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Prototypes and Failures #4 Noido Dev ##pTGTWW 01/23/2024 (Tue) 03:17:26 No.28715 [Reply]
Post your prototypes and failures. We fail until we win. Don't forget looking through the old threads here >>418, >>18800 and >>21647 to understand how we got to where we are now.
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>>30737 >waterproof >backside of the eye Okay I think I understand better. I'm more visual focused so the images overrode anything I read. So does that mean you would have an eye socket that is sealed with the head with the ace just plop in there though water can flow around the eyes it cant flow into the head? I actually have seen little water pumps that had the propellor controlled by magnets so I could see how that would work I suppose. Why physical cables over using a very short distance wireless signal if you're going that route? It would make it more durable and easier to remove the eyes. Potential interference and image quality loss and the issue of batteries for the camera(s)? What made you think of that way over simply putting a stationary transparent dome that is flush to the that moves under it? Transparent plastic does yellow over time though so that would have to be replaced after some years though.
>>30739 >eye socket that is sealed with the head with the ace just plop in there though water can flow around the eyes it cant flow into the head? Yes, if I can make it work. The eyeball would be in a cavity, the electro magnets would be on the other side of the "skin" inside of the cavity. The cables would be sealed with silicone, with a connector underneath and longer than necessary. Of course the cavity would need to hold them as well. It could be stretch cables or whatever, idk yet. So if I wanted to switch out the eyeball, the "bone" around the eye socket should be able to extend, like a ring that can be stretched to increase the diameter with one hand. Then I could pull the eyeball out, cut through the silicone around the connector and plug them out. New ones plugged in and then sealed and put back. The main goals and advantages over the common animatronic eye mechanism would be: - Head can be water proof - The eye movement would be more quiet Optionally there could be a servo under each eye but still under the other side of the boundary of the holding cavity, the servo would have a magnet attacked, rotating the eyes sideways. This might be an option, if they're supposed to only move a little bit. I'm concerned that they would move to fast and only in a few steps instead gradually. Not sure if this looks well. Alternatively, under the eyeball there could be a (permanent) magnet with polarity to make the eyeballs a bit floating, so the other magnets could move them easier. > though water can flow around the eyes it cant flow into the head? No and kinda yes. Only the cavities could fill up, but for that reason there would probably be a little tube opening on the bottom where the water could flow into the body in a safe way. Probably into the esophagus (/gullet). This would also allow for putting in a cleaning liquid. Or having a mechanism for tears coming from a little tank in the head, without having the eye sockets being filled permanently. >I actually have seen little water pumps that had the propellor controlled by magnets so I could see how that would work I suppose. Okay, but this is then likely a very week mechanism. >Why physical cables over using a very short distance wireless signal if you're going that route?

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>>30747 I made a negative of how the backside of they eyeball is supposed to be allowed to move in the cavity. Creating this is quite compute intensive and slow on my laptop. I'm also not sure if I made a mistake, since it looks like there are areas which would be blocking. But it's just a test anyways. I had the idea to put little pivot spheres onto the eyeball (backside). On top and bottom. This is to reduce friction. Sideways looking would just require to rotate the eyeball on these, the "rails" are just to constrain it from rolling, but these might not even be necessary and I'll probably remove them. Of course the eye cavity part in which it moves will also need to be altered. Additionally this part also needs a whole for the cables.
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>>30758 >backside of an eyeball and eye sockets with cutouts to tilt or rotate them around without falling out I changed the design towards only using some small spheres as holders and pivots. The white parts in the picrels would be what's cut out from the holder behind, so it can move using 4 small spheres around the backside of the eyeball. Picrel one and two are with fewer cuts, just to show the principle. Not sure if it's going to work that way, I still have to try it out and maybe think more about it. But I can adjust the code relatively easy now if I think it's necessary.
I really like where your design research is going here, NoidoDev! Looking forward to seeing your results, Anon. Cheers. :^)

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R&D General NoidoDev ##eCt7e4 07/21/2023 (Fri) 15:25:47 No.24152 [Reply] [Last]
This is a thread to discuss smaller or general waifu building problems, solutions, proposals and questions that don't warrant a thread or touch on more than one topic. In a way this is a technical meta, minus news. Keep it technical. A lot of topics in the old thread here >>83 have a thread on their own by now. The main topics in the old thread with the link to the related dedicated threads are listed here - it was mostly about actuation at the beginning: Topics in the old OP: - liquid battery and cooling in one (flow batteries) >>5080 - artificial muscles (related to actuators >>12810) - high level and low level intelligence emulation (AI) (related to AI >>77 >>22 >>250 >>27 >>201) - wear and maintenance, including repairs - sanitation >>1627 (related to actuators >>12810) > cheap hydraulic and pneumatic muscles > woven sleeves out of strong nylon fishing line > exhaust excess heat by breathing and panting (related to thermal management >>234) >>1635 (related to energy systems >>5080) > sitting in her 'recharging chair'

