OpenSLAM , an interesting project

December 7th, 2010

The 5 Steps to compile guarddog

November 6th, 2010

Download Guarddog

Download Guarddog Sourcecode

#0 Get a linux running pc
#1 Click the link above and download it
#2 Extract the file you downloaded somewhere
#3 Run the script called “apt-get-guarddog-dependencies” ( if you have an apt-get package manager [Ubuntu/Debian] , you can also see what I apt-get and do it manually :) )
#4 Run script called “make”

It should be ready!

Foss-Aueb Presentation!

November 3rd, 2010

Today I made a first presentation of GuarddoG project in my university , for the foss-aueb group!

It was a success ( I think ;P ) and a good test for the next presentation that will mainly be about the computer vision part of the project..!

The slides are availiable here

Experimentation with a stethoscope

October 14th, 2010

My E-Stethoscope

I experimented merging a stethoscope with a microphone and the result was quite good :) , Documenting my heart beats !

My heart

I also broke the cable soldering , so after 1-2 hours :P ( I am not very good at soldering ) I repaired it and , made a cool handle with my logo on :) I am happy!

My E-Stethoscope

My E-Stethoscope

GuardDog Cost until now..!

October 12th, 2010

GuardDog can now see in the dark :)

October 12th, 2010



Total cost 10 euro ,
seeing in the dark = priceless xD

Installing headlights

October 11th, 2010

Installing head lights

The next thing to do will be installing headlights on the robot in order to provide balanced luminosity on the space in front of it..

A good question is what would be the best place for placing the head lights.. ( obviously it would be the head ) but the problem is that the extra weight will disturb the turning of the head..