Robotics

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6 powerful microbots developed by researchers around the world

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When we hear  the word robot, we may think of large industry sized robots assembling cars or humanoid ones. However there are such tiny...

Internet Connected Smart Water Meter

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In this article by Pradeeka Seneviratne, author of the book Internet of Things with Arduino Blueprints, goes on to say that for many years and...

How to choose components to build a basic robot 

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This post will show you how to choose a robot chassis kit with wheels and motors, a motor controller, and some power for the...

Face Detection and Tracking Using ROS, Open-CV and Dynamixel Servos

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In this article by Lentin Joseph, the author of the book ROS Robotic Projects, we learn how one of the capability in most of...

Internet-Connected Smart Water Meter

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In this article by Pradeeka Seneviratne author of the book, Internet of Things with Arduino Blueprints, explains that for many years and even now, water...

The ROS Filesystem levels

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In this article by Enrique Fernández, Luis Sánchez Crespo, Anil Mahtani, and Aaron Martinez, authors of the book Learning ROS for Robotics Programming -...

Controlling the Movement of a Robot with Legs

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In this article by Richard Grimmett, author of the book Raspberry Pi Robotics Projects - Second Edition, we will add the ability to move the...
robot using blackboard

Is ROS 2.0 good enough to build real-time robotic applications? Spanish researchers find out.

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Last Friday, a group of Spanish researchers have published a research paper titled ‘Towards a distributed and real-time framework for robots: evaluation of ROS...

Boston Dynamics’ ‘Android of robots’ vision starts with launching 1000 robot dogs in 2019

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A video went viral in February showcasing a dog like robot opening a door for another robot. These agile robots are the brainchild of Boston...

Christmas Light Sequencer

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In this article by Sai Yamanoor and Srihari Yamanoor, authors of the book Raspberry Pi Mechatronics Projects Hotshot, have picked a Christmas-themed project to...