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    Marty, the nice educational robot can now feature a Raspberry Pi

    Robotical’s hackable, Cortex-M4 based “Marty” educational robot has flexible legs, and can be upgraded with an onboard Raspberry Pi. A startup called Robotical is seeking funds on Indiegogo for a 3D printable, mostly open source, walking robot...

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    Hardware startups and products: founder tips making hardware less hard

    Hardware startups are now beginning to enjoy the type of attention that their software counterparts have enjoyed. “The decreasing cost of prototyping is lowering the barriers to entry and making it more feasible to develop a physical...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    The Open Source Snow Plow Robot: discovering the Firmware

        Just a few weeks ago, we presented in this blog the maker version of a motorized snowplow, similar to those  available in many bricolage shopping malls. In fact our robot is a particular caterpillar track,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Here comes the open source Snow Plow Robot

    We present a caterpillar robot based on Arduino Uno, remotely controlled through a Play Station 2 wireless controllers.   Since we are not insensitive to solutions making life easier, we have considered the idea of creating and...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Balanbot: an Open Source Self-balancing Robot

    Another interesting educational project on kickstarter, Balanbot is a self balancing robot designed in Open Source The self-balancing Robot is an interesting educational toy. Many friends around us were trying to build one, but they encountered many...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Amazon launches Picking Challenge to invent Warehouse Robots of the Future

    Amazon launched a contest to build the robots for the warehouse of the future. If you’re interested in robotics, this could be a nice opportunity to play with some really advanced platforms, or to build one. We...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Droidles: Little, social, autonomous robots. In Open Source.

    Droidles are cute little robots which interact in what the creators call “the worlds largest computer intelligence experiment”.  The objective of the project is to build “a distributed multi-swarm of autonomous robots – connected over the internet with a common...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Scratch Duino: an Open Source Programmable Magnetic Robot on Wheels

    Scratch Duino is a highly customizable, simple and interactive open source robot kit based on magnetic-mount sensors. Despite the beauty of the project, it is probably a bit too ambitious in terms of funding! (around 100k$) If want...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Apeiros, another Open Source Robot to teach STEM

    One can say that we have plenty of Robot platforms in open source: indeed see our offers! This one particularly looks like our Ardusumo. But it’s always good to support these projects! Apeiros is a user friendly, professionally...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • PicassoBot will draw your Portrait in Open Source

    Lovable project that seeks for funding on kickstarter! Let’s encourage PicassoBot is a robotic arm kit that can draw pictures and sketches. It is open source, compatible with Arduino, and USB powered. “Potato” drawing done by 9...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Welcome to Sea Slug Inflatable Robot

    This invention is pretty cool and it also opens (or better, fits) into the more general topic of soft robotics, a new breed of robots that can be used in a totally new set of occasions: One...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    ZeGo is a multifunctional delta robot that can 3D print (and more)

    This super cool multifunctional – open source – delta robot just launched on Indiegogo. The cool thing is that by using magnetic based attachments, ZeGo can quickly and easily be turned into a 3D printer, engraver, entry level...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    From Fablab Amsterdam: the Emotive EPOC as a robot-controlling device

    During my internship at Fablab Amsterdam, I came across a device that fascinated me a lot. It  was a freaky looking headset called the Emotive EPOC that promised to be able to read one’s mind using EEG....

    • Posted 4 years ago
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