September 11, 2008

Sundial Robot Tells the Time, Kinda

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Genius certainly runs in this family. Jim Kelly created a Sundial Robot after being inspired by his son. It was made out of a Lego Mindstorms NXT, 3 motors, and compass, light, and touch sensors, and about 270 other parts. The bot rotates 360º in 5º increments. Without going into details that even we don't understand, suffice it to say that it is accurate within 15 minutes.

Via The NXT Step

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 11, 2008 8:27 PM
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kind of like a friend of mine who posted a youtube that said kitten eaten by snake. it wasn't true but he got 30,000 hits.
;)


Posted by: sheila at April 17, 2011 6:10 PM

when i first read that, I thought it said suicidal robot tells time. much more interesting...


Posted by: Thomas at April 17, 2011 2:41 PM
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