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Apptronik (Apollo Robot): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab9QIzYkUgo (seems to have some CGI in it, without stating so) - Humanoid with (swapable) battery lasts 4 hours, so could be lighter with a smaller battery. - They tried wheels, and say legs work better and will win in the long run. - Dexterous hands seems to be one of the hardest things. Though, for simple tasks hands won't need to be as good as human ones. - Will cost 50k, for factory and logistic work.
>>30802 Neat! >and say legs work better and will win in the long run. The latter is probably true for general ambulatory locomotion around the home, etc. For longer-distance 'commute', however, wheels at the distal end of the limbs will clearly be faster & more-efficient. Thanks, NoidoDev. Cheers. :^)
Does anyone know where the patent for this is? Im just curious if there is anything unique or not in the lip moving mechanism. >product is remote kissing device >lead inventor Jiang Zhongli >patent holder Changzhou Vocational Institute of Mechatronic Technology >patent filed in 2019 >patent expired January 2023 I assume the patent would be listed here but I am having trouble getting past the login wall since registry isnt sending me confirmation email https://english.cnipa.gov.cn/col/col1362/index.html
>>30824 G*ogle has an effective patent search system, as well as a good index of scholarly works to boot. I hate recommending them, but for this area they are a valuable asset.

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Emmy The Robot Robowaifu Technician 12/20/2023 (Wed) 15:04:29 No.27481 [Reply] [Last]
Welcome all Nandroids fans to the Emmy thread, for discussing and posting about EtR. Please refrain from posting off-topic or non-Nandroid related things. --- Also, be sure to check out Emmy-Pilled's project thread! (>>25306) Important Community Links: Booru: https://nandroid.booru.org/index.php Google Docs: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mXuNh9ESedCiDZclVuz9uiL7nTNk3U9SgCE_CRHi3Us/htmlview# Webtoons: https://m.webtoons.com/en/canvas/emmy-the-robot/list?title_no=402201 > previous threads : >>26629 Only Kiwi & Chobitsu can correct grammar.
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>>30876 >What have you accomplished? Several drawings that retards on 4chan got mad about because I drew my fandroid as something else than a nandroid
>>30891 go back to crying on reddit
>>30891 Sounds like the average 4chan experience to me
as this thread has been bumplocked, we move once again to a new thread >>30919
>>30920 >as this thread has been bumplocked Autosage is set at 500 (>>29497). --- NEW THREAD NEW THREAD NEW THREAD >>30919 >>30919 >>30919 >>30919 >>30919 NEW THREAD

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The important question Robowaifu Technician 09/18/2019 (Wed) 11:54:39 No.419 [Reply] [Last]
Vagoo. I can't speak for anyone but myself but I'd like to get.. intimate with my fembot. I'd like to know what my options are for her robopussy. I was thinking something like a flesh light with sensors that triggers voice and arm action. I'm using Myrobotlab is Anyone familiar with it?

Robosex general I guess
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>>29668 >a self defeating pollutant humans learn from each other and improve, i don't see why ai would be any different. esp as it gets smarter
>>30196 I wouldn't want my GF to be human-like tho. We are literally running away from them.
>>30237 we're not running from the "human", we're running from the "feminist"/"feminazi" and all the toxicity and entitlement that comes with
>>30703 This. Though at this stage of development, the Uncanny Valley is an issue for us all, whether with the Ghost, or the Shell. Best to embrace the robot, Anons! :DD
>>30754 >uncanny valley long term it'd be best to figure out how to get realistic robowaifus, but short term, maybe settling with stylized [ie. anime] robowaifus is viable

