Tag: electronics

MakerBot Digitizer Announcement

At SXSW this past week, MakerBot announced the Digitizer, a personal 3D scanner that, when paired with the MakerBot Replicator, will allow you literally “copy” real-world objects. I designed the electronics and firmware for the prototype that was displayed at SXSW.

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Tutorial Series for Arduino: It begins.

This video was featured on the Adafruit Blog on 01/06/11 This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 This video was featured on the DIYFilm Blog on 03/19/11 Thanks to a generous sponsorship from element14, I’m putting together a tutorial series on using the arduino microcontroller platform! […]

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Web-Controlled RoboClaw v1

This is a project that I’ve been working on on-and-off for over a year now. A while back, a friend got me this robotic claw kit from thinkgeek, basically to make fun of my prosthetics research.  It’s simple enough…A wired controller is connected to the claw and has a few[…]

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Nerf Sentry Gun…be afraid.

The nerf sentry gun was developed as a final project for Cornell University’s CS1114 Matlab Robotics class.  Jason Wright and I worked on the gun together, and were awarded “coolest final project”. Check out the video of the gun in action, and see how we built it: READ ON FOR[…]

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Reverse Engineering the Guitar Hero X-plorer

We got a whole lot done today. On the programming side of things, we’ve been working on getting the signals to go in through the microprocessor. There are a few things that the processor has to take care of…It needs to take in all signals simultaneously, and record their values[…]

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