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Embrace Wearable Technology and Become a Cyborg!

Posted on June 19, 2014

By Mario Tremblay & filled under Industry, Wearable Technology.

  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 [...]
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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: [...]
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Rise of the Robot Cars

Posted on September 23, 2013

By Mario Tremblay & filled under Industry.

Can you envision a world where cars drive themselves and “drivers” around, even those who are impaired, can sit back and enjoy a very safe ride? Sound like something out of a science fiction movie? Get ready to be amazed! This year, four brands will begin selling vehicles with the ability to drive themselves in [...]
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An Indepth Look of FlowBotics Studio V2

Posted on May 30, 2013

By Jeffrey Arcand & filled under Software and Apps, Tutorials.

What is FlowBotics Studio? FlowBotics Studio is a new robotics software development platform: it boasts the powerful FlowStone graphical programming language, and includes many demo robotics projects to get you started.  It can be used to control just about any robotics platform, data acquisition board, motor controller, servo board, sound card, or webcam. FlowBotics Studio [...]
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MyRobots Connect Now in Stock

Posted on April 19, 2012

By RB1 & filled under Cloud Robotics, RobotShop.

We are proud to announce the MyRobots Connect, an Ethernet-to-serial gateway, is now in stock! With this module you can easily connect your robots to the web by using wireless serial communication via XBee. What is this, why do I care? MyRobots makes it possible for smart devices and connected robots to communicate via the [...]
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... tile. My peripherals will be a light/color sensor, two distance sensors and potentially a stepper motor in the future. Based on some research ... 12V, 2m/s, 0.2m/s2, 2 hour run-time, 2.5" wheel radius). Does that sound reasonable and does anyone have any suggestions for reliable motors ...
2014-09-15 07:53 by Bagels
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hi i got both DFRobot Sound Sensor and Sound Detector Board. I got them both to work with a tutorial on spark fun (https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/dotbar-display-driver-hookup-guide). I plug them into the analog plug of a Vex Cortex ...
2014-06-22 11:03 by dfamil
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... to hear that you are having problems with your Litter-Robot. It does sound like the motor may be the issue in this case. We are unfortunately ... you send it in for repairs. This way, we will make sure that all the sensors work properly also. It will also prevent your 5 year warranty with ...
2014-06-09 10:00 by Jgendron
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The only commercial items we have would be lasers. Your approach seems sound, but we have nothing along those lines. We're always on the lookout for sensors, so if we come across anything, we'll do our best to carry it now that we know there's demand.
2014-06-09 09:09 by CBenson
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hi

I want to use DFRobot Sound Sensor Product Code : RB-Dfr-38 with vex cortex. Is this possible? I want to create a Binaural sound sensor to have robot move towards a sound.

thanks

2014-06-04 18:35 by dfamil
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... enable or disable several features, such as code to operate optional sensors, display information, etc. I'm also going to be tinkering with sound generation today, using a couple piezo buzzers I got from Adafruit. I've collected, adjusted, ...
2014-04-23 11:53 by linuxguy
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Hi Dave, It does sound like a motherboard issue. But, it is bizarre that both robots have the same issue. ... was not the cause? Have you also cleaned inside the plastic covering for the cliff sensors? Finally found the problem. The batteries. I replaced the batteries at about the ...
2014-04-04 22:12 by dbird
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... this, but when I pressed the "clean" button, it just makes an "ehh" sound. It does not move- it just makes that one-beep sound. I looked up that the "ehh" sound occurs when "Roomba's Cliff Sensors are dirty or malfunctioning." So I cleaned out the sensors and internal ...
2014-03-05 12:17 by Lo.Lee.Ta.
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... Having them where they are makes it difficult to have groups of like sensors on consecutive pins, and process them in loops. Of course, this wouldn't ... pins will work for the LEDs/buttons... Likewise if you don't want the sound on pin 5, you can remove the jumper (4). Likewise you can jumper ...
2014-01-19 12:15 by kurte
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kurte wrote:
Should also note, that the Speaker is connected to Pin 5.

Have you done anything with sound generation using the BotBoarduino speaker/buzzer yet? I'm just getting ready to see what I can do with it. Afterall, a robot without noises and blinking lights just shouldn't be allowed! :)

8-Dale
2014-01-15 17:23 by linuxguy
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... I will have me enough analog inputs to run all the Sharp IR range sensors I have and the four channel sound detection circuit. This shield is made by DFRobot, and also has headers for three of ...
2014-01-14 19:32 by linuxguy
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Hi Dave,

It does sound like a motherboard issue. But, it is bizarre that both robots have the same issue. have you tried the robots on a different type of flooring? Just to make sure that it was not the cause?

Have you also cleaned inside the plastic covering for the cliff sensors?
2014-01-14 11:52 by Jgendron
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... have to add code to at least initialize and read the color and heat sensors. I also haven't even written any motor control or behavior code yet. ... about. This doesn't even include the stuff to finish the 4 channel sound detection circuitry I'll be adding to W.A.L.T.E.R. 2.0 - I just need ...
2014-01-14 00:55 by linuxguy
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... can only communicate with I2C Masters, not other Slave devices. My sensors and displays are all I2C Slave devices, so the BotBoarduino can't ... use SoftI2CMaster to access the sensors and displays. I pulled all the sound detection code out of the navigation sketch and put it into a separate ...
2014-01-05 00:43 by linuxguy
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... and suggestions for improvements. I'm in the process of splitting the sound detection code out of the navigation sketch into a separate sound detection sketch. I already have three GP2D12 analog IR sensors attached to my BotBoarduino for navigation, and the four channel sound ...
2014-01-03 01:45 by linuxguy
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