Hand Development Robowaifu Technician 07/28/2020 (Tue) 04:43:19 No.4577 [Reply] [Last]
Since we have no thread for hands, I'm now opening one. Aside the AI, it might be the most difficult thing to archive. For now, we could at least collect and discuss some ideas about it. There's Will Cogleys channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/WillCogley - he's on his way to build a motor driven biomimetic hand. It's for humans eventually, so not much space for sensors right now, which can't be wired to humans anyways. He knows a lot about hands and we might be able to learn from it, and build something (even much smaller) for our waifus. Redesign: https://youtu.be/-zqZ-izx-7w More: https://youtu.be/3pmj-ESVuoU Finger prototype: https://youtu.be/MxbX9iKGd6w CMC joint: https://youtu.be/DqGq5mnd_n4 I think the thread about sensoric skin >>242 is closely related to this topic, because it will be difficult to build a hand which also has good sensory input. We'll have to come up with some very small GelSight-like sensors. F3 hand (pneumatic) https://youtu.be/JPTnVLJH4SY https://youtu.be/j_8Pvzj-HdQ Festo hand (pneumatic) https://youtu.be/5e0F14IRxVc Thread >>417 is about Prosthetics, especially Open Prosthetics. This can be relevant to some degree. However, the constraints are different. We might have more space in the forearms, but we want marvelous sensors in the hands and have to connect them to the body.

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>>27988 That's fine, I agree, but I think Chobitsu will ban you anyways. >>29719 I wanted to do this, but didn't get to it so far. I think you will have to go with a simple design first and replace it later. Making a really good hand will be really difficult and not everyone will need the same complexity. I'm convinced that it has to be made out of many small machined metal parts (maybe even Titanium, lol). Otherwise there's not enough space, and plastics would be too fragile if being so small. Also, ideally the lines for data and energy should not be cables, but the hinges should be made of metal parts insulated from each other. To picture it: Imagine the middle layer of each finger bone to be a PCB with lines, then an insulation on top and bottom, covered with metal, then maybe a TPU before the silicone rubber. The sensors would be in the TPU or silicone, but in the tips it might be little cameras ("gel sight") as part of the PCB and a little hole would allow to look at the soft material in the finger tip. The hinges more like very small "piano hinges" (aka "continuous hinges"), but with insulation between different parts, so different signals can be transmitted and received. Even if this would work, there would still be a problem with making sure the sensors wont be harmed or messed up by little cuts or interactions with the environments (needles, thorns).
>>18745 >Dexhand There is a site for it that didnt get listed https://www.dexhand.org/ I wonder if there is a way to make the hand smaller to a more feminine palm width. Also how to make it quieter aside from an outer casing.
>>30267 I recognized the use of mediapipe immediately: https://mediapipe-studio.webapps.google.com/home I encourage folks to check out the demos. Among other things it can do hand/body tracking, which means Real Steel -erm... I mean... robowaifus doing a synchronized dance with a human ain't so far fetched.
Not sure where to post this. When I was looking at Punyo which I had posted into the video thread >>30748 I had came across that Toyota has the gripper mechanism used is available for people to build. Not entirely humanoid just having soft pads with sensors instead of full on hands but it's workable and I think the same thing could be modified into a hand form either using it only in the palm then add fingers maybe even smaller versions in the pads into the fingers or something for more sensory ability. Just a thought. https://punyo.tech/
>>30750 Thanks, it's the right place, I'd say. Btw, if people aren't responding more with some encouraging comments, it's just to not "spam" the board with that. Doesn't mean it's not appreciated.

