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A fella from Wisconsin has been working on an AI app for a little while now....

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Came across this about a year ago, the creator is a nice young fella.  Thought maybe it would be of interest to someone here that may want to tinker with it for possible use in MRL, or for ideas.  Its java,  there is an APK for android as well.... and I see recently he has been working on it as a discord bot.

 

https://github.com/Oblivionburn


Lola - Customizable Bot

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Lola - Customizable Bot

This is a quick concept render of Lola the robot i'm working on.   The goal is creating a robot whose appearance can be easily changed.  Such as length of arms, kneck, legs, torso, and skin characteristics.... etc.


Interesting Robotic Joint design

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I came across this on GrabCAD and thought it may be something good to share here to help promote some joint ideas.  I have uploaded it to a workbench on my GrabCAD account as well and am in the process of tinkering around with it, as well as printing off on a 3D printer to play with.

https://grabcad.com/library/mechanical-omnidirectional-joint-1

 

Omnidirectional Joint


Tutorials

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Video or picture tutorials? Which do you find more useful?

Starting with a complete 3d printed Inmoov, this is what I am starting with for a series of tutorials.

Giving the robot vision, a voice, hearing, and personality.

Connecting 2 raspberry pi's to work together, also two instances of MRL communicating with each other.

OpenCV running on one.

Program A/B and MaryTTS running on the other.

 

My intention is to make these as simple to follow and understand as possible, with newcomers in mind.