[Maurizio] designed a robot arm, which is often a wonderful accomplishment. But his job consists of a incredibly great contact interface for an Android gadget that sets it apart from numerous other comparable jobs.You can see a pretty rapid summary of the building in the online video beneath.
The structure employs Fusion 360 and there are very good explanations of every single stage in the method. The gripper is tailored from an present design. Many 3D printed elements make up the wrist, shoulder, elbow, and rotating foundation.
Electronics-clever there is an Arduino, 6 RC servo motors, and a Bluetooth module. Inside of the controller is mounted an previous Android telephone. Actually, we are generally shocked we do not see far more of this. We all have aged phones hanging all over and with continuous electrical power relationship and jogging devoted software program, they make excellent free of charge touchscreens for tasks.
The Android code is pretty simple thanks to the Scratch-like App Inventor software which will make Android applications as effortless as dragging some blocks all around. You can down load the APK but you have to question for the supply code for the app given that the task hosting website wouldn’t acquire it — possibly he’ll mirror it on Hackaday.io.
We are usually surprised we really do not see more App Inventor projects, although do see some. If you want an quick introduction, you may possibly feel about this challenge.