have you ever noticed that there’s a caricature of a Native American in the NYPD logo? Well there is.
We’ve made some progress with the RoboCop prototype.
Here’s a miniature version we’ve put together. We’re using an FSR to trigger an audio track (as of now, “Toxic” by Britney Spears) and the arm choreography. The basic motion of the arms is working well, although I’ll need to rewrite some of the code to make it more flexible.
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/80243252 w=640]
We’ve also started to play with some more powerful servos.
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/80243091 w=640]
Very thrashy, just like real police!
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/80242966 w=640]
We’ve put together a bill of materials for the Robocop project. This includes almost everything we’ll need – minus a power supply which we haven’t quite figured out yet, and a some simple mounting pieces.
We also have a rudimentary systems diagram: