Imade a robot that I really liked; its name was PET. Instead of pushing it aside and moving onto another project, I made a video of it. People responded very well to it, so much in fact, that I am striving towards putting PET into production as a laser cut kit for STEM
So, how does one go about turning their robot
project into a product? Well, follow along as I take PET
— now known as PopPet — into production. I’ve got
some basic common sense ideas that might help inspire
you to take that step to turn your cool build into a
Let’s Get Started!
Before I jumped straight into turning a robot into a
kit, there were a few things that I needed to tick off the
checklist. Not all robot projects can become kits, and
there are a few reasons why.
The following entails the things that I needed to
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The open source movement leads to an increase
in supply which, in turn, decreases price.
An Arduino Uno is sold close to
$40 at some stores; having all
the electronics of the robot cost
that much is very reasonable.
Some Ideas on How to Take Your
Robotics Project into Kit Production