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Maker Faire Shenzhen China: Robots!

Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 in conferences, Maker Faire by DP

Maker Faire Shenzhen was inhabited by lot of strange and wonderful non-humans. Here’s a selection of our favorites.

This walking baby-bot is controlled by the elaborate headgear worn by the operator.

More photos below the fold.

Barry Xu shows off DFRobot’s color following spider bot. A camera at the front tracks the red Maker Faire badge.

With four liters of water strapped to the back, this Adruino-powered heat seeking robot can extinguish small fires. Spotted at the Let’s Make Robots table.

Walking robots are big this year. Vstone’s mini robot can dance.

Another walking robot.

An Android phone provides the brains for this mini-walker.

A classic line following robot.

Not all bots walk on two legs. Chopsticks from Let’s Make Robots is a speedy spider walker that runs on an Arduino.

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3 Responses to “Maker Faire Shenzhen China: Robots!”

  1. jon says:

    Very nice!

  2. DaveyJones says:

    FIY that last spider bot is called ‘chopsticks’ and it’s maker sells a kit based on it.

    • Ian says:

      Thanks, I updated the post with a link. Another great bot from Let’s Make Robots. I talked to the maker, really cool guy.

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