RobotShop to Provide Project Lead The Way (PLTW) with New Robot Arm Kit and New FlowArm PLTW Software
Posted on July 21, 2014
By Coleman Benson & filled under Lynxmotion, RobotShop, Schools & Curriculum.
Lynxmotion’s AL5D robot arm kit has been an integral part of Project Lead The Way’s (PLTW) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) curriculum, allowing the students to practice robot programming and assembly line design using an affordable hobby robot arm kit. RobotShop has been working with PLTW to release a new graphical interface control the Lynxmotion arm [...]
Robot Construction Kits
Posted on April 23, 2014
By Coleman Benson & filled under GoRobotics >> Education, Robotics Projects & Kits, Where to Start.
Robot Construction Kits can be distinguished from normal robot kits since they use modular parts and allow you to assemble different robots using the same parts. A robot kit on the other hand only allows you to build one robot. Robot construction kits are a great investment because they tend to include everything you need [...]
Programming DAQs using FlowBotics Studio & FlowStone
Posted on March 14, 2014
By Carl Owen & filled under Electronics, Software and Apps.
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 [...]
Are you ready for your own personal A. I. ?
Posted on January 20, 2014
By Mario Tremblay & filled 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 [...]
FlowBotics Studio Grand Tutorial – Servo Erector Set
Posted on November 25, 2013
By Carl Owen & filled under Software and Apps.
Together with the launch of the new robotics programming platform FlowBotics Studio, RobotShop also launched the Servo Erector Set V1.1 from Lynxmotion. This is a kit of over 500 parts enabling you to build five different robots and control them via pre-made robot applications inside FlowBotics Studio which is also included. The five robots are: [...]