If you plan on using multiple Phidget devices in your project, then you’ll need to use the unique serial number of the board to distinguish between each one. This is easy to do in Flowbotics, but first, you’ll need to get the serial number. The serial number is listed on each device, or you can open the Phidget Control […]
Now that you have either chosen or built a frame, the next step is to choose the right propulsion system. A complete propulsion system includes motors, propellers, ESCs and a battery. Almost all small multi-rotor drones / UAVs are electric, with almost none being gas-powered. For this reason, we will focus on implementing an electric propulsion using brushless DC motors.
Are you under the impression that your Neato robot vacuum could do better? Not enough run-time, cutting corners and acting as if it was lazy. Well updating your Neato’s software can change that. The latest version is at 3.4 and includes better battery management and a “Clever Corner” feature which works great on both inside […]
Robotics is moving fast, and soon enough, applications (“apps”) made specifically for robots will become a multi-billion dollar industry. The new FlowBotics Studio software development platform is the ideal tool to create such “robot apps” and includes everything you need to make your robots smarter, easier to use and more functional. The FlowBotics Developer Zone is for anyone who is interested in creating robotic apps – from the curious but inexperienced enthusiast to the seasoned robotics developer. This website has the resources for anyone to get started quickly with creating their first FlowBotics Studio application.
RobotShop launched today a new branch of the RobotShop website dedicated to shoppers from the United Kingdom. This new website allows for optimized logistics for customers including very competitive shipping rates and a large product selection. Other advantages of this new website is that all prices indicated are in British Sterling Pounds (£) and taxes are included in the prices of the products. Our website indicates pricing both including and excluding taxes. There are therefore no duties, taxes and/or custom fees charged by your country upon delivery. We handle all orders within 24 hours if all items are in stock.
Picture this: you wake up in the morning and decide that you’d like to get some chores done before you even leave the bed. From your smartphone, you open up some apps that control several different systems in your home – from lighting, to cleaning, and even to cooking and entertainment. You choose the cleaning […]
There have been new recent developments in the US regarding small UAVs / Drones. The FAA has released their “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The document and regulations are open to public opinion for the next 60 days. As stated in the FAA proposal, the regulations seem to be specifically intended to regulate non-hobby / non-recreational use of drones.