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DIY robot design

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

A computational abstractions for interactive design of robotic devices by Ruta Desai, Ye Yuan and Stelian Coros from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute: We present a computational design system that allows novices and experts alike to easily create custom robotic devices. The core of our work consists of a design...

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TERMES – Termite-inspired robots

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Researchers at Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering built this termite-inspired robots that build unsupervised: Inspired by termites and their building activities, the TERMES project is working toward developing a swarm construction system in which robots cooperate to build 3D structures much larger than themselves. The current system consists...

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Omnidirectional remote controlled robot

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Markus shared his Omnidirectional remote controlled robot in the project log forum: Recently, I got interested in omni wheels, so I built this little robot. The robot has three pairs of omni wheels. I covered each roll of the omni wheels with liquid rubber (plastidip) to get better traction. I...

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