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Predator Arm Rotations

December 21, 2020

Tracking on the predator arm with improved granularity and less latency. Making it do arm rotations by tracking a face/object in a circular path. Software coded by David Petchey using Intels Real Sense depth camera

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Predator Arm Controller Box

December 19, 2020
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Small Prop Actuation Systems

November 12, 2020

Mark Pauline is making a bunch of small prop actuation systems. “These are for reanimating various “things”, i’ll leave the details to your imagination. Note that the linkage motion never repeats because the gears are two different sizes. Each gear drives a linkage on an exoskeleton attached to the reanimated object. We just finished a […]

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Flying Machines

November 10, 2020

Kimric Smythe as always makes the coolest props! • @hand_n_hammer Scale model for a “flying” prop . The finished creatures wont look anything like this since he is going to try some unconventional wing arrangements. #survivalresearchlabs #robotics

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Predator Arm Vision

November 5, 2020

Predator Arm vision also works with skulls and faces with masks on though it works better without a mask Images and video from Karen Marcelo

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Mark Pauline Predator Arm Presentation at dorkbotSF #102

December 7, 2018

Mark Pauline gave a talk and demo of the latest SRL machine the Predator Arm at the last dorkbotSF Nov 14 2018 at Gray Area. The other speakers were Naut Humon and Scott Kildall. Video from Karen Marcelo More info and pics of that dorkbot meeting here

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The Offspring are for sale!

July 21, 2015

Now for sale on ebay: Buy your own SRL machine! One of the Offspring props from the Computer History Museum Show up on the auction block. Support SRL!! See:

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Making a Claw for the Spine Robot

October 24, 2010

The claw for the Spine Robot was completed yesterday, October 23, 2010. It was designed by Mark Pauline. It is made out of ‘special’ heavy duty aluminum. Chris Bohren, DV Rogers, Geo Homsy, Babalou, Roger Carr, and Karen Marcelo were around to observe ‘testing’. Video from Karen Marcelo

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Motoman Shenanigans

October 14, 2010

The SRL-ification of a Motoman UP50 in preperation for the upcoming SRL mini-show at the Sonoma County Museum this Halloween 2010 has begun. Stay tuned for actual target practice soon. Scroll down for more: A week later (Oct 16 2010), a temporary weapon and target was made and more practice moves programmed (by Karen Marcelo) […]

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Spine Robot Progress – June 2010

June 7, 2010

The bushings for the Spine Robot were just completed! Mark Pauline says, “These are the titanium 6AL-4V AMS 4928 bushings for the spine segments. They are press fit into the segments and are held in by snap rings. The best thing about making stuff out of titanium is the chips make blinding white light when […]

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