Live Robot Hacks

These are live stream events of real-time hacking of robots and technologies!

Save the date for an upcoming event and join other Synthiam community members on live chat. Also, Schedule your live hack session with the shortcuts menu below.

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Kinect xBox 360 Depth Mapping Robot Skill by Microsoft

Use the microsoft xbox 360 connect to send navigation/obstacle information into the ARC NMS (navigation messaging system). This skill publishes obstacle scan distance data to ARC's NMS (navigation...

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Botmatrix Live Hack Session 9

Botmatrix Live Hack Session 9

Folding clothes is a pain in trousers but what if we had a robot to do it for us!?! There is a product that does this very thing. The Foldimate is slated to be...
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PWM Servo Position Feedback (Read Servo Position)

PWM Servo Position Feedback (Read Servo Position)

I'll be hacking a PWM Servo to have positional feedback for EZ-Builder using an EZ-B v4. You can also perform the same...
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Make Your Own Giant 3D Printer Build Vol 1

Make Your Own Giant 3D Printer Build Vol 1

Pushed to 7 to give family enough time to eat dinner and to clear out of the great room so I can setup the cameras mounts and arms. This...
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Dj's 5Th Live Hack Session

Dj's 5Th Live Hack Session

In this 5th live robot hacking event, I will demonstrate how to program an Arduino and connect it to EZ-Builder via USB and Bluetooth. I'll also control a Robotis...
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Botmatrix Live Hack Session 11

Botmatrix Live Hack Session 11

The Power glove is so awesome! But why should a classic piece of hardware be kept on a dusty shelf?!? I'm going to do my best like to give the power glove new...
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Hacking Robotis Opencm 9.04 With Bioloid

Hacking Robotis Opencm 9.04 With Bioloid

I will be hacking the Robotis OpenCM 9.04 controller with EZ-Builder using a Bioloid. We'll install the Arduino OpenCM library and connect...
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Botmatrix Live Hack Session 10

Botmatrix Live Hack Session 10

The Power Glove is so awesome! But why should a classic piece of hardware be kept on a dusty shelf?!? I'm going to do my best like to give the power glove new...
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DJ's Apple II Pi Hack (Part 2/2)

DJ's Apple II Pi Hack (Part 2/2)

In this hack, I'll continue the Apple II conversion to the Pi. I created an Arduino PCB that converts the Apple II keyboard and 16 pin analog joystick to...
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DJ's Apple II Pi Hack (Part 1/2)

DJ's Apple II Pi Hack (Part 1/2)

Remember my Apple II computer from a previous live hack event? Well, I'm going to add a Raspberry Pi to it's guts and use an Arduino to connect the Apple II...
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DJ's 8Th Live (Not) Hack... We're Playing Games!

DJ's 8Th Live (Not) Hack... We're Playing Games!

I was sick with a massive head-cold and made it through without overdosing on NyQuil last week and skipped a live hack...
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Botmatrix Live Hack Session 8

Botmatrix Live Hack Session 8

Tonight's live hack session I'll be working on the EZ-Robot interpretation of the Short Circuit Johnny 5 robot! I'll be assembling the pieces and then working in...
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Botmatrix Live Hack Session 7

Botmatrix Live Hack Session 7

Tonight I'll be finishing some hacks on an interactive R2D2 toy I bought some time ago that I hadn't finished. I'll be focusing on hacking the on-board ultrasonic...