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A few days ago Robomow launched a humorous video introducing a new 3-in-1 Domestic Robot that mows your lawn, cleans your pool and vacuums your floors. They call it the Robowow. The only robot that can vacuum your home, clean your pool and mow your lawn! It’s no secret that creating Robowow proved to be […]

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  A few months ago, Eric Pinkel contacted RobotShop/Lynxmotion and myself asking if we wanted to be a consultant for their big VTail Medusa project. Very interested and amazed by the work already done by Eric and his team, we immediately stepped in to help whenever they needed it. As a UAV/Drones enthusiast, I really like to see […]

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Neato Robotics announced today their new BotVac series of robot vacuums. The BotVac has many improvements compared to the standard XV series of Neato robot vacuums. For example a precise edge cleaning side brush, a bigger dirt bin, larger main brush that cleans closer to walls and a new navigation system based on QNX®Neutrino®. The […]

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  In this tutorial we are going to cover Data Acquisition boards (or DAQ’s as they are better known) and how to program them using FlowBotics Studio which uses the FlowStone graphical programming language inside. Data acquisition devices form the basis of most robotics systems obtaining signals in and out of a system from external […]

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Some of you may have hear about Scout — The Autonomous Transatlantic Robot. She is a 12-foot long robotic solar-powered boat designed and built by 7 college/university students from the USA. She was launched in August 2013 from Rhode Island and programmed to autonomously cross the Atlantic Ocean to her destination in Spain. Although she […]

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RobotShop recently received the first shipment of several new Mini UAVs / Drones. Unlike many small R/C quadcopter kits on the market, these are RTF (Ready To Fly) models, so everything needed to fly is inside the box. Charge the battery, plug it in and take off. Two inexpensive models we tested recently allow you […]

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Heli-Max Mini UAV's

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Barobo‘s Linkbot all-in-one smart actuators allow anyone without any knowledge of robotics to create and “program” robots. Each actuator is packed with many features including: • Atmel AVR Microcontroller: Compatible with Arduino so you can re-flash with your own firmware using the on-board bootloader • ZigBee-Capable Radio: Communicate wirelessly with an 802.15.4-compliant radio, create mesh […]

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