Drones and UAVs are used more and more in the professional and recreational sector. Every day they’re getting more and more powerful, precise, smart,… These innovations can be harnessed for the aforementioned applications, but also in the entertainment sector. Intel is a leader in this and has been amazing us […]
Fun robotic happenings such as movies, art installations and performances, music, and more.
Superbowl 2017 was quite a rollercoaster for fans of both teams and kept viewers at the edge of their seat. The halftime show was really well done and Lady Gaga did a great job. At one point, she was singing and the camera shows lights behind her which were “dancing” in the sky, eventually forming a simple American Flag. It turns out that it was actually 300 drones!
For many of us, R2D2 was one of the first “real” robots we wanted to “get to know” as a robot friend (sorry C3P0, you were just too opinionated). Tony Dyson was the master builder of the R2D2 droid, and he passed away on March 4, 2016 at the young age of 68.
The creators of Formula E along with the tech-investment group Kinetic have announced the first global autonomous car racing championship, the ROBORACE, which will start in 2016. The Formula E is a class of auto racing that is using only electric-powered cars. Like the Formula E, the ROBORACE will feature 10 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]