Tag Archive: raspberry pi

Aug 13

PiStorms Web Interface

Check out the brand-new web interface for PiStorms! My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of July were: Venkateshalu and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much! My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like …

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Aug 06

Ventus – A Pneumatic Walking Robot

Ventus is a pneumatic walking robot. At the heart of it is a Raspberry Pi and a Dexter Industries BrickPi. Its walking is actuated by LEGO Mindsrtorms motors and is remote controlled via WiFi. BrickPi is a Raspberry Pi HAT that interfaces with the Raspberry Pi and allows it to control LEGO Mindstorms motors and …

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Aug 03

Tutorial: How to do Image Recognition with PiStorms and Pi Camera

Want to make a PiStorms robot that uses a PiCamera to recognize icons placed in front of it and reacts differently to each one? This tutorial will teach you how to do just that! Note: Comments in the Python code are in red. All indentations are made to appear as they should be in the …

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Jun 10

Programming a Robot – an Introductory Tutorial

By now, I’m sure you have looked at all of the cool robotics-related content on my website, and you are inspired and want to start programming your own robots right now! If you’re totally new to programming, you may be wondering, “how do I get to the level of programming in the Timmyton or Plethora …

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Jan 25

PiStorms Project Part 9: Programming Autonomous Mode + Climbing!

This week, we write an Autonomous Mode program for the Polylander, as well as test to see how high it can climb! In this video series, I will be releasing a new video every Monday, tracking my progress on my first PiStorms project. PiStorms is a shield for the Raspberry Pi made by Mindsensors that …

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Jan 18

PiStorms Project Part 8: Programming RC Mode

This week, we write and test a Python program that allows us to control the PiStorms via IR Remote! In this video series, I will be releasing a new video every Monday, tracking my progress on my first PiStorms project. PiStorms is a shield for the Raspberry Pi made by Mindsensors that allows you to …

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Jan 11

PiStorms Project Part 7: Setting the Engineering Goals

This week, we take a look at the old 2013 Omilander to set the engineering goals for our 2016 PiStorms PolyLander! In this video series, I will be releasing a new video every Monday, tracking my progress on my first PiStorms project. PiStorms is a shield for the Raspberry Pi made by Mindsensors that allows …

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Dec 28

PiStorms Project Part 6: Adding Sensors and Mechanical Finishing Touches

This week I add EV3 Ultrasonic and Infrared sensors to the PolyLander, as well as add some reinforcement and redesign the rear jack, to mechanically complete the robot. Next Monday, we get to programming! In this video series, I will be releasing a new video every Monday, tracking my progress on my first PiStorms project. …

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Dec 21

PiStorms Project Part 5: Building a Finalized Lift Mech

This week, after much experimentation, I have created a working climbing mechanism for the PiStorms Omnilander successor; one that is very similar to that of the 2013 model. In this video series, I will be releasing a new video every Monday, tracking my progress on my first PiStorms project. PiStorms is a shield for the …

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Dec 14

PiStorms Project Part 4: Experimenting with Different Climbing Mechs

This week, I experiment with different types of climbing mechanisms for what is soon to become the PiStorms-actuated successor to the Omnilander. In this video series, I will be releasing a new video every Monday, tracking my progress on my first PiStorms project. PiStorms is a shield for the Raspberry Pi made by Mindsensors that …

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