In This Issue ...
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38 The Road to the DARPA Robotics Challenge — Part 3
by Daniel Albert, Chris Mayer, and Girts Linde
This time, the team discusses mechanical changes,
the biped systems, and using the Gazebo simulator
as they continue work on Watson.
42 Build the Plastic Bot of Destruction — Part 1
by Michael Simpson
Now that we’ve wrapped up our series on
3D printers, we’re going to build a fighting
robot with them.
48 Get Your Motors Runnin’
by Fred Eady
Spinning a couple of motor shafts and positioning a
hobby servo has never been easier. The combination
of the Digilent motor shield, 32-bit Uno32, and
ready-to-roll MPIDE motor shield library takes all of
the pain out of robotic motor control.
56 Making Better Arduino Robots with the ArdBot— Part 4
by Gordon McComb
In this final installment, we’ll take a $2 TV remote
and command the ArdBot to do our bidding
from a distance.
68 Eye-Ears — My Interactive Looking/Hearing Robot
by Alan Schilling
Sometimes it’s important to just build a robot
for fun and entertainment for both ourselves