This 3D printed robot is self-balancing

The B-Robot has been described as a 3D-printed, Segway style self-balancing ‘bot.

Designed by a Maker named Jose, the B-Robot can be controlled from a smartphone or tablet via WiFi. As shown in the video above, the ‘bot is fully capable of walking, turning around, detecting obstacles and even doing push ups.

According to the folks at 3Ders, the main board (WITA) is built around an Atmel-powered Arduino Leonardo (ATmega32u4). Additional key specs include a sonar sensor (LV-MaxSonar-EZ3) and a 6-Axis (Gyro + Accelerometer) MEMS MotionTracking device (MPU6050).

Aside from the electronic components, all parts (wheels, frame, body, etc) were designed​ in OpenSCA and 3D printed on an Atmel-powered Prusa i3 (RepRap). The entire project is open source, with the relevant files and libraries available for download on GitHub.

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