In the first part of this series, we introduced the core structure of our elevator. But, we aren’t done yet with the mechanics. As shown in Video 1, our initial design was unbalanced. It isn’t..
The Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) is a participating organization in the latest Outreach Program for Women. In an effort to get more women involved in free and open-source software and..
The Flowers Lab, a french research team, announced Poppy a new humanoid which is 3D printed (see Video 1). They are planing to release both the hardware and the software under an open source license...
Update: In Part 2 of this series, we provide V4 of the mechanical design. It features a balanced structure that is actually able to lift objects. Recently, we scavenged an old Lego Mindstorms 1.5..
It is no scoop that Smartphones are attractive for robotics. They gather in a small case a display, wireless for communication, computing capabilities, and a bunch of sensors. That’s cool! But, you..