Modular assemblies are making it easier than ever to construct robots.
This high school student gives a quick tutorial on how to set up a Neato robot with ROS Indigo Igloo and use a simple teleop program to control the unit with a keyboard.
Follow the journey that led to one of the most innovative robot platforms for STEM education currently available on the market.
Roboticists need all kinds of different skills to construct their automatons. Knowing how to solder is invaluable in this process.
Building robots isn’t always about fun and games. There’s a lot of humanitarian projects that can be developed. Take, for example, the Raptor hand that is bringing functionality and joy to all kinds of folks.
In this final installment, learn about proximity detection and the way these low cost sensors are connected and used. Plus, mount these sensors onto a rotating turret attached to the PropBot.
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Your Problems Solved Here (12.2014)
Find out whether stepper motors or DC motors are better for two-wheel balancing bots, and how to get your Roomba recharging properly.
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With the design portion of the build completed, the next big step in the build is to fabricate the major structural components and build the drive platform.
The Combat Zone
I have employed pretty much the same design for three pound robots since around 2002.
The Combat Zone
When Micah from Team Tiki fame was searching for someone going to an upcoming event to test out his new gearmotors, I knew I had the perfect storm.