Category Archives: Android

Android based cellbots

Robot Brain Transplant at the Maker Faire

So the Cellbots team were at Google’s Cloud Robotics shipping container, prepping a demo of an “Antlerbot” – an RC car controlled by a Nexus One connected to a Sparkfun IOIO board – when disaster struck: the Antlerbot ran up … Continue reading

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Open Sourcing the Perception Manager

Hi, this is Anthony Francis, a member of Google’s Cloud Robotics team and a volunteer at Cellbots’s mission to make cool robots out of phones and spare parts is possible because of volunteer efforts and source code contributions. Recently … Continue reading

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Calling all Makers!

Hello, all … there’s been a lot going on behind the scenes at Cellbots (check out the recent changesĀ in our source code repository, with more in the works) and this weekend you’ll get a chance to see what we’ve been … Continue reading

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Clean Christmas Ornaments with a Robot and a Cat

Mike brings us some holiday cheer with a fun video of his Squirt robot spraying down some Christmas ornament using an Android phone for a remote control. His cat Wanda even makes a cameo appearance and doesn’t seem to mind … Continue reading

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New Video Overview of the Cellbots Java App for Android

Charles, Chaitanya, and I put together this quick video to showcase the four control modes available in the Cellbots app for Android. We used an iRobot Create, a Nexus One (with car dock), a Nexus S, and a Chrome OS … Continue reading

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