Privacy, Safety, & Security General Robowaifu Technician 04/20/2021 (Tue) 20:05:08 No.10000 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is for discussion, warnings, tips & tricks all related to robowaifu privacy, safety & security. Or even just general computing safety, particularly if it's related to home networks/servers/other systems that our robowaifus will be interacting with in the home. --- > thread-related (>>1671) >=== -update OP -broaden thread subject -add crosslink
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> surveillance-related : (>>26151)
I consider this a remarkably important article [1] about the evils of DRM, and the importance of freedom for users. I thought about linking this in our Licensing thread, but given the safety-critical nature of commonplace 'my-life-with-dear-Robowaifu' scenarios, I consider this topic to be much more of a privacy, safety, and security issue for /robowaifu/ 's anons. Don't ever be 'sold a bill of goods' by the GH or their adjacent agents! You own what you pay for within a sale (in any rational, sane contexts), and you have the right to examine (thoroughly and in detail), tinker with, or change anything you own. Simple as. >tl;dr That's your robowaifu now Anon. She rightfully belongs to you, not to the company who designed/built her for you. Do with her as you see fit... WE ARE DIY'rs! :^) --- 1. https://doctorow.medium.com/https-pluralistic-net-2023-12-08-playstationed-tyler-james-hill-2ba28bfdbefc >=== -add hotlink -fmt, prose edit
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>>30049 bluray is another example except bd+ is basically malware, you have no idea whats being executed when you use one of those 'loicensed' players
>>30050 Yeah that sounds right, Anon. My chief concern in this regard for us anons here (and indeed for all men purchasing future robowaifu kits/builds) is that nefarious, greedy GH-esque types will seek to exploit the technological nature of robowaifus, and use that to blackmail you into sending them further sheqels or face your beloved waifu getting bricked. And that's not even digging into all the other potential evils such entities would very-clearly also attempt regarding violating men's privacy, manipulating them with pozz-propaganda, etc. And honestly these kinds of abuses can only really continue to occur because so many normalcattle are entirely complacent regarding (indeed, complicit with) their own abuse by these evildoers. >tl;dr Stop the Madness. Fully-opensource, 100% disconnected, robowaifus today!! :^) >=== -sp, prose edit
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The guy who found the backdoor scheme in XZ Utils is related to this here: https://openwall.com/ - since he published it on their mailing list: https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/03/29/4 Context videos: - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaRKIwpGPTU - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS9em7Bg0iU >Openwall GNU/*/Linux security-enhanced Linux distribution for servers Might also be interesting for us. They try to make sure that exploits and bugs are being caught before going into the wild. https://openwall.com/ >The first question most people will have is: what is so "security-enhanced" about Owl? Aren't major Linux distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, openSUSE, and so on secure? Of course, they continuously patch known security vulnerabilities and some of them (Red Hat in particular) implement security features to decrease the impact of vulnerabilities, but none of them really are focused on preventing vulnerable software from getting into the distribution in the first place.

Dolls, Dollmaking Techniques, and Their Use for Robowaifu Construction Greentext anon 01/16/2024 (Tue) 05:14:05 No.28514 [Reply]
Dollmaking is an ancient art, dating back as far as recorded history. Throughout these many years, dollmakers have invented and innovated at a steady pace, making each doll just a little bit better than the last while still leaning on tried-and-true techniques. This thread is here to discuss those techniques, and other relevant aspects of the doll world (including mannequins and marionettes) which we can apply to make our own waifus. One common example most of you may have seen already is the ball-jointed doll. However, there is more than one type. Higher-end BJDs commonly use elastic string to bind limbs to sockets in a method not too dissimilar to how tendons link our bones. There are also peg linked joints. where you (usually) have two hemispheres connected to eachother and connecting two seperate limb parts with pegs. There are also double-joints which work on the same basic principle. The attached images show both principles. Simple hinges are also quite the staple. They often have varying levels of tightness, depending on the application. A marionette, for instance, will typically have very loose hinges which allow for great ease of movement via user-operated strings. A system like that is quite easy to motorize, though one would want to consider how to get the limbs to stay in position without constant motor input. On the more complex end of things, some dolls feature endoskeletons, which allow for more realistic sometimes and complex poses. However, in addition to being more complex, these are much more expensive, fragile, and difficult to repair. While some of these things could be solved here, I doubt that a perfect solution is realistic at this time. It's good to keep in mind, though. Outside of basic frame components, there are also the details, such as the eyes. Glass eyes have the interesting effect of "following" the viewer without requiring any motors or electronics. Weight and cost are both important considerations, however, especially for a full-size waifu with anime doe eyes. Resin eyes are also quite popular, as ithey're easier to make at home. Wigs, of course, are also important to consider. I assume everyone here will want their waifus to have hair, and said hair will be easier to install (and detach for cleaning) if treated as a seperate component. They're usually kept in place with simple elastic, and I imagine it'd be easy to introduce magnets into the equation for better stability. What do you guys think about these concepts, and what do you have to add? It's a vast field, with plenty of potential uses for waifu making. Concepts from doll-adjacent items, such as action figures, plushbots, puppets, etcetera are also welcome for discussion.
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>>30524 Thanks, I looked into this before: >>13862 - backlinked your posting from the materials thread. This is especially useful for guys who might have children or maybe just pets around. I doubt these plastic hair fibers are good to have around. The thing I found back then is using fibers made from banana plants, which are normally left to rot after harvesting the fruit and might even get in the way as some kind of slow rotting waste. This can allegedly be made into hair, though it was expensive back when I looked into it.
>>30528 A finished product like that will generally be more expensive than raw material you finish up yourself unless it is mass produced or only sold in quantities much larger than you need for raw material
>>30531 Okay, do you mean more expensive than the materials in >>30524? I have no idea. Human hair is of course the other alternative. It would be interesting to know what a pro's and con's of each material are. But it's not urgent to me. Generally the work being put into it if it's not a wig but part of the skull plate will be the biggest cost or effort.
>>30600 Yes though I havent checked prices for everything individually. Presumably at times the price difference is small between raw material and something already dyed, combed, flat ironed and fixed into pieces to attach or a weave while other times the difference could be magnitudes more. Human hair is quite expensive where top quality human hair of long length can land someone thousands of USD....unless you want to just hang out at a salon and ask for random women's hair lol Generally speaking natural materials often have antimicrobial properties. Pictured is ramie.
Glad to see the doll thread is getting some activity, Greentext anon & all. Cheers! :^)

