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The Stalker ‘Bot

The Stalker ‘Bot

Gather the parts and follow the basic instructions and you can have a robot capable of following moving objects! With basic coding experience, you can also change the distance at which the robot senses moving objects or the speed the robot moves. In order to do this project, a basic robot must be built that […]

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Sun Logger

Sun Logger

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPvRGtFM5UM?wmode=opaque&w=620&h=349] A data logger is a device that is left to run for long periods of time, making regular measurements of external sensors. We’ll be using the Arduino microcontroller and a homemade “shield” (an Arduino accessory board) to create a device that gathers data on light-brightness in an area and how it changes over […]

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The Truth Meter

The Truth Meter

By Sean M. Montgomery and Ira M. Laefsky Excerpted from a Primer on Biosensing in MAKE Volume 26. When you experience an arousing stimulus, like an evocative question, a startling noise, or even a disturbing thought, your body generates a variety of psychophysical responses. One of these is micro-pulses of sweat released after a 1- […]

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Build your own Arduino-Controlled Robot!

Build your own Arduino-Controlled Robot!

Robotics can be a difficult hobby to jump into, but the Arduino and the 4WD Robot Platform make it easy for you to build an awesome robot without a struggle! By utilizing components found in the Maker Shed, this guide makes it easy for you to learn the basics of robotics, applications of the Arduino, […]

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