Mira is an adorable animated robot created by artist Alonso Martinez. He designed and engineered his family of robots, using 3D printing, mold-making, and silicone casting.
Mira is build in fine details, and it’s movement are smooth and espressive ( thanks to the great Alonso’s animator skills ). So simple a design but also so effective, the robot reminds of those Japanese anime creatures.
- CPU : RaspberryPI 3 + Teensy
- Servo : MicroServo DSM44 or ( similar to SG90)
- Vision : Camera
- Other : RGBA led, Speaker
The Open-Source version is here :
Inspired to Mira robot, the maker Pohukai built an opensource version Pia the robot : build with two concentric shells with 3 servos to control x, y and z axis. The robot runs on a raspberry pi 3 , a pi camera and a PWM board. Internal 3D parts are held in place without screws but with strong magnets.