kookiebot 1: cat toy throwing robot

kookiebot 1 is a remotely controlled cat toy throwing robot. it is made out of legos, and is controlled by an arduino and a raspberry pi, along with an nxt motor shield for the arduino. there is also a tiny servo motor that is used to control the loading of a new cat toy onto the launcher. behold:

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oscar’s cat castle

when i first moved to boston, i didn’t have a job. before i moved, i had mocked up a rough model of what i wanted the tower to look like.┬áthe proE model can be downloaded here.

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cat tower model

during construction, i didnt hold myself to the exact constraints of the model, merely using it as a guideline.

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