March 2010

Servo Magazine

Move Over Robo! There’s A New Bot In Town!

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From Brazil to San Francisco - Our Incredible RoboGames Experience

Brazilian combat robotics have never been the same for Team RioBotz, after they became acquainted with RoboGames in 2005.

Explore the New ZervoG Technology to Go RoboWireless

Now your grazing piece of iron can let you know if its battery voltage is low or you can use it as a roving interactive Web server.

Get Ready for RoboGames 2010!

Get inspired from 2009's event coverage.


Using a VEX Controller for Electronic Experiments

In this series of articles, you will perform simple experiments initially, then build to more elaborate VEX Projects.

GPS Navigation - Part 1

Give your bot some good direction so it can travel great distances with very little extra hardware.


by Jeff Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits

by David Geer
The Ultimate Buzz Lightyear Programmable Robot
With seven motors, a microprocessor, and multiple sensors, your favorite Space Ranger is no slouch among modern, commercially available robots.

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Ask Mr. Roboto
Your problems solved here

An Introduction to Robotics
by Brennon Williams
An Introduction to Robotics
This new series of articles is aimed at the beginner — especially the teenager crowd — to help them better understand the fundamentals of robotics and engineering. This month, a few microcontrollers good for robotics are discussed.

Twin Tweaks
by Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley
Pavlov’s Bots
The Roboni-i aims to revolutionize the electronics entertainment industry with its unique blend of a personality filled robot, structured game play, and an online world.

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
A Closer Look at Personal Service Robots
This recession has hit all industries very hard and the robotics industry as a whole has felt the brunt of it, especially the service robot segment.