Tag archive for robot

Prosthesis – the world’s first human-controlled racing Anti-Robot

Prosthesis is the world’s first human-controlled racing robot and the beginning of the Anti-Robot Revolution. It is an educational research project aimed at inspiring the next generation of engineers, artists and mad-scientists by learning through doing. In its first 3 years of development, over 65 engineering and design students have been mentored and completed projects contributing to its creation.

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Spiri: Autonomous Flying Robot

Spiri is an autonomous, fully programmable, airborne device. Built for programmability and designed to run apps, Spiri is entirely adaptable: it can be whatever you want it to be. It is thrilling, dynamic, evolving, engaging and safe. Anyone can use Spiri and lack of remote control flight experience is not a problem. Flying on its own and well equipped with sensors, Spiri interacts with and brings humans closer to the world that surrounds them. Spiri looks elegant and laconic. Besides it is durable: drop it, crash it, take risks — Spiri is built for use. This Linux device has sensors, cameras, wifi, cloud support, development tools and more.

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Drokoo: Open-Source Robotic System

Drokoo is a new robotic system, 100% open-source, for the development of robots or other mechanical-electric models. It´s an educational and research tool, that brings the use of technology both schools, research groups and end users interested in robotics, electronics and building technology projects. The company aims to be a low-cost platform, advanced, easy to learn, that enhances creativity and stimulates the development of logical reasoning of any interested person, whether adult or child. Platform will be designed for both users without previous knowledge in electronics or programming, who want to enter the world of robotics without much effort, as advanced users, who want to experiment with new levels of development, such as web control or programming from the “cloud”.

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mOwayduino: Open Source Robot

mOwayduino is a recently developed open source robot, based on Arduino technology. It has multiple built-in sensors, motors and it is ready to program. To start working with this robot you won’t need any robotics background. It is an open source robot with the only limit of your imagination.

mOwayduino can avoid obstacles, draw geometric shapes, work in collaboration, move on hearing sound, connect to the Internet and so on. Its simplicity and useful features make mOwayduino a product for all ages.

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RAPIRO: The Humanoid Robot Kit for your Raspberry Pi

RAPIRO is a cute and affordable robot kit designed to work with a Raspberry Pi. It comes with a Arduino-compatible servo controller a total of 12 servo motors, one for its neck, one in the waist, four for the two feet, and the final six for its two arms. RAPIRO can walk with its feet, can grip a pen, and can turn its head and waist. RAPIRO’s eyes can be lit up brightly by RGB LEDs.

When Raspberry Pi is mounted in RAPIRO, the development possibilities are endless. For example,if a wifi dongle or a bluetooth dongle is connected to RAPIRO, users can control it with a smartphone or a game controller.

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Sparki – The Easy Robot for Everyone

Sparki is a simple robot based on Arduino controller for education and fun. It goes with complete tutorials and individual or classroom lesson plans for Sparki, all available for free. This robot can do lots of things, for instance, edge avoidance, line following, maze solving, wall avoidance and many others. It works out of the box with its remote control.

To write personal programs, users have to plug it in via USB, install the custom-enhanced Arduino software and try any of the dozens of example programs or create their own one. There are programs for every sensor and actuator on Sparki included. For instance, 1x Ultrasonic distance sensor gets distance from Sparki to walls or objects; 1x 3-Axis Accelerometer provides pick-up detection, fall detection and hill climbing. Spanki performs more than 15 commands, including drawing with a marker.

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MAKI – The 3D Printable Humanoid Robot

MAKI is a friendly humanoid robot designed specifically to be replicated using a desktop 3D printer. The product was developed in Atlanta, state of Georgia, U.S., by Hello Robo whose mission is to design high quality robotic platforms which are also affordable, approachable and accessible for everyone. Funding for…

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