Recently published on DigiKey's maker.io, Shawn Hymel extends the capability of the Experiential Robotics Platform (XRP) by adding the Coral Dev Board Micro to enable object detection.

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SparkFun's newest Thing+ board is here, equipped with the powerhouse ESP32-C6 module and it's accompanied by the new MOSFET Power Switch and Buck Regulator! That's not all, though, because all XRP Kits parts are now available individually!

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For those of you who prefer to 3D print your chassis, we are following up on the successful launch of the Experiential Robotics Platform (XRP) - Beta with the XRP DIY Kit. Also, spare parts are now available individually.

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You’ve put together the XRP and got it moving, now for a servo and sensor challenge! Follow along with the latest video in the XRP series.

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With the recent release of the Experiential Robotic Platform, or XRP, we wanted to get it into the hands of as many similarly tech-minded folks around the world as possible, and what better way to do that than by pairing up with FIRST Robotics? Hear all about my trip to Singapore for FIRST Global!

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Build an XRP Program Selector

Follow along with DigiKey's Travis Foss as he shows how to build a program selector for the XRP, so you don't have to reupload your code every time you want to change tasks with your robot!

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XRP Webinar with Digikey and DEKA

Wednesday, October 4th we have a webinar with our partners Digikey and DEKA on all things XRP! Register now to see demos, learn more about the project, and more!

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Many have received their XRP kit and have already started putting it together. The next logical step is to get it moving! Follow along with the latest video in the XRP series.

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To support everyone getting started with their XRP kit, we will be rolling out many helpful resources over time. Since pre-orders are starting to ship, we figured a good place to start is to provide three steps to get started

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Two weeks ago, we saw the introduction of Open Sauce, a two-day celebration of Makers and Creators at San Francisco’s Pier 35. This inaugural event promises to be the first of many, as its success already has people asking about tickets for next year’s event.

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SparkFun's Qwiic Connect System has had a busy week being added to the new Experiential Robotics Platform, BeaglePlay, and Arduino Portenta C33!

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We are so excited to finally reveal this kit to everyone who may want to pick one up! It is a comprehensive introduction to robotics that includes an easy-to-assemble hardware kit, coding environment, and online modules.

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