A quick recap of the recent event.
Learn how to integrate the tablet’s sensors by first using it as a steering wheel, then taking advantage of the tablet’s compass to maintain a robot’s heading.
PBOD gets some major design changes.
Build this multi-purpose robot base geared toward the hobbyist (or student) to experiment with to your heart’s content.
Aweight class in combat robotics can be dominated — often for years — by one particular bot.
FingerTech Robotics has recently developed and produced a new channel mixer for use on robots in all weight classes.
Last month, I did a brief report about how my two sons and I built their first "real" combat robots — "Angry Bot" and "Scary." This month, I want to discuss how they did in their matches. You may be a bit surprised by the result.
The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (www2.fi.edu) hosted its 7th annual robotic combat event on September 21, 2013. The Institute provides the venue arena and N.E.R.C. (http://www.nerc.us) organizes the event.
This is the next installment in our series of articles about famous figures from a decade ago. 2002 ended the popular Comedy Central series, BattleBots™.