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Nink

Country: Canada
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Into Cognitive Humanoids, Emerging Tech (IoT, 3D, AR, VR, Drones...)

Achievements

  • 2017-10-21 - Joined Synthiam
  • 2017-10-21 - Connected ARC to cloud
  • 2017-10-25 - Created First New Discussion
  • 2017-10-27 - Shared First Photo
  • 2017-10-27 - Joined First Discussion
  • 2017-10-28 - Created Custom Avatar
  • 2017-11-11 - Created First Robot App
  • 2017-11-20 - Shared First Video
  • 2017-11-21 - Attempt Helping Forum Member
  • 2021-10-02 - Answered First Forum Question

Latest submissions

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Footpath Keep Assist

If you have driven any modern car they have a lane keep assist function.  Essentially it will just follow the lines on the road and stay in the lines.  My robot works quite well with NMS in enclosed areas and avoids objects etc but when it gets out in the open on the footpath you have to manually steer it to move between locations. It would be...
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Windows Performance

Latest rock pi x installed windows and followed instructions but antivirus still appears in security settings even though I renamed the windows defender directory.  I noticed there was another one called Windows Advanced threat protection.   Also antimalware is running consumes a lot of ram as well can't stop process. I assume this is another...
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Motion Tracking Anyone Know Where Glyphs Are?

Hi I wanted do motion tracking so my Drone would follow another moving object.  I tried colour tracking (all the usual choices) and I tried object tracking but really doesn't work very well as object is always moving and outdoor lighting messes up colour tracking (Worked well in doors) so I was  going to just try the old glyph tracking.  The...
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Servos For Robot Dog

Servos For Robot Dog

Anyone building a robot dog? I am looking for Servo's to build one that will work with ARC...
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JSON To Mjbots Quad Robot Series

JSON To Mjbots Quad Robot Series

My robot wants to communicate via JSON commands (it is controlled via JSON from a browser) but I need to use ARC to talk to it. It also sends a lot of data...
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Distance Detection For NMS

Distance Detection For NMS

I am slowly getting all the quirks with the T265 worked out by docking etc. We really need some distance sensing as well so we can get better detail of our...
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Adding The Caster And Extra Storage To Roomba

Adding The Caster And Extra Storage To Roomba

I printed the extra storage container on the roomba but when I went to install it I had to remove the guts of the robot.  Now...
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Monitor PC Voltage

Monitor PC Voltage

Anyone know of a good way to monitor power of the battery and feed voltage into ARC so I know when PC Is about to die?  I monitor Power of EZB but I can't monitor power PC has.  I...
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270 Degree Servo

270 Degree Servo

Does anyone know how to make a 270 degree servo move 270 degrees?  I purchased some 35kg TD-8135MG 270 degree servos from China and they turned up this week so I put them in a robot arm....
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Multiple Movement Panels

Multiple Movement Panels

Can you allow multiple movement panels in ARC please. I have the roomba panel added but then went to add autoposition to control a robot arm and received a you are...
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MJPEG Stream In Camera

MJPEG Stream In Camera

I am using the ESP32_CAM with a camera stream for MJPEG files.  Code here.  https://github.com/arkhipenko/esp32-cam-mjpeg It runs fine and shows a 320*240 image when I bring up...
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Lewansoul Servos LDX227 And LDX 218

Lewansoul Servos LDX227 And LDX 218

I have a robot that has LewanSoul servos LDX227 and LDX 218 but they are not the serial ones here and don’t work with the other arc Servo skills.  Any...
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How Do You Pick Something Up?

How Do You Pick Something Up?

