In This Issue ...
Tips for Selecting DC Motors for Your Mobile Robot
by A.J. Neal
When building a mobile robot, selecting the
drive motors is one of the most important
decisions you will make.
Optics for Your Robot Using a Webcam
by Mike Keesling
Learn some basics about lenses, light, and
color to get you started using machine vision.
From Autonomy to Symbiosis: Some Thoughts on the Complexities of Networked Robots
by Fulvio Mastrogiovanni
Certain actions are much easier for humans
than robots, so, how will they ever make it to
the workplace with us?
Digilent’s Robotic Starter Kit
by Fred Eady
Once we sort through this new kit, we’ll get a
joystick, three momentary pushbuttons, and
a pair of LEDs up and running.
Self Similar Optimization
by Sean O’Connor
This new coding idea will change how you
design and optimize robots.
Simple Sensor Interface
by the CHIPAXE Team
See how to implement this new chip on the
block into some extremely simple and
low cost sensor applications.
Hacker Dojos Offer Collaboration Opps for Robot Hobbyists
by Jeremy Kerfs
Developer communities help everyone.
See what came out of a recent
“Random Hacks of Kindness” event at a
Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, CA.
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