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Very Fast Line Tracking Robot

Line tracking is probably the most widely used navigation system for robots especially in student level robot competitions. This robot though will most likely shock all those students with its sheer speed.

Check out this hyper fast line following robot and see if you and your friends can build a robot to match its speed.

Line tracking requires a contrasting line on the floor and therefore is not the ideal method for general robot navigation but it’s a good start to get to know the basics of robot navigation and these basics can be applied to more complex technologies. Happy coding.

Ice cream stick robot……Another easy to make at home robot

This is an ice cream stick robot:

This instructional video will show you how to make it. Very cool, a good weekend project perhaps? It can also can serve as a reasonable introduction to electronics and robotics technology.

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Google (Boston Dynamics) Advance in Robot Mule

Since being acquired by Google, the Boston Dynamics team has advanced their world famous robot mule. The most noticeable change must be in the power source, it appears to now be fully powered by batteries as the whine and smoke of the engine are now gone.

This technical advance again illustrates the remarkable strides we are making with robot development and I would really like to have a look at the systems in this robot. The engineering designs should be awesome. We want open source 🙂

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Parrot BeBop Drone 14 MP Full HD 1080p Fisheye Camera Quadcopter (Blue)

Nature Inspired Robot Festo – BionicOpter

This nature inspired robot obviously takes from a dragon fly or similar insect. When we reach to the point of putting cameras and such on these things then we have the ultimate spy bots not to mention applications we can’t even dream of now. The systems on this small robot must be so cool, battery, power system, actuators, etc. Why can’t these be open source.

Parrot BeBop Drone (Red) with Controller 14 MP Full HD 1080p Fisheye Camera

Festo – BionicOpter:

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Have you Seen JIBO? Touted as World’s First Family Robot

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So Jibo is “the world’s first family robot” and the features and specs should allow it to fit in well with your family.

Jibo can be a personal assistant to the busy, take pictures and videos, check messages, get reminders, teach and can also
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Honda Humanoid Robot Asimo and Family

Cool video of new version of Honda’s Advanced Step in Innovative MObility (ASIMO) showing ASIMO interacting with kids, dancing with friends and meeting and greeting. Humanoid robots are easier to integrate in society as they can interact with many of the same devices and machinery as humans.

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