Putting robotics at your service™

Free shipping on orders over $200

Fun robotic happenings such as movies, art installations and performances, music, and more.

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Arduino, Entertainment, Toys, Transport.

Each year, Make has an online summer camp covering many topics relevant for makers. This year’s Maker Camp in currently in full swing (July 7th-August 15th) and includes many interactive discussions on Google Hangout.   Last week’s theme was Science & Technology, and it covered electronics and robotics 3 out of the 5 days! Although […]

Tags:

Maker Camp

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Entertainment, Lynxmotion, RobotShop.

Hi All, Yesterday one of our RobotShop Forum members “osfreak” posted a video of a Dell commercial which used Lynxmotion products. If you look closely starting at about 0.16s you can spot an SQ3 Quadruped walking Kit and parts included in the AL5 Robotic Arms. On top of that, you will see the Crazy2Fly Drone that takes-off in the room. […]

Tags:

Dell - Lynxmotion Blog - 02

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Entertainment.

  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 […]

Medusa-Project-Draft

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Entertainment, Robotics Projects & Kits.

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 […]

Tags:

Scout — The Autonomous Transatlantic Rob

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Entertainment, Robotics Projects & Kits.

We’re always curious what our customers do with the parts they purchased. Dimitri Dekyvere was kind enough to share a video of the versatile LEGO robot he created using the new EV3 construction system along with LEGO compatible Mecanum wheels. The M3CANUM DOG is a very compact, 4WD Mecanum driven robot with sensor feedback, able […]

Tags:

M3CANUM DOG Project

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Entertainment, Industry.

Do you remember HAL 9000 from Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”? This supposedly infallible computer with its menacing monotone voice represents the way that many people still picture artificial intelligence; cold, indifferent and merely simulating human emotions. Not coincidentally, in the year 2001, Ray Kurzweil launched his site “Accelerating Intelligence” with the intent to […]

Tags:

20-01-2014 12-48-18 PM

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Competitions, Entertainment, Lynxmotion, Software and Apps.

“Sid” is Si digital’s latest interactive remotely-controlled robotic arm. According to their website: “Sid was created as one of our many hack weeks here at Si digital. The underlying objective is always to create something as a team that we wouldn’t normally get the opportunity to do with client work. Ideally it will expand our […]

Tags:

Sid Robot arm game

Posted on | Make a comment.

By & filed under Domestic, Entertainment, Pet Care, Toys, Vacuum.

Christmas season is just around the corner, and it’s time to send Santa your gift list. Why not select robotic gifts to help with household chores, to play, to build or even to experiment with. Here’s our top suggestions for robotic gifts for 2013. We’ve featured 10 great ideas that will make excellent gifts for […]

Tags:

gift