Next Fall's AVC is starting to take shape. We've seen the future, and the future is... GOATS!

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Using a ESP32 Thing and a WiFi camera to create a robot that you control from your browser.

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A classic control systems challenge is building an inverted pendulum robot. Today we'll discuss the theory behind the project.

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Let's take the SparkFun Inventor's Kit to the next level with some more projects!

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Autonomous robots designed to navigate extra-terrestrial terrain

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With all the information needed to construct a combat bot, let's actually build one!

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We bring back Jamie to give us some design tips when creating a 3D-printed plastic ant bot.

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Bow down, everyone. A new uArm, CMUcam and GPS receiver will all but ensure our downfall.

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In a week filled with new robotics products, we wanted to dedicate this post to the best actor of the 31st century!

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We get a combat bot veteran to talk about the different weapon types for fighting robots.

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It's Monday, and that means it's time for Adventures in Science! This week, we dive into the mysterious world of rotary encoders.

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Let's take a look at how LIDAR works and how we can use it in robots.

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Easy builds from around the web that even a robot novice can tackle

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Let's dissect another section of EdiBot 2.0 and learn how to spin DC motors with Python.

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Make friends using simple inflatable robotics.

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Combat robots are cool and you can build your own. Check out this 3-part video series on how to build one yourself!

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This week, a new version of the uArm, a new distance and gesture sensor from XYZ Interactive and a special sale to honor Nikola Tesla.

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