Walter the Robot

giovedì, gennaio 15th, 2009

Video: Chris the Carpenter shows off Walter the Robot’s servo-powered head

da Engadget di Tim Stevens

We love us a good robot,
the more clearly home-built the better, and it’s hard to get more DIY
than a bot-to-be called Walter from Chris the Carpenter at Let’s Make Robots.
Right now Walter exists in halves: a torso comprised of a custom
chassis powered by some DeWalt drill motors, and a head with a small
LCD display turned on three axis by a collection of servos. As of now
everything is controlled by a remote, but the ultimate plan is for
Walter to be able to locate a person, face them, and display a list of
functions. We’re not sure what Walter’s purpose in life is to be in the
future, but based on the second video below we’re reasonably sure it
won’t be serving as a shuttle for reluctant wives.

[Via Hacked Gadgets]

Continue reading Video: Chris the Carpenter shows off Walter the Robot’s servo-powered head

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