Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - animatronic - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:12:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Animatronic Talking Tree - Part 2 - Speech Recognition http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Tree-Part-2-Speech-Recogni/
Animatronic Talking Tree - Part 2 - Speech Recognition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/YU2Q/GWF5TB67/FMEYU2QGWF5TB67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/YU2Q/GWF5TB67/FMEYU2QGWF5TB67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/YU2Q/GWF5TB67/FMEYU2QGWF5TB67.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver If you followed along with my first Instructable, Animatronic Talking Christmas Tree, I showed you how to take an artificial tree, add some servos and an Arduino, connect it to a Processing sketch running on your computer, and make him talk and animate. Now I want to take you a through a few more s...
By: fjordcarver

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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:34:55 PST
Animatronic Talking Christmas Tree - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Christmas-Tree/
Animatronic Talking Christmas Tree - Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/WK4Y/GW3XH933/FM3WK4YGW3XH933.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/WK4Y/GW3XH933/FM3WK4YGW3XH933.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/WK4Y/GW3XH933/FM3WK4YGW3XH933.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver In this Instrutable I will show you how to turn a regular cheap decorative artificial Christmas Tree into an awesome animatronic robot platform for the geek in the family. In the second installment, I will show you how you can incorporate speech recognition. It looks inconspicuously like a regular...
By: fjordcarver

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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:20:00 PST
RoboBrrd http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboBrrd/
RoboBrrd - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/DG8P/GUVTR92Z/FWPDG8PGUVTR92Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/DG8P/GUVTR92Z/FWPDG8PGUVTR92Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/DG8P/GUVTR92Z/FWPDG8PGUVTR92Z.SMALL.jpg RobotGrrl RoboBrrd is an robot / animatronic character whose purpose morphs to mirror that of the virtual world. It is designed to be used as a tangible real world interface to virtual world learning applications. As a standalone robot, RoboBrrd is an entertaining platform that can be used to learn about robo...
By: RobotGrrl

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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 22:40:31 PST
Possessed Little Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Possessed-Little-Monster/
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By: jimmmm

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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 14:14:13 PST
8 Legged Lawn Crawler http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Legged-Lawn-Crawler/
8 Legged Lawn Crawler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/53SM/GULNWHEL/FFR53SMGULNWHEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/53SM/GULNWHEL/FFR53SMGULNWHEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/53SM/GULNWHEL/FFR53SMGULNWHEL.SMALL.jpg jimmmm This 8 legged crawler creeps around the lawn frightening trick or treaters with some unexpected side effects that leave the lawn the path least traveled and the candy bowl a place not many dare to adventure close to. The project is Robomower powered which puts the electric robotic mower to use duri...
By: jimmmm

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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 21:45:11 PDT
Furby Brain Surgery http://www.instructables.com/id/Furby-Brain-Surgery/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 19:22:12 PDT
Talking Animatronic Robot Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Animatronic-Robot-Head/
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:51:13 PST
Animatronic Penguin Torso http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Penguin-Torso/
Animatronic Penguin Torso - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/TFS9/GJQEKVZG/FM9TFS9GJQEKVZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/TFS9/GJQEKVZG/FM9TFS9GJQEKVZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/TFS9/GJQEKVZG/FM9TFS9GJQEKVZG.SMALL.jpg djsfantasi I had a dream of developing an animated Christmas Holiday Season display, potentially as a fund raiser for the arts. My original idea was to use puppets as characters, but reading and investigating made me curious as to whether I could build an animatronic penguin. This instructable concentrates o...
By: djsfantasi

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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 11:22:39 PST
Animatronic Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyes/
Animatronic Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/ILPK/GJQEKVZQ/FOSILPKGJQEKVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/ILPK/GJQEKVZQ/FOSILPKGJQEKVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/ILPK/GJQEKVZQ/FOSILPKGJQEKVZQ.SMALL.jpg djsfantasi This instructable shows how I made a set of eyes for an animatronic robot character. They only move from side to side, but have working eyelids. (18+) I actually modified a manually controlled set of DIY puppet eyes, to use servos. Hence, I originally performed the steps in a drastically different ...
By: djsfantasi

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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:01:54 PST
animatronic hand statue http://www.instructables.com/id/animatronic-hand-statue/
animatronic hand statue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/BU8A/GGPF4VSO/FMZBU8AGGPF4VSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/BU8A/GGPF4VSO/FMZBU8AGGPF4VSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/BU8A/GGPF4VSO/FMZBU8AGGPF4VSO.SMALL.jpg iminthebathroom Welcome to my instructable on animatronic hand building. Addition to the section on the crank shaft build! Addition to the section on the fingers addition to the section on tumbling I was going for a rough industrial look from a bygone era.  Solenoids and servo's are the easy way to go...
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 22:30:57 PST