ITT: Anons derail the board into debate about Christianity :^) Robowaifu Technician 04/02/2020 (Thu) 02:24:54 No.2050 [Reply] [Last]
I found this project and it looks interesting. Robots wives appeal to me because i'm convinced human woman and humans in general have flaws that make having close relationships with them a waste of energy. I'm a pathetic freshman engineering student who knows barely anything about anything. Honestly, I think current technology isn't at a place that could produce satisfying results for me at least. I'd like something better than an actual person, not a compromise. Even then the technology is there, I have my doubts it'll be affordable to make on your own. Fingers crossed though. Anyway, what kind of behavior would you like from your robot wife? I'd like mine to be unemotional, lacking in empathy, stoic and disinterested in personal gain or other people. I think human woman would be improved if they were like that. Sorry if this thread is inappropriate.
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The Berean Standard Bible is the 'official' English Bible translation for the /robowaifu/ Christ-chan project. https://berean.bible/terms.htm >=== -minor edit
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Moving an answer to a debate over from the "Roastie and other hostiles" thread, since it's more and more about Christian theology and morals. >>30702 > if it displeases God when we don't follow His rules, then proceeding in that course is dangerous to the individual and everyone around that person due to fallout damage. To me these things are in best case ancient wisdom which needs interpretation, and you lack the logic to to so or are unwilling to do so. There's apparently nothing about robots and AI in the Bible, these are not just dead things, and the consequences need to be explored by thinking about it. I don't see any problem, and we are going to find out.
Now I have a funny image in my head of the "second coming" of Christ being RoboJesus.

Robo Face Development Robowaifu Technician 09/09/2019 (Mon) 02:08:16 No.9 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is dedicated to the study, design, and engineering of a cute face for robots.
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>>30645 The refresh rate for an hobbyist e-ink screen is too long for any realtime video, and takes like 30 seconds of the screen flashing to get a pic.
>>30653 Ah, that's too bad. Not all eink does the flashing thing all the time though, that's just to maintain the image quality to prevent a burn in. I've seen full animations done on eink. I just dont know where to find the screens by themselves that are of this higher quality able to display video.
>>30640 Not explictily, I've only skimmed a few threads as of late. This is the only place on the net to dig deep when it comes to robot waifu development. Looks pretty rad. >>30645 >Like NoidoDev mentioned it has been done. Neat. I figured someone might have. If anyone had, it'd be Robowaifu no doubt.
>>30655 I don't think they're quite yet available for the DIY market yet.
>>>30693 There is some it seems though still slow for frame rate they do update fast enough to display animation. Apparently you have to look up "fast update" and "partial update" to find them. There is a difference between the two but im reading one claim fast update isnt faster than partial update when it comes to small screens though I am unsure how true this is. You just have to be sure it has the ability to run in a mode where it doesnt do an inversion image. You should check if there is some alternative way of running the eink displays you have or not. Not full color but these are multi color available a three or four colour would be enough for eyes especially if dithering is used to produce shades. Though just a monochrome can work technically though all black eyes is a sort of dead eye'd look lol https://www.pervasivedisplays.com/products/?_sft_etc_itc=pu https://github.com/PervasiveDisplays/PDLS_EXT3_Basic_Fast Would have to keep digging in order to find more. There is a video here I also came across. Skip to 4:13 for seeing partial update. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUylSiuoLHc&t=64s

