Malaysian company, Cytron Technologies have recently launched a campaign on Indiegogo for their new innovative robot kit Rero. Rero is a reconfigurable robot, designed to do away with the fiddly screw and nut method of construction most other robotics companies on the market are currently using.…Read More
A young artist and filmmaker from Singapore has spent 2 months of his spare time, and used 60 empty soda cans to design and build an Iron man figurine.
He started off by building the helmet, and realised that aluminium cans were a great medium to use, so decided to continue and build the entire figure.Read More
Who has ever wished they could build their own mobile phone? Well David Mellis, one of Arduino’s co-founders, has released blueprints for that very dream.
The design is based on the Aduino GSM shield, but has been slightly modified to include a screen, buttons, microphone and other hardware you would find in some of the high street phones out there.…Read More
We featured an article recently of a Scary Halloween Door project by a chap called Cabe Atwell. Well Cabe has been at it again, this time creating a Raspberry Pi remote fish tank control. Cabe came up with the project after his goldfish (Goldie) suffered a string of mishaps, which could of been avoided had he been able to monitor her more efficiently.…Read More
The Cortado connects your physical things to the digital world. Think of it as an Arduino that you’ll never need to plug in and it works on all your favourite platforms such as Mac, Windows, iOS and Android. It connects via Cortade and uses low energy Bluetooth to connect to your devices, an efficient protocol meant for supporting low-power sensors.Read More
The video below is actually from an article posted in 2011, but I came across it the other day and thought I would share it again because, lets face it, who doesn’t want to see an army of flying, rolling, and climbing robots on a seek and retrieve mission together?…Read More
Helicopters and quadcopters are very popular among makers, and they come in different shapes and sizes. This one, however, is the daddy!
The Volocopter, also known as VC200, features a massive circular frame packing 18 electrically driven rotors, and took its maiden flight on Sunday 17 November 2013.…Read More
Anyone who has tried to manually solder surface mount components (SMD) will know it can be tricky at times, especially since the trend toward smaller components is an increasing one.
With this in mind, a Maker by the name of Brian Dorey set out to make his own pick and place machine to produce Raspberry Pi expansion boards for his business.Read More
Not so long ago we featured an article about ArduSat. ArduSat was a Kickstarter project, aiming to put the Arduino in space.
On Sunday August 4th 2013, Japanese cargo module, the HTV4 launched from Tanegashima. On board the module were two satellites, named ArduSat-1 and ArduSat-X which arrived safely 6 days later at the International Space Station.…Read More
I’m sure there are many out there that will have seen or heard of the ROBO-ONE Champion Robot, King Kizer. King Kizer are a series of humanoid robot designed and built by Naoki Maru of MARU Family. Naoki Maru is known for being one of the early developers of master-slave control systems for hobby level humanoid robots.…Read More