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Vex Robotics System Update!

Revell and IFI recently offered more tantalizing details on the Vex Robotics System that will be available in latter 2007 (these updates, as well as the original report, are below). At the turn of the year, Revell released the following details:— SPYCAM: The Vex Robotics System will feature a “Spycam” for live transmission …

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Building The Lynxmotion BRAT

Exploring Humanoid Robotics Has Never Been Easier  xStory and photos by Tom Atwood and Harry Mueller This pictorial shows the assembly of Lynxmotion’s, www.lynxmotion.com, new BRAT, an entry level bipedal robot that is a milestone robot. With a starting price of less than $300, BRAT offers an …

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A National Mission: Robotics!

We are thrilled at the positive response the launch of ROBOT has received from hobbyists, educators, professionals and the industry, and we thank all of our readers for your enthusiasm and interest. Launching this magazine has been an exciting experience not only because there is so …

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Robotics Meets New Age DIY

ROBOT NEWS This technology celebration and family picnic takes experimenting with modern technology to new heights with mods, special DIY projects and visionary hacker developmental work. Parallax, Robot Society of America, FIRST VEX, FIRST LEGO, Botball, the Robot Fighting League and other robotics groups and companies …

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Robotis Bioloid “Edutainment” Robot Kits

ROBOT EXCLUSIVE Robotis  Bioloid”Edutainment” Robot Kits VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE IN WINDOWSxxMEDIA VIDEO FORMAT, 1500KBPSRobotis Bioloid Puppy Video (19.2MB)Robotis Bioloid Walking Droid Video (23MB) ROBOT Magazine recently took a close look at two Robotis Bioloid educational / hobby kits.  These were announced at the Consumer Electronics Show and created quite a stir owing to their …

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Robots In The ICU

Robot enthusiast Dr. Michael D. Black is the Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and the Director of the Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Program at the California Pacific Medical Center. If a family has a premature infant with heart problems, Dr. Black is a specialist who …

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MAJOR SOUTHEAST ROBOT COMBAT EVENT

Battle Beach 4 with Kevin Berry and Brian Nave —See Evolving Combat Tech: Awesome Power Now Available for Smaller Robot classes Battle Beach, LLC, in partnership with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, is pleased to announce that their next robot combat  event, Battle Beach 4, will be held in Summer …

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Tamiya’s Walking Robots

Templates For Simple Legged Locomotion Would you like to scratch-build a walking robot or design one using a LEGO© Mindstorms™ or Radio Shack VEX™ robot kit? This article will help you understand the simplest methods for constructing bipedal, quadrapedal and six-legged walking robots. For added fun, …

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iRobot ROOMBA Robot Vacuum

Because we have a family dog who is constantly shedding hair and bringing in bits of leaves and debri when he enters the doggie door, and because we have kids, our household has a higher demand for vacuuming than many. I could hardly wait to see …

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Welcome To Robot!

Robots have arrived. They are emerging in growing numbers in many different arenas that profoundly affect our lives. Robots are becoming a powerful force in home entertainment, as a hobby pursuit, in education and in science and industry. This is the dawn of a new era …

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Parallax – How An Experiment With Our Customers Grew Into A Niche Business

Parallax products are a standard tool on many hobbyist workbenches and in educational programs across the country. Their success started with a good core product (the BASIC Stamp microcontroller), but making it accessible to a wide customer base took thousands of hours of effort and some …

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560 Indiana Teachers Receive VEX Robots & Training

Thousands of additional students learning robotics & competing. A new and rapidly expanding robotics program in Indiana is enabling many thousands of high school students to design and build robots—and compete in robot challenges—as part of their school curriculums. This is an exciting development because the …

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