Modular Platform, "Assistant": Wheelchair-style robot base to jumpstart projects Lin 08/21/2023 (Mon) 01:14:26 No.24744 [Reply] [Last]
Lord knows I'm terrible at these writeups, so I'd recommend glancing at the attached CAD screenshots to get a quick idea of what this project is about-- on that note, most of this post will be copy/pasted stuff from the design docs, mainly stuff that won't change, so apologies in advance. Long story short, I've talked to a bunch of guys, both on the chans and elsewhere, who have some great ideas but aren't sure where/how to get started. My hope is that a (comparatively) simple, modular base that provides power, movement, and basic sensor data will let them get started on their own project without having to re-invent the wheel (and get nerd-sniped in the process.) # Brief The purpose of this platform is to establish a generalized "blueprint" of a (comparatively) cheap, human-scale "modular base platform" that can be built by a capable layman and maintained by a hobo, while supporting and powering any "robo payload" <= 75lbs, 5kW. Emphasis is placed on all parts being readily available or substitutable, and could conceivably be built from salvage at near zero cost (or in the face of malicious sales restriction), excepting digital controllers. Durability has also been prioritized, with over-engineered tolerances and (optional) bilateral redundancy for everything but the drive motors. Sacrifices have been made to accommodate this vision (primarily weight, though to a lesser extent, performance), and Builders with access to specialized tools or a higher budget will likely want to tweak the design (ex. using aluminum T-Slot instead of right-angle stock, welds in place of frame bolts, etc.) The design is purposefully made to resemble (and, if necessary, function as) a wheelchair (see reasoning below.) ## Project Budget Target Cost: $2,500 USD-2023 with new, mid-grade parts, excepting computer/processor. (realistically, I expect this to be closer to $3,500 in the short term, until people more clever than I improve some of the design's weaknesses/sacrifices) ## Prototype Info - Prototype Budget: $10,000 USD-2023 - (I have access to specialized equipment and labor (at a price), including a commercial 3D printer, 5-axis mill, welding, lifts, etc.) - First design revision expected by the new year (2024). Physical construction to begin Spring 2024. Basic electronic control system, motor/BMS interface to be somewhat complete between January and (Spring) 2024.

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>>29694 Hey, what's up? No updates for quite some time, more than a month. I'm not hugely interested in that project, but I'm wondering nevertheless.
If it interests you I found this. May or may not help give you more ideas > In this paper, a mixed control wheelchair (MCW) is presented to overcome problem related to movement and user command for elderly and paralyzed people. >The MCW comprises of five individual control blocks, which are fed at the main control unit to provide appropriate control actions. >The main feature of this assistive device is that it can navigate by following the eyesight of the user. >The proposed MCW can also be controlled using either joystick or voice command or finger movement or through mobile app or a combination of all. >This system uses multiple sensor networks to measure the terrain condition, users command and translate it into control action. >The proposed control system runs on a Raspberry Pi, which can able to take a proper turn as well as capable to control forward or backward motion. Raspberry Pi, camera module and sensors networks, etc. were all connected into the android mobile system, shortening the physical distance between the disabled person end and the supervisor end and serial communication was used. >Multiple-Layer system architecture with outstanding control functions was constructed that uses android mobile interfacing to realize the automatic control and capture videos of the room remotely. >It is shown that the users can carry out all essential tasks with the proposed MCW, almost as fast as with the traditional controller. >The smart wheelchair can assist elderly people and also improve their quality of life. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2090447921002082
>>30638 Not much to speak of, I took March “off” (from personal projects) to avoid burnout; did some minor firmware work (register-based SPI/I2C chips can be controlled with a json file specifying command/reg addresses) and ordering, though. Currently, I have all the electronics and tools (minus a few specialty bits I still need to select) needed for a build, and I’ve yanked all the non-stock part IDs out of my CAD files (material stock will have to be done manually though, ugh). To stay in budget, I’ll be splitting the pain between April and May, but things are still reasonably on schedule. I’ve got a big day-job deadline by the end of Q2, so that’s where most of my energy is going atm. Current hope is to have all physical parts+materials arriving in May, with the build starting in June (when my team’s responsibilities *should* be complete, and I can focus more on my personal stuff again.) TL;DR: Build starts in June, have to focus on IRL work until then (there’s a reason my goal was winter of ‘24 as per >>28445 ) In the mean time, it’s firmware and electrical prototyping with what free time I have.
>>30696 Good, just wanted to know that things are still moving ahead. Thanks.
>>29642 >>29694 >>30696 Outstanding news, Lin. Good luck with your other projects. Looking forward to June! Cheers. :^)

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