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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Sumovore - Solar Robot - Trossen Robotics

Sumovore - Solar Robot - Trossen Robotics

Features Include -

  • Powerful GM8 gear motors powered by a robust L293D motor driver
  • Four opto-reflector edge sensors
  • Two 38kHz IR emitters and detectors for opponent detection
  • Multiple trimpots for simple behavior tuning
  • Modular front edge sensor / IR transmitter daughterboard

Sumovore - Solar Robot - Trossen Robotics

From - Trossen Robotics

Lynxmotion - Educational Robot Kits

"Our kits are in use teaching many aspects of robotics all over the world. These are not "toys", but vehicles for teaching and learning complex robotic principles." - Jim Frye

Lynxmotion - Educational Robot Kits

BRAT stands for Bipedal Robotic Articulating Transport. The robot is a 6 servo biped walker featuring three degrees of freedom (DOF) per leg. The robot can walk forward or backwards and turn in place left or right with variable speed. It can even do lots of Robo-One style acrobatic moves.

 Biped BRAT Combo Kit - Autonomous

The robot is available in two basic configurations, Animatronic (tethered or wireless connection to a PC) or Autonomous (controlled by the onboard Basic Atom Pro processor). The autonomous version includes the Bot Board II and the Basic Atom Pro processor.

Biped BRAT Combo Kit - Autonomous

Autonomous-behavior version with pre-written, modifiable code. This product includes everything you need to build and program the robot from a personal computer for autonomous behavior.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Tuxgraphics AVR Microcontroller

 It is not easy to find complete working embedded projects with designs, code and kit. At Tuxgraphics you will find a way to start your embedded skill development, then expand from hobby to solving some real situations in the nearby small factories or labs. Applied Science is Technology. Hobby is a Door to science that makes Science and Technology Delicious. - delabs Notes

You will find tutorials on how to build your own avr programmer, a digital DC power supply, a tiny web server, an ethernet weather station, usb slide show presenter and lots more.

Tuxgraphics AVR Microcontroller

digital DC power supply unit - A very small an really good DC bench power supply unit for your hobby lab. It has lots of features which you normally find only in very expensive power supplies. This one is affordable, small and easy to build.

Temperature and humidity measurements with the AVR web-server - Just add this one SHT11 sensor. No other components are needed to measure temperature + humitidy + dew point.

Mini 3 digit display, a small and inexpensive voltmeter module - We build a simple and inexpensive three digit display. It's a voltmeter module but it has also gerneral purpose digital IO pins.

Tuxgraphics AVR Microcontroller

Explore the world of avr microcontrollers and DIY electronics stuff. Microcontrollers and other electronic project kits and  parts.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Robotics Institute - Publications

Robotics Institute: Publications

This site includes abstracts and bibliographic references for most publications by RI researchers. Additionally, the full text of many of the publications is downloadable in PDF or Postscript format.

The Robotics Institute - Carnegie Mellon University

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