Sunday, October 26, 2014

How to Make a Voice Control Robot Using Arduino and Labview.

This project make use of the windows speech recognition, Given commands are converted into strings and check with the existing stored commands, If the command matches with the stored commands It executes certain function that assigned to that particular command.

This video explains How to make a voice control robot , its very simple and easy to do robot, you don't need complicated wireless circuits to make this robot works. this project make use of an RF wireless module which is available everywhere and cheap to use.

This project does not need any extra module installed to the laview, this project make use of the available windows speech recognition and easy to use.

for better results, take a speech recognition training with your system which makes it easy for the system to understand non native speakers and gives better result

For Circuit diagram and components requirements check the below link.

Labview File for Linx can be downloaded from here:

Labview File for Lifa can be downloaded from here:

Monday, October 20, 2014

How to interface arduino, Labview and solidworks

Use Labview 2014 and Softmotion 2014 for best results.

There were some problem with Labview 2013 and softmotion 2013, Many users were complaint about there is an error and not showing toolkit in the labview, for better results use the latest NI labview and softmotion. It is available in the NI website for trail.

Solidworks, Labview files are available in the below link

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Simple Fire Detection and alarm using labview and arduino

Required Components:
Photo diode ( IR receiver )
LM 385 (operational Amplifier )
Resistor 2 x 10k ohms
Potentiometer  10k ohms
connecting wires

Labview File and Fritzing can be downloaded from the link below :

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

RF control Wireless Robot Using Labview and Arduino

The above fritzing is for RF Transmitter

Required components for Transmitter:

HT12E (Encoder)
RF Transmitter (I used ASK Transceiver)
Resistor 1 Mega Ohm
Arduino :)

Required components for Receiver

HT12D (Decoder)
L293D (Motor Driver)
RF Receiver
1 Meg Ohm Resistor

 Required Components For the Robot

connecting wires

Labview Vi and Fritzing files can be downloaded from the link.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Controlling relay using Arduino and Labview

The above fritzing uses a 5v relay , If you are using a 12v relay you need to connect an external supply for powering the relay.

This is the simple relay control operation, where the control can be feed to the arduino by using Labview frontpanel, This example uses 3 DC motor to represent switching ON and OFF of motor, this same program can be used to control many application for switching and a timer can be added for controlling timed control applications. The above circuit can be modified for the controlling of AC circuits too, be cautious when connecting with AC circuit, use AC circuit only when needed.

Labview VI can be downloaded from here :

How to connect Labview and Soliworks

This video's about interfacing NI labview with SolidWorks.

You need NI labview, NI softmotion and solidworks with Motion analysis to successfully do this testing on your own.

More details are included in the video check it out and share your thoughts.

If you are looking for a detail video about how to interface solidworks and labview, you are on the right blog, this video has included all the details about how to interface these softwares. 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Robot Kinematics Using Labview, Solidworks and Arduino

Virtual prototype of LR Mate 200ic

This project uses solidworks, labview, softmotion and arduino.

CAD model is created with help of SoldiWorks, Labview used for creating control singnals, Softmotion used for interfacing LabView and Solidworks, Arduino is used for position command by the user, This video is particularly analyzes the inverse kinematics for the robot. 

This video made by interfacing labview solidworks and arduino. check the blog about how to interface labview arduino and solidworks.

Entire files can be downloaded here :

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Automatic Light control using Labview and arduino

This project is about automatically turning on LED's , when the light intensity goes low. It uses a LDR, 10k , 220 ohm resistors, and arduino uno .

A very simple Easy to do automatic light controller in Labview , LDR connected to arduino and LDR reading are fed to Labview and can find the intensity of light, If the light intensity goes below the set level all the lights turned ON and Turn OFF if the intensity level is HIGH.

The above fritzing shows how the connection are established between arduino and the other components. 

Labview program for LIFA :

Labview Program for LINX

The VI's for LabVIEW can be downloaded from the above links.

Virtual Prototyping And Real Time Testing

This project is about virtual prototyping and testing of the product using LabVIEW, SoftMotion, SolidWorks and Arduino

If you don't have time to test products in real time , Virtual prototyping is the answer for you, with the help of labview Softmotion its possible to interface solidworks and labview, by interfacing labview and solidworks , real time testing can be done in the virtual environment by applying the required parameters to the labview block diagram.

accurate motor calculation is possible with labview and solidworks.

If you are building a new product , before going for a physical prototype , interference between mechanical design can be resolved, accurate motion timing can be calculate with the help of softmotion.

If you are a product developer and use SolidWorks for your design, then you should contact LabVIEW for a checkout to look into SoftMotion.

It saves much time for machine builders, solving many problems that can occur in Inter engineering products example a mechatronics system.

Labview files :

SolidWorks Assembly files: