robotics

October 6, 2017

Insect-Inspired “Arthrobots” Made of Drinking Straws

Nature inspired robots are becoming more sophisticated than ever before. But keeping the design simple and lightweight still remains one of the biggest challenges. Arthrobots, developed […]
September 26, 2017
monsterborg

MonsterBorg: The Monster Revolutionizing Robotics Education

    Freeburn Robotics and their brand PiBorg have recently completed a new Kickstarter campaign for a motor controller and robot base for use with the Raspberry […]
September 26, 2017
origami robot

Harvard’s Folding Origami Robot That May Revolutionize Healthcare

    Inspired by the traditional Japanese art of origami, folding robots have emerged as an exciting new frontier of robotic design. Printing robots and other […]
September 15, 2017
hedgehog robotics controller

Exploring Robotics with the Hedgehog Robotics Controller

Practical Robotics Institute Austria (PRIA) recently launched a Kickstarter for their new product: the Hedgehog, an Educational Robotics Controller. PRIA created the Hedgehog with the intention […]
August 14, 2017
robotic arm

Smart Robotic Arm – Part 2: Programming

Click here to read Part 1 of this article > Table of Contents Intro Step 1: Making the App Step 2: How to Make Demo App […]
July 11, 2017
robotic fish

Manta Ray-Inspired Soft Robotic Fish

  Soft robots are becoming the new norm in the field of robotics. A team of engineers from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, has recently developed […]
June 16, 2017
robotic arm

Smart Robotic Arm – Part 1: Mechanics and Wiring

Have you ever wanted a device that could help you with your daily needs? Not just any ordinary tool, this device has the ability to distinguish […]
May 4, 2017
kickstarter robots

The Coolest Kickstarter Robots Part 2 – Past Campaigns

Click here to read Part 1 of this article > This is Part 2 of our series on the coolest Kickstarter-funded robotics projects.   1. Quadbot […]
May 3, 2017
kickstarter robots

The Coolest Kickstarter Robots Part 1 – Past Campaigns

Click here to read Part 2 of this article > 1. MiroBot     MiroBot is a DIY Wifi drawing robot that even children can easily […]
April 12, 2017
bat bot

Bat Bot: The Bat-Inspired Robot Drone

Bat-Inspired Robot Drone That Imitates Bat Flights Animals are often the inspiration behind the creation and mechanisms of robots. A team from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign […]
March 31, 2017
bipedal robots

Today’s Coolest Bipedal Robots Unveiled

Teams of researchers around the world are working on bipedal robots that can move in environments in a similar manner to humans. The benefits of this […]
March 24, 2017
arduino and raspberry pi

Guide to Connecting Arduino & Raspberry Pi + DIY Arduino and Raspberry Pi Camera Robot!

Some of the coolest DIY projects are based on either Arduino or Raspberry Pi. They are both great platforms for personalized projects. Aside from their aesthetic […]