Yesterday I went to see Pramode Sir.Actually he had mailed me about my mini project.He was in search of such robots.He has asked me to built an robot for PyNeko.So that the robot can be controlled by Python.
He has asked me to built my robot sao as to control it using C( i am not an expert in Pyhton).
He also asked to add ZIGBEE support to it.
I will come with more about this robot……..
This is a robot named Biomorph. And its my mini project.This uses a kind of RC neurons(first developed by nasa).If any one wants the papers please tell me.I will upload it.
Actually I got the idea from Dr.Prahlad Vadakkepat robot demonstration.You can also find some cool robots in his page. A tons of circuit is available.Search for BEAM robotics.
so I searched for these robots in the net. Atlast Ifound that these robots came under the beam robots category.
My robot is copied from this page
You can finf more from here http://mobots.solarbotics.net/
Tomorrow is my mini project preentation.So I have made my presentation use OpenOffice.org 2.2.1
Here is the presentation in pdf biomorph
DayBeforeYesterdat was Dasavatharam release. I love watching movies the release day itself.
DayBeforeYesterday was our last day of 2nd sessional exams of sixth semester(Power Electronics & Radiation And Propagation).Me with my friends went for the 1st show(6:30pm) in swapna theater.The release was also in Jos (Thrissur)
To say about the movies”It’s not that much super”.After the second half the movie is lagging too much.Story is average.Totally its not going to be a hit in Kerala.
kamalHasan is a Bio Tech scientist.He is trying to destroy a virus that he has made…..
No I wont say the whole story.Go and watch it
Firefox3 will be available for free download on June17.
Now its in a mission to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours!
so go and download from http://www.spreadfirefox.com/node&id=231673&t=264
Once again I am back with GeeXboX hacks. Last time I had told you how to manually install GeeXboX.Manually installed GeeXboX is needed for my hacks.
This time I will tell you how to configure LCD support for GeeXboX.According to my knowledge GeeXboX doesnot have support for LCD’s by default.
To know which all kind of LCD’s GeeXboX supports,you just need to view the lcd4linux.conf file in the /GEEXBOX/etc/ directory. Now here we are going to enable the LCD display for HD44780-generic LCD’s. If you view the file lcddisplay in the same directory you can see the settings of GeeXboX LCD’s. My lcddisplay file looked like this
The first line shows that the LCD has not been enabled in GeeXboX.So we will change no into yes.
Second line shows the model it is suppoting. We are going to use a hitachi 16*2 LCD’s (HD44780-generic LCD’s). So we will change the HD44780-winamp into HD44780-generic.
There is no need to change the third & fourth line. They tell about the width & height. They are correct for a 16*2 Hitachi LCD.
Here are some shots of my lcd (HD44780-generic)
At last the correct configure lcddisplay looks like this.Save your changes in the lcddisplay file as below.
Configuring the file lcddisplay for LCD support in GeeXboX is over. Now the circuit.Connect the LCD as discribed. The circuit diagram is written in the lcd4linux.conf file. We are using HD44780-generic.So use look at that section and you can understand the wiring. Any way I will put circuit diagram soon.
That’s all everything is over.Now restart your system.Yow can see display on the LCD screen.
I dont have an digicam of my own. So sorry for no shot of my LCD with GeeXbox.But my webcam in windows has captured the lcd glowwing with backlight.See some of them.
For more info on the LCD support read this link
Wait for more.Next time I will come with LIRC support on GeeXboX.
Till then bye from j-noise.
UPDATE:- The LCD connection diagram