• DIY Humanoid Robot Kit: TyroBot on Kickstarter!

    Tyro Electronics have created a new DIY robotics kit and humanoid robot aptly named TyroBot, which has been designed to help teach those interested more about robotics and programming. The DIY robot kit is available with 3D...

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  • Pedro Petit Robot: 3D Printed Robotic Arm Fun and Safe to Learn

    If you are looking to learn more about robotics you may be interested in a new project which is being posted to the Hackaday website, detailing how to build a 3D printed open source robotic arm complete...

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  • This Open Source Garbage Collector Has a…Mission

    Plastic trash is a well-known problem, but the large, unsightly pieces of garbage aren’t the biggest problem. The smaller, broken-down bits of plastic are much more insidious, because they’re easily ingested by wildlife and not so easily...

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  • Mouser Now Offers The Powerful Open Source UDOO x86 SBC

    We spoke about the UDOO Kickstarter campaign just over a year ago. From this month, the  powerful x86 single board computers are available on Mouser.com. The open source X86 combines the power of a PC with prototyping...

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  • PiCar-V is perfect for your Raspberry Pi-Powered Car

    Available now at Android Community Deals for $149.99, the PiCar-V is an open source robot learning kit on Raspberry Pi, and this deal even includes your own Raspberry Pi 3 board. The kit includes all the hardware...

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  • Exoarm: a $100 Arduino-Powered Exoskeleton Arm

    Whether to enhance one’s abilities or to compensate for a loss of strength due to a variety of reasons, the idea of a robotic exoskeleton is an exciting prospect. Furthermore if you are able to create it...

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  • Maker Faire Rome: You’re all invited to the Europe’s biggest Innovation event!

    Organized by the Rome Chamber of Commerce, through its special concern Innova Camera, MFR aims to refocus the debate on innovation. It is the fair where business, education, and consumers mix to create a magic alchemy: a...

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  • Husarion Core2 and Core2-ROS: the New Robotics Prototyping Platform

    San Francisco based robotics firm Husarion, which has previously launched an industrial picker robot called the RoboCore, has gone to Crowd Supply to pitch a new Husarion Core2 prototyping platform for the robotics maker community. The $89...

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  • Maker Faire Rome 2017 – Call4Makers: June 15 – September 15. Don’t Forget to Apply!

    Maker Faire Rome is a great celebration of invention, open to all forms of applied creativity, from the most serious to the most imaginative projects, from new technologies to traditional arts and crafts. You can participate in...

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  • Turtlebot3, the Open Source Ubuntu/ROS-Based Robot Kit

    The “world’s most popular open source robot for education and research” has received a major upgrade with two modular TurtleBot3 models from Open Robotics that run Linux and Robot Operating System (ROS): –      Burger version, based on...

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  • DIY Arduino Self-Balancing Robot

    The robot, which will cost about $80 in parts, uses two stepper motors for greater movement precision than could be had with normal DC models. Regular DC motors can have mechanical friction and electric resistance differences. This...

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  • UP Core: full Windows10 and Android for the latest Raspberry Pi rival

    The UP Core is a single-board computer that will run a range of operating systems, including ubilinux (Debian), Ubuntu and Yocto, and seemingly offers better performance than the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. However, that additional power...

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  • LittleBot: 3D Printed Arduino STEM Learning Tool for Kids

    Often, the best way to learn something is to approach it in a hands-on manner. This is certainly true of robotics, though many schools have been limited by the availability and accessibility of the technology, which is...

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  • Maker Faire Rome is Back: 1-3 December 2017

    Maker Faire Rome is an all–ages gathering of ideas, projects, DIY, prototypes, innovative products, inventions, industrial robotics, model building, food, clothing and much more: this is the place where everyone can share his “know how”, improve technical,...

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  • Innovative Open Source HW & SW Motor Controller for Your Self-Balancing Robot

    A self-balancing robot is a great way to get introduced to control theory and robotics in general. The ability for a robot to sense its position and its current set of circumstances and then to make a proportional...

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  • uArm Swift, your open-source robotic assistant

    The uArm Swift is an open-source robotic assistant for your desktop. It’s a smaller and sleeker version of the UFACTORY company’s original device from 2014. Based on an Arduino Mega, the robot is capable of lifting 500 grams (1.1 pounds) with a working range of 5 to...

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  • Google Plans: AI on Raspberry Pi

    Google is intending to expand the dev tools available to makers using the Raspberry Pi microprocessor to power their projects this year — potentially offering software tools for face- and emotion-recognition, speech-to-text translation, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, predictive analytics and...

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  • Fallen in love with Aliens and Avatar? You’d better fear METHOD-1

    Ok, it’s not open source..but it’s to cool not to write about it! I have to make a confession, I can’t understand if I love it or if it scares me, but certainly the Korea Future Technology...

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