Disability in the Modern Age: How Rehabilitation Robotics is Changing Lives Across the World
After being in a severe accident, implementing robotics into the recovery process took on a whole new meaning.
LEGO Mindstorm Robots at the 2013 Lunabotics Competition
As part of NASA’s annual event, special workshops were held for school-aged children — all the way down to preschool — to help foster a love for STEM education by learning to use LEGOs to build bots.
The History of Robot Combat: Robot Combat in Brazil
In recent years, robot combat has expanded to have a large international following. Countries all over the world have adapted the sport in unique ways.
The History of Robot Combat: Robot Battles at Dragon*Con
Robot Battles at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, GA is one of the oldest robot combat events.
The History of Robot Combat: Rise of the Insects — Part 2
Beetleweights, although a few years younger than their Antweight counterparts, have risen to major prominence in the robot combat world. Weighing in at three pounds they have long been popular with new and veteran builders alike.
The History of Robot Combat: The Rise of the Insects — Part 1
For most of robot combat’s history, the mantra was “the bigger, the better." However, in the years immediately following the cancelling of BattleBots, the spirit of the sport changed to become even more grassroots and inclusive to new builders. Enter the Insect weight classes.
The History of Robot Combat: Life After BattleBots
After the cancellation of Comedy Central’s BattleBots in late 2002, many in the building world felt lost.
The History of Robot Combat: From Humble Beginnings to Multinational Sensation
Long before the glitz and glamour of Comedy Central’s BattleBots™ brought mass appeal to the sport, robot combat had much humbler beginnings.
PARTS IS PARTS: Susie’s Saga Continues – The Beginner’s Guide to Motors
In the last issue of SERVO, we introduced you to Susie — a young girl trying to begin a career in combat robotics.
PARTS IS PARTS: Gear Terminology Meshes With Little Susie by Morgan Berry
Every builder — even the most seasoned veterans — have experienced more than one “Oh no, what have I gotten myself into?” moment when working on a bot.