Robots

Introduction to Robotics with Raspberry Pi

At this weeks meeting I introduced the next series of workshops using the Raspberry Pi as a platform for a small robot. The workshop is intended to be challenging but will introduce a lot of the concepts and tools needed to build more advanced robots than what you’ll get from an Arduino based one. Some […]

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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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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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DumpsterBot

DumpsterBot (AKA DumbsterBot ) was the result of a plan to make a simple first pass low cost robot. By keeping my expectations low and using easy to fabricate materials (cardboard and hot-glue) I was able to give myself a greater likelihood of success. Plus I find running and gunning design can be rather fun […]

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Nomad

The Nomad is an outdoor roving robot built on the robot chassis kit from Servo City of the same name. It was initially built as an extension of the review I wrote of the chassis for Servo Magazine (which was published in the March 2015 issue). Check out that article for my experience building the […]

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