• Astrobee Robots are Ready to Assist the Astronauts on the ISS

    Developed at NASA Ames Research Center, the Astrobee bots are named Honey, Queen and Bumble. They are free-flying and driven by Ubuntu and offer autonomous or remote-controlled navigation. NASA has deployed them on the ISS for assisting...

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  • New Linux SBCs to Watch in 2019

    A few days ago Linux.com published an interesting post about a top 10 list of linux-based hacker boards to watch this year. SBC market is growing year by year and the number of different vendors and models...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • MIND Kit: Easy-To-Use Robotics Kit for Developers

    Vincross has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a modular robotics kit ranging from $89 for the Linux-driven, quad -A53 compute unit, called MIND Kit. The MIND Kit aims to fill the gap between professional robotics kits and...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Qualcomm Flight™ Pro Reference Platform: High-end Performance Capabilities for Drones and Robotics

    Intrinsyc Technologies Corporation announced the distribution of Qualcomm Flight™ Pro Reference Platform with high-end performance capabilities to advance consumer drones and robotics. Intrinsyc has opened pre-orders at $949, with shipments due in early January. The new board is...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Autoware Foundation: an Open Source Platform for Autonomous Vehicles

    Japan-based intelligent vehicle technology company Tier IV has joined with Arm-backed Linaro and autonomous driving software firm Apex-AI to launch the Autoware Foundation. The Autoware Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting open-source projects enabling self-driving mobility. It...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Tennibot: the Robotic Tennis Ball Collector

    Tennibot, is a Roomba-inspired robot that scours the court targeting balls for autonomous pickup. Tennibot has some pretty hefty route planning and perception capabilities. The team first built their robot using Arduino and then Raspberry Pi boards,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Developing a Robot: ROS Makes It Easier!

    Developing a robot with a computer brain requires a bunch of software tools on the computer side—like software drivers, third party tools for computer vision and simulation tools. ROS framework, , the Robot Operating System, gathers all...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 6 Axis Open Source Robotic Arm on Kickstarter

    A new 6 axis robotic arm has been created by the development team at Niryo based in Lille, France, which is both open source and can be powered by Arduino, Raspberry Pi and ROS. With 6 axis, you...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • What does your robot need? Maybe a BeagleBone Blu!

    The  BeagleBone Blue from BeagleBoard.org is a credit-card sized board with all the components needed to operate a robot or even a drone. It is open source, as its schematics have been published, and developers can replicate the board. It has...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Advances in robotics made easier by forthcoming 3D printed TurtleBot

    Since launching in 2007, the Robot Operating System (ROS) has become the most widely used programming language for commanding robots. As an opensource language, the creation of ROS has made it easier for researchers to share information, repeat...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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