July 11, 2017
hexapod robot

Nature-Inspired 6-Legged Hexapod Robots

The explosive growth of consumer-level 3D printing has allowed many students and hobbyists to explore robotics by designing and printing their own parts or by utilizing […]
August 2, 2017
haptic vr

Revolutionary Wearable, Haptic VR Devices

Virtual reality (VR) offers humans the possibility to explore and manipulate artificial and remote environments. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in developing […]
September 5, 2017

4 Free Apps Every Engineering Student Should Have

Engineering majors would be the first to admit that their course load can be a difficult and demanding experience, whether at the undergraduate or postgraduate levels. […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
October 25, 2017

10 Free Engineering Resources for Circuit Simulation, PCB Design, and CAD

Engineering software and online resources tend to be expensive but highly beneficial purchases for professionals, students and hobbyists alike. These resources tend to be imperative for […]
February 21, 2018

Step By Step Guide To Your First Project With Arduino

Overview Arduino is an open-source hardware and software platform. It is commonly used by hobbyists, DIYers, students, and working professionals. It is my personal favorite prototyping […]