This time, the team discusses mechanical changes, the biped systems, and using the Gazebo simulator as they continue work on Watson.
Spinning a couple of motor shafts and positioning a hobby servo has never been easier. The combination of the Digilent motor shield, 32-bit Uno32, and ready-to-roll MPIDE motor shield library takes all of the pain out of robotic motor control.
Sometimes it’s important to just build a robot for fun and entertainment for both ourselves and others.
Now that we’ve wrapped up our series on 3D printers, we’re going to build a fighting robot with them.
In this final installment, we’ll take a $2 TV remote and command the ArdBot to do our bidding from a distance.
Judge Dave (Calkins) is one of the original BattleBots judges, founding RFL member, founder of RoboGames, and co-founder of ComBots. These are his words of wisdom. Ignore them at your peril.
Robot Battles 47 took place over Labor Day weekend during DragonCon in Atlanta, GA. At DragonCon, Robot Battles consists of two independent events.
Here’s how the smaller bots fared at Robot Battles this year. Thirteen Antweights and 15 Beetleweights competed in the Micro Battles event. Both classes had a diverse selection of machines competing for the win.
When it comes to the glory days of televised robot combat, few competitors can beat Carlo Bertocchini's record.