Like a Phoenix from a flame, this classic meeting of the robotic minds returned to San Mateo, CA this year.
Highlights of this STEM inspired event.
When the TiME mission proposal was not chosen, then NASA suspended the ASRG program in 2013, all seemed lost. However, new opportunities presented themselves on the concept of an autonomous sub.
This new series of articles will explore the many methods, materials, and innovative new ideas to bring your robotic creations to life.
Magnets and aluminum combine to create ActoBits.
This mini series will break down procedures and approaches to create consistent parts using a CNC machine.
The final installment in this series covers advanced SMT package soldering.
Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Prototyping and Building a Robot
Read about how robot experimenters can develop and/or refine their robot’s mechanical design by utilizing existing robot platforms and products to build upon.
Combat ZoneThe Combat Zone
Robot combat is a sport with extreme design diversity. You’ll see spinners, flippers, axes, crushers, pushers, and a range of other things constantly pushing the limits of what’s safe and what’s legal to run at an event.
The drums on my Saifu kits have worked pretty well, but when they lose it’s usually been the same problem: bent axles.