Category Archives: Robotics

Raspberry and RFID reader/writer, first test

An RFID system is always made up of two components: the transponder, Proximity Integrated Circuit Card (PICC) the detector or reader , Proximity Coupling Device (PCD) The RFID reader/writer (13.56MHz) RF522 for arduino can be used in Raspberry. In this … Continue reading

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Fritzing, tool for documenting Raspberry Pi projects

Fritzing is an open source tool, which is great for documenting your Raspberry Pi projects. Their library contains several electronic parts, and if needed, one can create own components too. For advanced usage, one can even order PCBs (Printed Circuit … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi camera and telescope, first tests

I got B+ model of the Raspberry Pi as christmas gift. Then I saw the size of the camera module, and I just had to go and buy one. I have been testing different webcam and digital camera setups with … Continue reading

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SCENECT with Kinect, Tools for capturing house layouts in 3D

SCENECT is a free tool from FARO to capture 3D point cloud of objects and environments. There are several other tools for the similar 3D capture, and the choice depends on the goals. In this case the main goal is … Continue reading

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self-balancing U3-X electric unicycle, by Honda

Honda has developed a self-balancing one-wheeled electric vehicle called U3-X. Top speed 6 km/h Weight: 10 kg Autonomy: 1 hour   Examples of a two-wheeled vehicles are from Segway and Toyota:   Video Check out the video to get an … Continue reading

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