Category Archives: Education

DIY Robots Need Connections

Need to know how to connect setup an H-Bridge to control your motors?  Or maybe you need an LCD screen on top of your robot? The book ABC Basic Connections has got you covered. Currently on Kickstarter is the amazing book … Continue reading

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MeArm Pi – A Robot Arm Anyone Can Build

Thanks to 788 backers as of this writing, MeArm Pi has been completely funded on Kickstarter with only  a few days left in the campaign. MeArm Pi is a programmable robot arm made by Mime Industries specifically for the Raspberry … Continue reading

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Sphero’s Spark+

Sphero, makers of the rolling ball robot, have released a new version of Spark called Spark+. Spark+ is programmable through the Lightning Lab app and comes with an inductive charging base.  After a full charge Sphero should last about 1 … Continue reading

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Antbo

Antbo, the programmable ant like robot that learns more as time goes on, is now up for pre-order on Indiegogo.  Currently Antobo is going for $69 for 1 or $129 for 2. Antbo is being made by DFRobot from Shanghai, … Continue reading

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KIWI Robots

Kiwi Robots are part of the Ready for Robotics project by Professor Marina Umaschi Bers from Tufts University. The simple robots are easily programmed with blocks or on a computer using the same symbols as on the blocks.  This method … Continue reading

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