Hacking an IKEA mirror [part 4]

  This is how the final product looks like on my desk.  I now need to write a python script which will translate  various button combinations into actions. Stay tuned…

Hacking an IKEA mirror [part 3]

Step one was to draw the positions of the buttons on a piece of paper. I secured the drawing with some tape.  I first drilled pilot holes, then used a 16mm metal drillbit to widen the hole.   A step drillbit was then used to accurately widen the button holes to the right size.   An […]

Robot Challenge 008

As promised, here is a video I’ve put together of the RC mode. Robot Challenge 008 from Arkadian.Eu on Vimeo. Also as promised, here is the Python code which, when run on a Raspberry Pi, it receives OSC signals from my iPad, interprets them and gets the Arduino board to perform the required action. This […]

Robot Challenge 001

A friend of mine and I decided to start a robot challenge. The aim is simple: each one of us will build a robot, an autonomous vehicle that will be able to get out of a maze on its own. It won’t be remote controlled but it can talk to a remote computer for instructions […]