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Nimbus wall-following robot

02/15/2011, The Nimbus Arduino-powered robot has been updated and the latest revision of this robot has been improved slightly. The original robot was designed to avoid walls, using a Sharp IR proximity sensor to detect and avoid obstacles. Now the latest model has a...

Ruler Clock tells it to you straight

12/20/2010, Pardon the pun in the title, but the Ruler Clock is certainly an interesting DIY project that you might want to occupy yourself with over the weekend. It relies on a handful of stepper motors which are driven by a motor shield that is connected to an...

Automated vegetable watering system

07/05/2010, Not everyone has green fingers, and for those who do not fall under that magical category, there is always technology to help you out. We’re talking about the automated vegetable watering system that has been specially configured to maintain the...

USB Bronze Bell clock powered by Arduino

06/25/2010, Want to make a pest of yourself in the office? You might want to check out the USB Bronze Bell clock then, where it will interface with your computer clock via USB, generating sound from an actual bronze bell upon the hour and each half hour. It has...

Twitter-based Mood Light Using Arduino

05/17/2010, Twitter seems to be invading all sorts of things nowadays, from the humble dress to satellites in space. Next up we’ve got a mood light that changes color based on a stream of tweets coming in via Twitter. The color is based upon the frequency of...

Android Smartphone Can Control Robots On Its Own

03/06/2010, You’ve certainly seen mobile phones controlling various devices before, with television sets probably one of the more common devices, but what about the phone autonomously controlling its steed by itself? That’s what a duo of web engineers...

Coffee Can Clock

02/08/2010, Have an old coffee can lying around with some spare time on your hands? The Coffee Can Clock sure looks as though it will work wonders in helping you keep the earth green while telling the time to whomever looks at it. It uses electronics based on...

Bluetooth Bike Gets Arduino

06/15/2009, [bill2009] has come up with a control panel specially for his motorcycle that is powered by arduino, allowing it to display speed, tachometer readings for the wheel and engine, in addition to the current gear you’re in. Not only that, all these data...