• Modular Robotics: When You Want More Robots in Your Robot

    While robots have been making our lives easier and our assembly lines more efficient for over half a century now, we haven’t quite cracked a Jetsons-like general purpose robot yet. Sure, Boston Dynamics and MIT have some...

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  • HACKADAYPRIZE: Vote for our Open Source Projects

    Our Big Fan and collaborator Vittorio Loschiavo has recently presented four Open Source project (Snow Plow Robot, Lawnmower Robot, Mini Vertical Wind generator 3D printed and Cabinet for Arcade games) to “HACKADAYPRIZE 2018“. You can help him...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • 2017 Hackaday Prize: Build Something That Matters And Win $250,000 cash prizes!

    The fourth annual Hackaday Prize aims to expand the frontiers of knowledge and engineering while innovating to make an extraordinary impact on peoples’ lives. Sponsored by Digi-Key (the exclusive electronic components distributor sponsor of the Hackaday Prize) and Microchip, this year...

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  • XRobots returns with most advanced 3D printed BB-8 Droid yet

    James Bruton of XRobots managed to create not one, not two, but three fully-functional and entirely impressive 3D printed BB-8 droids, with each one getting better than the last. Bruton’s first 3D printed BB-8 was based on...

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  • 2016 Hackaday Prize: $300,000 cash prizes, 5 challenges. Submit your idea, change the World!

    The Hackaday Prize is a competition synonymous with creating for social change. Using your hardware, coding, scientific, design and mechanical abilities, you will make big changes in peoples’ lives. Last year we wrote about Hackaday Prize 2015...

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  • OpenBionics Affordable Prosthetic Hands Wins Second Hackaday Prize 2015

    Second Hackaday Prize 2015 goes to open source prosthetics by OpenBionics: Nowadays most prosthetic hands cost dozens of thousands of USD. The OpenBionics initiative (www.openbionics.org) presents a new open-source design for highly functional prosthetic hands. The proposed...

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  • Eye Controlled Wheelchair Wins Hackaday Prize 2015

    As every year, Hackaday launched its Prize awarding best DIY projects. For the 2015 projects that solve “issues that matter to everyone” have been selected and awarded. The first prize, winning around $200K or alternatively a space...

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