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DIY Automated Home Brewery Robot!

Can you imagine being able to brew your own beer at home at the touch of a button?  And instead doing actual grunt work you get to enjoy your DIY automated home brewery robot get to work while you drink a sip of the last batch you made?

That’s exactly what this guy did, watch video after the break.

Now, if I can only figure out how to implement this for my Korean rice wine, that would put a big smile on my face ’till the day I die.

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DIY Tetris Robot Takes Care of Killing Time for You!

Do you simply run out of time to play Tetris anymore?  Do you have really, absolutely no time to kill and pick your nose because your bored?

If you answered yes to these questions, you need the DIY Tetris robot, which will take care of your high scores on Tetris!

Tetris-Bot is a Tetris-playing robot. Jay Leno would say “How lazy are we getting? Now robots play games for us!” Well, not exactly, but I agree, we are getting lazy. I made it in order to engage my kids in a fun and educational project. Tetris-Bot consists of a camera, a TI DM6437 DSP board (runn

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Towel-folding DIY Robot! [VIDEO]

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy5g33S0Gzo

Pieter Abbeel, Assistant Professor of UC Berkely has created a robot that can fold towels. Of course, my wish is that the robot could fold my underwear, T-shirts, you get the idea. When that day comes, it will be a lot of fun to do (or order my robot) laundry. Looks like we are not too far away though.

The reliability and robustness of our algorithm enables for the first time a robot with general purpose manipulators to reliably and fully-autonomously fold previously unseen towels, demonstrating success on all 50 out of 50 single-

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DIY Web-Powered Robot!

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Thinking of building a DIY web-powered robot that you can control through your browser or smartphone?  You might want to check out ioBridge ethernet control modules and this DIY web-powered robot made using them.

The robot uses a pair of serial bluetooth adapters to form a wireless link with the ioBridge IO-204. The serial levels of the IO-204 are TTL and a circuit u

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Robot DIY – How to Make a Tool Carrying Robot

Robots are great but I think what we are missing are robots that can carry stuff for us, thus DIY Tool Carrying robot is born.  Now, I just one to see robots that can carry my luggage at the airport, that would be super nice.

“TOBI 4 will enhance or replace the thermal sensor in TOBI 3. The reason is that, after designing this project for over a year, I have come to realize that in an office environment, the thermal sensor has a serious flaw. TOBI will lock onto ANY human and follow them, so in this version

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Cool Hacks from HackedGadgets This Week!

Alan from HackedGadgets has been one of my long-time friends, now like 3+ years.  Anyways, here’s some cool hacks from HackedGadgets this week that you might have missed:

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Halloween DIY – How to Make a Robot Mask with iPhone Teeth!

Oh gawd, this one is one terrible Halloween DIY that shows you how to make a robot with iPhone teeth.  Why would you even want to do that?  Perhaps that’s exactly the point for this Halloween.  Whatever you do, don’t make this and blame me if you don’t get any girls. (or lose your iPhone as someone jacks it off your robot mask.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rg74FmmMU1o

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Brain Controlled Robot From Japan!

We’ve had many previous blog posts on brain-controlled robots.  Well, here’s another one to keep your mind interested!

Japan scientists at the Honda Research Institute have unveiled the world’s first brain to machine interface. Dubbed BMI short for Brain Machine Interface this new technology system will enable people to control robots using their mind.

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DIY Robot Ramen Replaces Chef in Japan!

Here’s an interesting story of a ramen-making DIY robot that can make up to 40 million different flavors of ramen.  As an avid eater of Korean and Japanese ramen, this is the most perfect idea for making ramen as robots can do them flawlessly, there’s no reason why anyone ever needs chefs for ramen anymore.

The ramen-making robot was built by 60-year-old shop owner Yoshihira Uchida, who spent about 20 million yen on its construction. Customers can place their orders

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DIY Japanese Coffee Making Robot!

Here’s a rather interesting DIY Japanese Coffee Making Robot, very cute, almost like a comic strip.

via hackedgadgets

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejROvUC-gWU

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