Motion Control Demystified
May 2016, Page 48
Getting the right kind of motion out of a motor can be tricky with power, engineering forces, and control all competing against your robot’s desire to go.
Make a MiP Hack Back
March 2015, Page 62
In late 2014, WowWee Group Limited came out with another commercial robot success: MiP. So, of course, the first thing we want to do is hack it.
Build the Diet Buddy
December 2014, Page 55
Afraid you’ll pick up a few pounds this holiday season, or need help staving off those late night fridge attacks? Then, you need the Diet Buddy!
October 2014, Page 38
With the high cost of telepresence robots, wouldn’t it be nice if you could just make a simple one of your own? Well ...
May 2014, Page 48
If you’ve got about $100 and a few hours, you’ll soon have an underwater ROV that can traverse your pool in search of treasure (or mermaids).
DARPA Gets the SCHAFT
February 2014, Page 40
Japanese Team SCHAFT crushed the competition at the recent Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotics Challenge Trials.