June 2012

Servo Magazine

Team Dare And The Robot Band

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Projects

A Radio For Robots

This radio module can act as an RFID device, a key fob, and a wireless serial link. It also has 16-bit cyclic redundancy checking, motor noise tolerance, and networking capability, so it’s truly a robot’s radio.


Sounding Off - Part 4

Create a custom sound co-processor using the Parallax Propeller to augment the audio generation features of your Arduino-based robot.


Building Maxwell: The Software

This time, focus is on the various components of the Robot Operating System (ROS) for our mobile manipulator.



Columns

GeerHead
by David Geer
Robot Band DARES to Sound Off in Contest
Robot Band DARES to Sound Off in Contest

Robytes
by Jeff Eckert
Robytes
Stimulating Robot Tidbits

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Ask Mr. Roboto
Your Problems Solved Here

Then and Now
Then and Now
Sensors for Mobile Robots — Part 2: Location and Object Recognition