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DIY Autonomous Cars 101: Developing a Driving AI Agent

In this article, we are going to cover how to build an AI driving agent for a car. You got a car, you know where to go using the GPS … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

DIY Autonomous Cars 101: Recognizing Street Signs

It’s been a long time since we have posted anything on this blog but on a popular demand we are starting a new series. In this series we will discuss … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Microcontroller 101: SPI and I2C/TWI with AVR

We saw in our earlier article some basics about UART protocol and you must know that That isn’t the only protocol we use for communication. UART is okayish for the … Continue reading

August 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Building a Quadcopter from scratch DIY : Part 2

Previously on SkinnySatan… We tried to tell you the mechanical structure, some basic concepts and some calculations regarding building of a quadrotor. In this article, we are going to explain … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Building a Quadcopter from scratch DIY : Part 1

You reached this page through some google search so I am assuming you already know what a Quadcopter or a Quadrotor is. Multirotors quite a thing these days and not … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Speech Recognition with AVR/Atmega

Speech recognition or Voice Recognition is not an easy thing to do. You all must have seen people struggling with advanced voice recognition tools like siri even though it is … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Microcontrollers 101: UART/USART

As the title says, we are covering USART this time. USART stands for Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Reception Transmission. It is a kind of A serial tx/rx protocol. Serial transmission protocol … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flyback driver to generate plasma Arcs

Disclaimer: educational purpose only, these high voltages are lethal. Try at your own risk. Yes, we are back with our very favorite high voltage guides. I have been busy for … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adding speech to your Embedded Project

I had this one project where the device was supposed to speak out the output. And I was too Lazy to actually go and build a PC based application and … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Microcontrollers 101: Analog to Digital Conversion

In earlier post about PWM we have seen our Digital buddies don’t understand Anything except 0’s and 1’s. And oh lets say we have here 2.5V as input here. Many … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Microcontrollers 101: Pulse Width Modulation

Pulse width is like Heart of Micro controllers applications. We need them for like everywhere. From Driving the motors to dimming the lights. Check out our other blog posts to … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Microcontrollers 101: Timers/Counters

Here We are, Starting an article series Micro controllers 101 We will be covering most of the stuff you will be needing in our upcoming articles. If you have any … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Simple Marx Generator

Disclaimer : Again! All the high voltage stuff i will be posting here is for educational purpose only. I am not at all responsible for your actions if you are … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

DIY 10KV High voltage Power supply

Disclaimer : We are playing with the high voltages here, and these details are for knowledge only. I am not at all responsible for the actions you take after you … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 6 Comments

4DOF Servo Operated Robotic Arm.

At Mumbai auto-expo there was one very good Robotic Arm made by Hyundai. Impressed by that we thought why not make one ( a smaller Prototype Obviously ) for out … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to: use and Interface Rotary Encoders

Encoders are some very lovely devices if you ask me. They gives you some really great stream of pulses while you are rotating them. We had seen a few people … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Man Sized Wall-e (How we made it)

Hello again, As many of you know, we had a Robo-rock festival arranged in our college. And ofcource the event was a great success. Thank you D.N.A. for covering our … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Serial Communication Without using MicroContoller

Generally when we need to communicate between two systems we need to rely upon the Protocols such as SPI, UART, I2C etc. To implement these we need to make use … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

How Not to Blow up A Servo Motor

Read this before burning any servo Motors Disclaimer : This Tutorial is totally intended for educational purposes and if you are planning to build a massive man eating Robot using … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Motorized Skateboard Operated by Hand Gestures

I was just sitting in our Robotics Lab doing nothing. And then I had thisĀ  idea to make an automatic Skateboard,operated only by hand gestures. How much more awesome it … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · 4 Comments