X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Welcome Robot Awkwardly Greets People for You

by Karen M.
Advertisement

Welcome Robot 1.5 is a funky little homemade robot that greets people in your absence. It was made by Armanda Lewis as part of 5 Projects in 5 Days. That means she had to make the robot, from start to finish, in only one day.

Welcome Robot 1.5 is red and yellow as an homage to Ironman. When you turn him on, the LED lights come on to let you know he’s in sensing mode. Input to his sensors from people passing by triggers the waving.  Check out this video to see WR 1.5 in action.

http://www.vimeo.com/1426246

Sure, he kind of welcomes people with a Nazi-like salute, but let’s recall the robot was made in just one day. It would take me like a year to make anything even approaching this. Besides, Armanda says that now that the whole one day thing is over, she plans to fix that wave right up, plus add an elevator sensor and sound. Until then, check out more of her robotic LED mashup art projects here.



Patriot Desert Ops LC79 Land Cruiser

Patriot Desert Ops LC79 Land Cruiser

Z Deck Cardistry Cards

Z Deck Cardistry Cards

2D/3D Map Prints

2D/3D Map Prints

Advertisement
Take a Nap in a BMW, Sorta

Take a Nap in a BMW, Sorta

The Bugatti Centodieci Is a $9 Million Supercar Based on the Chiron

The Bugatti Centodieci Is a $9 Million Supercar Based on the Chiron

Brown Lee Performance Gulf Heritage Mustang

Brown Lee Performance Gulf Heritage Mustang

Advertisement