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Resources for Robotics Research

As we all partake in out own robotics journey we inevitably find different resources for information. My particular journey is a quest for autonomy. I am looking to build autonomous robots which perform specific tasks. Much of my time in this quest is internet research. And, in so doing, I’ve found some fantastic resources that I wanted to share with the group. What follows is a listing of links to web sites and videos on several topics. Some of the topics are¬†definitely more advanced than others. Many of them are still well beyond me, but I’ll get there. Regardless, it’s good reading.

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The InMoov Starts to Come Together

Last night was the 2nd installment of The Robot Group’s 5th Thursday Competition Night. Unfortunately there were no robots really ready to compete. Gray got his edge detecting working nicely and, I guess, he won that contest since there were no other competitors and the ‘bot completed the task. So, congratulations Gray.

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InMoov Build Plan

We will be using this post as the planning and tracking thread for our InMoov build. As we build out the bot I will be updating this post.

To get us started let’s look at the pieces of the InMoov humanoid robot in the order we’ll be tackling them.

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Group Project: InMoov Humanoid Robot

It has occurred to me what this group needs is a really good group project. One that we can set up at events, to wow the public, and help promote what it is we’re about. Introducing InMoov, the 3D printable humanoid robot.

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TRG at Austin Mini Maker Fair

We are excited to be participating in the Austin Mini Maker Fair on May 16th and 17th. We’ve been at the last two AMMFs and it has been a great time.

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