoor self-driving mobile platform featured with laser scanner and ROS support. Here are some important fe[……]

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inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 1]: Laser Cutting Parts

September 18, 2016 Tech 2 comments

Previous post: inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 0]: Fusion360 model

I recently got inspiRED Leg version 1.0 ready for my humanoid bipedal robot project wit[……]

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inspiRED Leg Upgrade [step 0]: Fusion360 model

September 6, 2016 Tech 5 comments

I recently got started reworking on the leg of my inpiRED bipedal Humanoid robot project. The basic idea is to draw all the CAD files using Fusion 360[……]

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Servo Control on Odroid U3 with Arduino and ROS

August 13, 2015 Tech No comments

This article shows you how to drive a hobby servo using Odroid U3.

Upload this to your Arduino board:

/*
 * rosserial Servo Control Example
 *
 *[......]

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Initial Humanoid Robot

July 27, 2015 Embedded System, Tech No comments

Initial is a 40-cm humanoid robot. Its used for testing of running ROS on single board computer, Odroid U3, which talks to a low level controller boar[……]

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Play Sound and Text-to-Speech on Odroid U3

April 30, 2015 Tech No comments

After one week hacking I finally found out how to play sound or do text-to-speech on Odroid U3.

What you need to do is simply:

    su root
    addus[......]

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Set up VNC Server on Odroid U3

April 14, 2015 Tech No comments

vncThis tutorial is aimed to set up the VNC server on your Odroid U3 so that you can get full access to its GUI using your laptop or desktop without usin[……]

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Set up Odroid U3 with ROS

March 4, 2015 Tech 1 comment

Odroid

Set up Odroid U3 with ROS

Flash the MicroSD card with new image (optional)

The MicroSD card which comes with the Odroid set has been flashed with[……]

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Install Recsys and Crab in Ubuntu 12.04

March 15, 2014 Recommender System No comments

crab:
Don’t install crab in this way: pip install crab / easy_install crab
You can find crab in pypi.python.org, this is not our scikits.crab source[……]

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Notes for CGAL Programming

January 9, 2014 3D Mesh Segmentation, Tech No comments

Reference:
http://www.cgal.org/Tutorials/Tutorial_SCG99.ps.gz

The structure of CGAL:

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Geometric Kernel:

Points, Predicates, and Exactness[……]

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Install and Use CGAL in Ubuntu 12.04

January 8, 2014 3D Mesh Segmentation, Tech 8 comments

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CGAL is a powerful C++ library which can be applied in various areas needing geometric computation, ranging from medical imaging to mesh generatio[……]

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TECO Green Technology Contest 2013

September 1, 2013 MCU, Tech 1 comment

This is the presentation I gave in the 2013 TECO Green Tech International Contest World Final.
for English watcher:(YouTube)

for Chinese watcher:([……]

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AGI 2013 Summer School: Notes of NARS

August 5, 2013 Artificial Intelligence & Data Mining No comments

L#1 notes:

L#2 notes:

L#3 notes:

L#4 notes:

L#5 notes:

AGI 2013 Summer School

August 5, 2013 Artificial Intelligence & Data Mining, Tech No comments

http://www.mindmakers.org/projects/agi-summer-school-2013
I attended the AGI 2013 Summer School last month, which was really impressing. At the v[……]

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The Intelligent Navigation And Tracking Robot System

August 2, 2013 MCU, Tech 1 comment

 
Video for English watcher:

Video for Chinese watcher:(if it doesn’t work click here)

This project won:
1st Prize in Challenge Cup 2[……]

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