If we have a stationary robot and a stationary item sure we can pick it up, but if we have a robot that can move and an object that can be anywhere in any...
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What Type Of Robot Hands Do Others Recommend

What Type Of Robot Hands Do Others Recommend

Finishing up a robot project but struggling with useful hands.  I want to be able to pick items up at different angles, move them...
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SMS Integration

Hey Community, Has anyone connected EZ-B using text messaging.  I have a project where I need to send commands to and from the robot using SMS.  Was wondering if there is already something out there before I start.  Move servo. MMS a photo back to phone etc.  I figured I could probably use twillio IFTTT etc Scenario is No Internet EZ-B is out of...
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Hobby King Ez-B Cameras $10

Hobby King Ez-B Cameras $10

If you are in US they have cameras in the warehouse (With plastic Shell) for $10. If you are in Canada you will get hit with all sorts of customs and charges I...
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Anyone Hacked A Pepper

Anyone Hacked A Pepper

Pepper Robots are starting to appear on the second hand market, ebay etc. Some are even "not working" models for around $2500 US. Shipping from Japan sometimes...
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Ibm Watson Services Plugin

Ibm Watson Services Plugin

The IBM Watson Services Plugin created by @PTP currently allows you to perform Speech to Text and Text to Speech as well as visual recognition using Watson Services....
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Siri Short Cuts

Anyone had a play with Siri short cuts yet. My logic is IFTTT, not currently supported but I found this article https://www.macstories.net/ios/how-to-trigger-ifttt-applets-with-ios-12s-new-shortcuts-app-and-siri/
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Ideas For Robots In Schools

I have been thinking about @DJ focus on schools and robots in education. The obvious benefit is kids learn about robotics but this is a change in curriculum for schools so is a hard sell. I was wondering if there is benefit in focusing on how robots can help with existing curriculum. The idea of JD as a teachers assistant I think would resonate...
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Long Video Camera Cable

Long Video Camera Cable

My Robot hands turned up (about 100 tiny little pieces each and no assembly instructions :-) . I want to embed a camera in each of the hands so I can see what I am about to...
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So It Is Written

So It Is Written

I have been working on my telepresence robot in hopes of one day projecting myself and my thoughts to a remote location. One of my roles is to describe my thought process , and I do this...
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Old Video But Inspired Me

Old Video But Inspired Me

I stumbled across this video of DJ in 2011 giving a candid tour of EZ-Robot. DJ's vision of "Cloud Robotics" was advanced and way ahead of its time. Provide a...
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Wireless Charger

Has anyone made a wireless charger yet. use / charge / use / charge is getting a little tiresome and it is just my first week with ez-b. Logic is JD Humanoid (or your build of choice) looks around when battery is flat finds a Glyph (that points in direction to head) and then goes to the home Glyph and parks with coil on breast plate and wireless...
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My Left Foot

My Left Foot

When I power JD on his left foot is not aligned (both servos). When I connect it is fine only happens when I power on. When I go into diagnostic mode it goes to 90 degrees fine. Looks like I have...
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Cloning Ozobot

Cloning Ozobot

OZObot is all the rage they have 2 wheels and a camera and follow a color code programming system. Has anyone thought about cloning the functionality of them with an EZB
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Mqtt Ssl/Tls Or Token Connection

Anyone had any success using SSL or TLS certs or Tokens with MQTT to connect to cloud service providers. I can set up a basic mosquito service to connect but not sure how to go about connecting to third party based systems with some form of authentication.
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Laikago $25,000 Robot Dog From China

Laikago $25,000 Robot Dog From China

You can apparently buy a Laikago for $25K USD (although I could not find pricing on their website just an intention to buy http://www.unitree.cc)....
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Black Friday Sale On Ezb's Cool

Black Friday Sale On Ezb's Cool

20% off JD / Six / Roli / Battle as well as revolution kits. Sweet! http://www.ez-robot.com/Shop/
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3D Printing Optimized Models

3D Printing Optimized Models

I am printing JD Humanoid but I noticed a lot of the parts don't have supports. Example Servo connectors start about 3mm off the ground, the top of his feet don't...
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Newbie Needs Some Advice

New to Ez-B and feeling my way. Picked up JD Humanoid on Friday so I figured I would share experiences to date. I also got a dev kit for spares. Using an apple mac with a VM for Windows, Couple of challenges with network timeouts, cam connection etc,. Powered on JD and had a jittery servo (support said would replace), used one from the dev kit as a...
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