Wiper motors can provide the solution to many problems prop and/or robot builders face.
Build Your Own Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle — Part 3: The Software and Final Observations
Utilizing the ESP8266 microcontroller/Wi-Fi module in robotic applications because of its capabilities and inexpensive price.
Getting the right kind of motion out of a motor can be tricky with power, engineering forces, and control all competing against your robot’s desire to go.
Decide on the power source(s) necessary for your Raspberry Pi based robot.
Next up in a series on building your own CNC machine, you’ll see how to attach the Y carriage to the frame.
Mind / Iron
by Bryan Bergeron
Noodle Chef Robots: Precursor to Pathogen-Free Fast Food?
Could robot chefs be a precursor to pathogen-free fast food? Robots — unlike humans — can be routinely sterilized, bathed in bacteriostatic UV radiation, autoclaved, or doused with bactericidal chemicals.
by Jeff Eckert, Jenn Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits (05.2016)
Autonomous underground shipping; cargo parafoil that steers itself; being transported by a drone; a roach-inspired squashbot; and an upgrade to poll-dancing bots, Lexy and Tess.
See what all went into the design of this two-weapon 30 pounder.
Coverage of the Franklin Institute 2015 event.
Lee Reherman — better known to many as American Gladiator, ‘Hawk’ — died February 29th in California. He was 49.