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    From drone racers to pinball: Maker Faire Bay Area 2016 doesn’t disappoint

    SAN MATEO, Calif.—Maker Faire never gets old. While we only scratched the surface after a 90 minute walk through the fairgrounds, the drone racing was the coolest thing that we saw on Friday afternoon. Every 10 minutes,...

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    Erle Robotics launches B2B services to spread robotic intelligence into companies

      Erle Robotics today announced the worldwide release of its B2B robotics services aimed at industries, governments and institutions. After two years providing brains for robots and tools for developers, the announcement comes with a display of...

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    BoxBotix, the Open Source 3D Printable Robotic Frames for Copters, Planes, Rovers & Much More

      BoxBotix is a perfect example of what thrills a contemporary hobbyist. An open source 3D printable robotics system developed by Coby Leuschke from Rocketship Systems, BoxBotix can be a copter, plane, or rover. Perfect for the...

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    JetPack – Bluetooth Shield for Arduino Robots

    The JetPack is an Arduino Wireless programming shield + a motor shield that fits onto an Arduino microcontroller. Now your arduino can be effortlessly programmed over Bluetooth from your PC, receive sensor data etc from your project...

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    Maker culture: junk robots, DIY tablets, 3D-printed dice, and more

    In a world where $5 computers and custom 3D-printed hardware are commonplace, it’s no surprise that maker culture has bloomed. Regular people all over the globe are developing exciting new projects on the daily, and sharing their...

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    Call 4 Big Bang Project – DEADLINE EXTENDED! – Maker Faire Rome

    Updates on the next Maker Faire European Edition. Deadlines extended and nice Calls 4 Ideas! The IV Edition of Maker Faire Rome, which will be held at Fiera di Roma (Oct. 14 – 16, 2016) will be...

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    ZeroBorg – Robotics for the Raspberry Pi Zero

    The ZeroBorg is a new add on board for controlling motors using the incredible $5 computer Raspberry Pi Zero. The project has already hit the 300% funding on Kickstarter in less than 10 days. A Raspberry Pi...

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    Unicef Innovation Fund: 60 startups will get funding to help children thanks to Open Source

    United Nations will fund 60 startups to create open source technologies to improve the lives of children in developing countries. Each will receive, if using open source and could show a working prototype, around $50,000. The investment...

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    Dronecode, the Open Source Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Project

    Dronecode, a  nonprofit organization developing a common, shared open source platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), has announced major milestones that include investments from 27 new member organizations and the formation of technical working groups to advance...

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    Sony Is Launching A Drone Business To Provide Data Services To Enterprises

    Sony corp. announced an interesting partnership with japanese robotic company ZMP, specialised in self-driving terrestrial robots, to launch Aerosense drones initiative. Sony’s focus will be not mainly on selling drones but about providing a turn-key solution for...

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  • Open source Ubuntu Core connects robots, drones and smart homes

    Ubuntu is coming to drones, robots and smart homes. The smallest version of the Ubuntu operating system, Snappy Ubuntu Core, is now opening up to smart devices and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Builders of drones,...

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  • Dronecode: Taking the Internet of Things to the Skies

    In 2007 former Wired Magazine Editor Chris Anderson built a Lego mindstorms robot with his kids in an effort to get them interested in science. Two years later he founded 3DRobotics, now the largest personal drone company...

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  • Open Source Control Tower for Drones, by 3D Robotics

    Last 10th of February, 3D Robotics launched on Play Store their app to control copter and plane drones, Droidplanner: “3D Robotics, the largest U.S.-based drone manufacturer, announced the launch of its open-source Tower flight control app for...

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    Drone Data X conference 2015, working and surfing!

    NUA is organizing the annual 2015 conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, The Drone Data X Conference. It is an event taking place where some of the best minds in UAV technology can meet and share ideas, as...

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    Linux Foundation open-source drone

    Apparently Linux Foundation is planning to work on a reliable and open source software platform for UAV: “Dronecode would help advance technologies in data analysis, storage and display for drones and accelerate adoption of more affordable and...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Action-Sports Airframe for Drones on Kickstarter

    The drone frenzy is not stopping: after years of drone fights, these guys ended up with the toughest Action-Sports AirFrame for drones and they’re currently raising funds on kickstarter for few days. Sadly, non open source. Sa...

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