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Manufacturing: Part 1 Preparation
How may we scale up production starting with a prototype? Does it make sense to…
Prepping for TEDxVienna
This is a short documentation on my process of prepping for my speech at TEDx…
Modular Robot – Fully Assembled
For demoing the application, I demonstrated the positioning of the robot, the pressure sensitive gripper…
Reconfigurable Modular Robot
Twist & Lock Linkage Modular PVC Pipe Body PVC pipe is a strong and cheap…
Modular Wifi Robot with ESP8266
ESP8266-03 is fairly simple to use however there is a huge latency issue using the…
Twist-on Join
The joins for the modular robot would provide the physical linkage and the power, possibly…
Measurement
Using a camera with head position detection, I was able to create parallax effect for…
Closed-Loop Control System
For my closed loop control system, I would like to monitor the pressure on the…
Manipulation & Processes
For this week I explore jamming, milling, suction cup, gripping (with sensors). I also made…
Motion
There two major mechanisms of the modular self assembling robot that I want to add…
Modular Robotic Arm
Design, model, and prototype the operation of mechanisms for my modular robots. Click / Snap…
Material Stress Strain Study
Measure the stiffness and strength of a structure, and relate it to the material properties.…
Micro Fluidics Design
Printing and design considerations Using the FormLab 3D printer, we were able to consistently reproduce…
Wearable Loading Wheel – Motion Deactivated
I am bring Loading Wheel to real-life! This is a motion deactivated loading wheel, when…
Programable Motion Sensor Night Light
I always have trouble finding light switches during the middle of the night in the…
Moon Rock
This project was inspired by the different colors of moon light through out the night.…
Apple Watch Dock on Cinema Display
This is a hack for using Cinema Display as an Apple Watch charging dock. Using…
Denim Cannon Speakers
Denim and Burlap are great composite materials for my cannon speaker project. It produces rich…
Bluetooth 4.0 HM10 cc2541 Duplex
With Bluetooth 4.0 HM-10 BLE it is very easy to create duplex communication. each BLE…
Using Atmega328p
You can make your own Arduino IDE compatible micro controller for only $2 with Atmega328p…
Sound Reactive LED Wall – Inspired by Ex Machina
This is an Ex Machina inspired sound reactive wall. To test this concept, I create…
Bluetooth 4.0 HM-10 / cc2541 / BLE
HM-10 is a BLE module for embedded system to get BLE wireless communication with BLE…
Compact Micro controller with ATmega328 – Arduion Pro/Mini 8 MHz
Sometime you don't need to break out all the pins that are on ATmega328, maybe…
Making Friends by Making Them v.01
Making Friends by Making Them is an open source modular robotic construction kit. The construction…
Ultimaker 2 & Form 1
In this post I share tips and tricks for printing using Ultimaker 2 and form…
Mugshot Clay Mug
Making the Profile To make the profile of a mug, first you need a template.…
Metal Stamping Factory – Watch Face
Visiting the metal stamping factory that made our watch face. The metal press machine die…
Ribbon Band Factory
This is an amazing Ribbon Band Factory in Shenzhen. They can make rope with different…
Silicone factory
Visiting the Silicone factory in Shenzhen. Silicone molding often requires 2 part molds, since you…
Plastic Injection Molding
This is a plastic injection molding factory that we visited in Shenzhen. They made the…
Battery Factory
Lipo batteries can be customized in different shapes and sizes by stacking sheets of coated…
PCB Factory
Visiting the PCB factory in Shenzhen. This is a mid size PCB factory, they have…
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