• 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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  • I (do), Robot: woman to marry a 3D printed InMoov robot

    It’s Christmas and this news seemed to me aligned enough with the positive and lovely mood of the moment! And as a big fan of Westworld (the tv series) I started thinking over this post… And while...

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  • QuadBot on Kickstarter combines open source robotics and STEM education

    Thankfully, there are a number of STEM related endeavours that put a playful twist on educating the increasingly curious makers around the world today. And, as we’ve seen with 3D Printed educational robots like WireBeings or the open-source Marty,...

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  • Processing and Arduino to manipulate digital content: easier to become an artist!

    When I took a class called “Conducting Robots,” where students were tasked with making a robot, in one semester, that could conduct a ten-piece orchestra, the professors recommended that we use two open source tools: Processing and Arduino....

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  • Behind The Crash Of 3D Robotics, North America’s Most Promising Drone Company

    On a clear March day last year, Chris Anderson led FORBES onto the outdoor deck at 3D Robotics’ Berkeley, Calif. headquarters to discuss the future of flying robots. As the CEO of North America’s largest consumer drone...

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  • Virtual Reality App from 219 Design Simplifies the Programming of Robots

    While robots may make complicated tasks look easy, programming a robot is anything but – particularly when you’re talking about large, complex industrial robots whirring away in factories. But with a new app developed by product engineering...

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  • BCN3D Technologies develops open source 3D printed ‘Moveo’ robotic arm for schools

      Designed from scratch and developed by BCN3D engineers in collaboration with the Generalitat de Catalunya’s Departament d’Ensenyament (Department of Education), the BCN3D Moveo is an Arduino Mega 2560-powered, 3D printed robotic arm which could enable schools...

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