In many post-apocalyptic stories, the impetus for the end of order and reason is a “robot uprising” – the idea that robots created by humans have gained sentience and want either their freedom, or to rule humans. The question is, could this really happen? Could the human race be enslaved or even wiped out by […]
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Are you ready for National Robotics Week 2015? The sixth annual National Robotics Week event will be held April 4-12, 2015. We invite you all to join us in the celebration of the National Robotics Week. For this very special week, RobotShop is offering a discounts on selected products for all robot makers and robot enthusiasts. Note that some products will only be […]
RobotShop is participating in Arduino Day by offering special discounts up to 30% on selected Arduino products. These specials will be in effect not only for Saturday March 28th the official Arduino Day but, for the whole weekend. Large specials are offered on the most popular products you love. No maximum orders on these specials and back-orders are allowed. Don’t miss out and celebrate Arduino Day with RobotShop!
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 […]
Europe’s first “robotic incubator” opened in Paris with the objective of providing all the tools and expertise needed to exponentially increase the growth and advancement of robots and connected objects of tomorrow. Robot Lab, launched by Alexandre Ichai and backed by Robot Capital Investment Funds, is essentially an ecosystem / network which allows designers to […]
The AUVSI Foundation is well known for running many international student robotics competitions. The RoboSub competition is one of the largest outdoor international competitions that has been running annually since 1998. In this competition, university students must build a fully autonomous robotic vehicle to complete an obstacle course underwater. In 2008, the AUVSI Foundation started […]
New FAA UAV Regulations 2015 Drones / UAVs are becoming very popular; the onboard flight controllers are increasingly intelligent and capable, prices for UAVs are dropping and people of all ages are becoming involved. Even small UAVs which fit in your hand can easily reach several hundred feet above the ground and the technology has […]
Even today’s young people have heard of Steve Austin, The Six Million Dollar Man, and his girlfriend, The Bionic Woman. After separate accidents, each of them was surgically repaired and enhanced by the government and they became secret agents. Steve Austin could run 60 miles per hour, had arms with the power of a […]