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rancell

Assembling Marty

Posted by rancell Dec 28, 2018
The other month I received a "Marty the Robot" kit in the mail from Element 14 for me to write some projects for (provided at no charge). I've done some previous posts here about using the micro:bit in education and am interested in seeing how this product would fit into that.     There's lots of parts in the box but the most interesting one I thought was the screwdriver! Which is great because you don't have to hunt around for exactly the right size and shape tool to use. This is a ...
jomoenginer

ROS Film Festival

Posted by jomoenginer Dec 22, 2018
There has been a long history of Animations and Robots in movies but to see movies made specifically featuring Robots is quite interesting. On top of that, there is even a Film Festival for such films which I was not aware of.   http://rosfilmfestival.com/en/   This particular one, NESL (short film) a winner from 2017, is very nice with only a music background track.   ...
This is a very cool story of how a young person with a dream created an awesome Robot which takes a bit of AR game play and Robotics to create a fun interactive experience that now has the attention of both Amazon and Apple.  Silas Adekunle, who was born in Nigera, took his interest in science and technology from a young age to learn about Robotics and now sits as the CEO of his own Robotics company at Reach Robotics in the UK.   Reach Robotics has created Spider bot called MekaMo ...

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