Author: Janez

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Renewing old ex-military robot – Gams

In collaboration with laboratory for autonomous systems in Ljubljana (LAMS) we are ROS-ifying an old ex-military robot: Gams! The task is to connect it to ROS, LIDAR + SLAM and make a Faculty’s first robotic...

LIDAR testing robot under construction 0

LIDAR testing robot under construction

After successful “off board” tests of Neato LIDAR it’s time to put the power of SLAM mapping on the robot! This is where the process of building a LIDAR robot will be documented. 30.8.2015 –...

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Neato XV-11 to ROS, SLAM – Tutorial

  Documentation on ROS-Wiki can sometimes be a little hard to understand for some beginners. In this tutorial, we’re going to go through software steps for connecting Neato XV-11 sensor (which I will refer...

Time Writer App 3

Time Writer App

Time Writer App is a free and simple tool to help you track time of working shifts. It saves data directly to Google Drive sheet with very low internet usage, so there is no worries about...

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CNC Machine

At MakerLab I’ve put together a CNC machine, to help us with our PCB making. Here are some step by step build pictures:       First tests have been drawn with a pencil. It’s...

3D prints enhanced! 0

3D prints enhanced!

Recently I’ve been playing around with different materials that could make even cheap, weak 3D prints into solid and beautifull sculptures. With the help of my firend, I’ve got my print sprayed with a...

LTFE robot 0

LTFE robot

I’ve also build a multi-purpose autonomous robot that follows lines on the floor for the university. This was actually my first task as an employed student. It was so exciting! And I’ve actually kept...

LTFE robot MAKE IT – Electronics and basic software 0

LTFE robot MAKE IT – Electronics and basic software

This is a follow-up on previous post available here. So the second thing I did is the drive system. I picked Servos mentioned in BOM available in the first post and modified them so they...

LTFE robot – MAKE IT 0

LTFE robot – MAKE IT

Now that 3D printer is up and running smoothly, I’ve decided to dedicate myself to new and improved version of path-finding robot. The project because of which I’ve actually started writing this blog is...

SIMON – game made with Attiny 85 0

SIMON – game made with Attiny 85

A few years ago I made my first Attiny project named SIMON, and now i’m opensourcing the project here. And a video of first tests:   Here you can get the code which is...