Building The Pathfinder Rover February 2012
This winning design from the 2011 Digilent Design Contest explores the idea of creating a versatile, minimalist, and low cost platform that can replace humans in hostile environments.
I’m often asked for a shopping list for the tools and technologies essential to a high school level robotics program. It’s a tough question because, well, it depends. It depends on the type of robot we’re talking about: crawler, quadcopter, or arm, for example. It also depends on whether the goal is to learn programming techniques, hardware design and construction, or a combination of the two.