In This Issue ...
12 The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist
by John Leeman
Photogrammetry with OpenDroneMap — Part 2
Last month, we got up and running with OpenDroneMap
and its new web interface, WebODM. This month, we’re
going to learn about referencing our photos to real life
coordinates with ground control points, and collect some
real data of our own to experiment with.
36 Bridge Education and
Business: Six Ways to Help
Guarantee a Successful STEM
by Jennifer Bannink
If your school or community organization is looking to put
together an inspiring STEM event, here are some tips to
help in the process.
38 Goliath 3: Critter Chaser
by Dave Prochnow
Keep your garden varmint-free with this modified Wi-Fi
controlled model replica of a historic tank robot.
44 Manipulating Cards with
by John Blankenship
It seems most hobbyists develop programs that control
wheel-based mobile robots. Here’s an opportunity to
expand your coding skills by manipulating a robot arm to
stack a deck of cards.
48 Serving Raspberry Pi
by William Henning
We return to our series on building a robot utilizing a
Raspberry Pi, and look at working around motor-to-motor
variations in cheap gear motors.
54 Animatronics for the Do-It-Yourselfer
by Steve Koci
Setting Up Shop
Whether it be a dedicated workshop or a converted closet,
having a special work area is extremely important in your
efforts to maximize your productivity. We will look at some
basic requirements for a functional shop, as well as some
items you should consider when stocking your shelves and
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