There are many robots doing dirty jobs that are making workplaces cleaner and safer.
Hacking an RC Car with the Mentor’s Friend
by Dane Weston
Use the Amigo for this simple computer-controlled hardware project (hacking a toy RC car) that you and a budding roboticist can build and explore together.
Animatronics for the Do-It-Yourselfer — Putting On a Face
by Steve Koci
What good is a fully functioning mechanical character without a face?
An ARDUINO Controlled Robot Arm
by Ricardo Caja Calleja
After completing an online course on robotics, I decided to create a robot arm that I could use as a platform to test all the theory that had been covered and experiment with new ideas.
by Carol Hazlett
See how to build a two-legged walking robot made from PITSCO/TETRIX MAX parts.
Ask Mr. Roboto by Eric Ostendorff Your Robot Problems Solved Here (06.2017) Tap into the sum of all human knowledge and get your questions answered here! From software algorithms to material selection, Mr. Roboto strives to meet you where you are — and what more would you expect from a complex service droid?
The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist by John Leeman The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist — Brushless Motor Basics Get an introduction to the fundamental workings of a brushless DC motor and learn how to select the right motor for your next project.
Then and Now by Tom Carroll Human/Robot Interaction with the Elderly Creating viable home assistant robots for the elderly.
Robytes by Jeff Eckert, Jenn Eckert Stimulating Robot Tidbits (06.2017) Stimulating tidbits on the latest happenings in robotics for consumers, universities, professionals, and everything else in between.
Robot Wars, Girls, and Glitter
by James Baker
When a nine year old girl designs your combat bot for Robot Wars.
by Nate Franklin
Get the results of NERC’s 2017 combat event.
Wanted: Robotics Experimentalists — No Experience Necessary (or Desired) by Bryan Bergeron Despite all the talk, there hasn’t been much in the way of deliverables for robots taking over one job or another.