Professional Development Platforms
Posted on January 23, 2012
By Coleman Benson & filled under Robotics Projects & Kits.
Professional Development Platforms Professional development platforms are ideally suited to higher level education and research institutions. Increasingly, educational and research institutions are looking past the hardware to focus solely on robot intelligence. Professional platforms are essentially mobile computers, and have most of the components you would find in a standard PC (including video output, [...]
How to Make a Robot – Lesson 7: Using Sensors
Posted on April 04, 2011
By Carlos Asmat & filled under How To Make a Robot.
Lessons Menu: Lesson 1 – Getting Started Lesson 2 - Choosing a Robotic Platform Lesson 3 - Making Sense of Actuators Lesson 4 - Understanding Microcontrollers Lesson 5 - Choosing a Motor Controller Lesson 6 – Controlling your Robot Lesson 7 - Using Sensors Lesson 8 - Getting the Right Tools Lesson 9 - Assembling a Robot Lesson 10 - Programming a Robot Unlike humans, robots [...]
Nabaztag in the Nude
Posted on November 19, 2010
By Carlos Asmat & filled under Toys.
At RobotShop, we have a weird tendency to disassemble our robots (especially lately). This time, we bring you the total dismantling of the cute and innocent Nabaztag. This little rabbit is a very interesting piece of equipment since it has a powerful ARM processor, RFID reader and WiFi capabilities among other things. See the video below in order to get [...]
AILA Humanoid Robot
Posted on April 22, 2010
By Vincent Abry & filled under Humanoids.
AILA is a new humanoid robot prototype presented at Hanover Messe 2010 which is taking place right now in Hanover in Germany (from April 19 to 23). The robot uses RFID and SemProM (Semantic Product Memory) coupled with a 3D camera to grab and carry various objects. Aila is able to remember the shape, size, [...]
Posted on June 21, 2006
By William Cox & filled under Science.
Here is a lengthy article describing the possibility of printers that will print circuits and even robots. Already printers are being used to create edible art, print synthetic skin, and now the possibility of creating polymers that can act like semiconducters and be printed. With the cost of 3D printers dropping like a rock, or [...]