Electrical engineers are increasingly tasked with firmware and even software design—and it turns out it may be with pretty good reason. Are EEs ready?
June 25, 2020 by Dave Finch
What are the origins of visual SLAM? and what are some other applications for this technology beyond floor cleaning?
April 16, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
This episode of Tech Specs is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
January 14, 2020 by TTI, Inc
From the typical pick-and-place down to the high-precision cobots, industrial robotics are changing rapidly.
August 26, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
We’ll use real collision data to refine the detection algorithm, and even better, we’ll confirm that the system actually works.
September 28, 2017 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll discuss the hardware design for a robotics PCB, and we’ll write firmware for controlling two DC motors.
August 25, 2017 by Robert Keim
In this teardown, we're going to take a look a sumo jumping robot!
July 18, 2017 by Alex Udanis
When Dartmouth engineers designed their popular RC tackling dummy, "iterative prototyping" was the name of the game just as much as "football" was.
July 08, 2017 by Steve Arar
Audi has announced that a collaborative robot is working the floor in its industrial factory.
March 29, 2017 by Kate Smith
Researchers have designed a humanoid robot which sweats water through its metal frame to cool itself.
December 12, 2016 by Steve Arar
We’ll discuss some important layout and manufacturing concepts as we look at the PCB for the Robot Control Board.
October 25, 2016 by Robert Keim
In this article we’ll take a close look at two sections of the custom-designed control board for the C-BISCUIT demo bot.
September 21, 2016 by Robert Keim
The C-BISCUIT saga continues as we combine the various system components into a demo bot.
September 08, 2016 by Robert Keim
Part three of a series of articles on building a robot that can follow lines or walls and avoid obstacles!
November 03, 2015 by Travis Fagerness
Part two of a series of articles on building a robot that can follow lines or walls and avoid obstacles! This time we'll be covering PCB design.
November 02, 2015 by Travis Fagerness
Part one of a series of articles on building a robot that can follow lines or walls and avoid obstacles!
October 30, 2015 by Travis Fagerness
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