If you are interested in learning more about programming and building robots you might be interested in a new Kickstarter campaign for the STEM Educational Robot and Robotics Course. Featuring a Mecanum-Wheeled Robot powered by the excellent Arduino platform the robot is factory assembled and ready to drive straight out-of-the-box. Equipped with high precision ultrasonic sensors together with rear facing time […]
Makers and electronic enthusiasts creating projects with ePaper displays might be interested in a new Kickstarter campaign launched this week for EnkPi. A range of ePaper displays powered by the awesome Raspberry Pi Pico W mini PC. Available in a range of different sizes the open source displays have been created by a small team of
It’s been a long time since my previous tutorial, my work is quite busy and I spend less time on Instructables. This time is a project that I like very much since my first saw it on Kickstarter: Air Bonsai. I was really surprised at how the Japanese made it, really a beautiful and mysterious piece.
In Dec 2017, DFRobot’s LattePanda project approached Kickstarter to launch a community-backed LattePanda Alpha SBC with a 7th Gen Kaby Lake Intel Core m3-7Y30, and a closely identical LattePanda Delta with a Celeron N4100 from the “Gemini Lake” follow-on to Apollo Lake. Both boards were shipped late, the Alpha arrived late in 2018, and the Delta this spring. However, the Alpha relaunched for public sales in January, and the Delta is available now. DFRobot has
If you want your kids to get off of their tablets and phones this summer, you need something exciting to spark their interest. And what’s cooler than a robot dog you can build and code yourself? The previously featured Petoi Bittle is a DIY kit that allows you to create your own open-source bionic robot dog(opens in a
LaserPecker Pro-The Most Advanced Portable Engraver. Compact, Safe & Easy-to-use Laser Engraver LaserPecker recently announced a Pro version of their LaserPecker portable, affordable, compact laser engraver. Launched earlier this week on Kickstarter, the Laspecker Pro surpassed its modest funding goal of $10,000 in just 14 minutes and is currently approaching $200,000 with over three weeks left to
The Commodore 64 is a much-loved 8-bit retro computer that first appeared in 1982 and finally faded away around a decade later. The Commodore company started by [Jack Tramiel] went on to make the Amiga, and eventually ceased trading some time in the late 1990s. All history, now kept alive only by enthusiasts, right? Well,
Pokit Innovations has done it again. Hot on the heels of pokitMeter’s success on Kickstarter and beyond, the pokit team are ready to ramp it up with their next product – Pokit PRO. This new electronic measurement tool will be launched as the company’s second Kickstarter campaign on the 22nd of October 2019. Pokit PRO was born out of the many
Meet the Mirobot mini industrial robot arm which is capable of delivering incredible versatility, precision and fit into many functions for a home, school, or professional use. Inspired by the famous ABB IRB 6700 industrial robot arm which is utilized in advanced factories around the world, Mirobot was created as a small, affordable, and user-friendly mini industrial robotic arm
MotherBone™PiOne™ is a peripheral motherboard for BeagleBone Black & Raspberry Pi providing safe I/O expansion for Linux based systems The Background We were evaluating BeagleBone Black and Raspberry Pi for low cost control systems when we discovered that the modules, as shipped, were fundamentally unusable for anything other than connecting to your PC and programming.