AI Brain Building

 

This page is about Ultron’s AI/Brain. Check out the main project index for the rest.

There are some YouTube videos about this section, scroll down for pictures and words.

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Ultron’s brain is going to process sensors and track emotions in order to decide how Ultron will behave. This will include a ‘shortcut’ process for reflexes and reactions, as well as longer term processing the volition etc – check out the top video for more on this.

The brain itself is external to Ultron and connected over Bluetooth. It has various LEDs and servo-actuated things which will move and illuminate as Ultron thinks. The base contains some Arduinos and the other electronics. I want to make this interactive so there will also be some controls etc that you can tweak as it’s working.

I’ve added a Parallax EMIC2 text-to-speech module to the brain – the audio is processed with an effects processor and sent to the robot with a Bluetooth audio transmitter. I’ve also added an LED array which shows when touch or vision sensors are triggered.

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