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Miimo Robotic Lawn Mower From Honda

Honda Miimo Lawn Mowing Robot

If we asked you to describe your current lawn care arrangements, you might respond, “I mow.” Starting this summer, however, the folks at Honda are hoping to change your response to Miimo, the name of their new robotic lawn mower. This sleek little yard bot is …

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Root Robot Aims to Grow With Students

A new robot designed to teach students to code has exceeded it’s $250,000 goal on Kickstarter. Scheduled to start shipping in May of 2017, Root aims to grow with its users, enabling students to move from one level of coding ability to the next. The makers …

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Automate Your Garden with FarmBot

Want to join the urban farming movement without doing all that…farming? FarmBot is bringing technology to the rescue with a scalable, hackable, robotic farming solution you can install yourself and expand as you need. FarmBot Genesis, the first FarmBot from the San Luis Obispo based developer, …

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Warthog Is a Tough Amphibious Robotics Platform

Clearpath Robotics, a Kitchener, Ontario based provider of mobile robotic platforms for research and development, recently released Warthog, a large, all-terrain mobile robot that can travel on land or in the water. With a large payload capacity designed to support outdoor applications including in mining, agriculture, …

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The LIDAR-Lite v3 Compact Distance Sensor is Here

Garmin has released the successor to their popular LIDAR-Lite v2 distance sensor, the new LIDAR-Lite v3. Perfect for use in drones and robots, this lightweight, capable sensor gives you reliable performance at a range of up to 40 meters without taking up a lot of space …

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Plobot Teaches Programming With Play

Plobot is a new project on Kickstarter that aims to teach kids concepts that are essential to coding through fun and simple play. This adorable little bot receives instructions from your child through a variety of command cards that initiate individual actions which can be combined …

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Autonomous Suitcase Does Everything But Pack Your Clothes

Scheduled to ship this month (November 2016) to lucky travelers who will soon find their luggage to be less of a “drag,” the Cowarobot R1 suitcase employs an array of sensors and GPS technology to follow you through the airport, down the street or pretty much …

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Actuonix Micro PQ21-R Servo for RC and Arduino

The team at Actuonix Motion Devices, located in Victoria, B.C. have been helping electronics and robotics builders by providing micro motion components to consumers and commercial manufacturers since 2005. They design and manufacture their own line of linear servos and micro DC linear actuators for placement …

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WowWee MiP Robot Serves Up Fun

With seven different game modes, autonomous Wow Wee MiP Robot serves up a lot of fun for kids 8 and up.

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New 2-Channel RoboClaw ST 2X45A

California-based ION MOTION CONTROL has launched their newest motion controller, the new two channel RoboClaw ST 2X45A.

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Sparki: Smart Fun

SPARKI is ArcBotics latest easy-to-use, fun and affordable intro to programming, electronics, and robotics.

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Summer Fun with New Kits and Gadgets

Long summer days are here, and DFRobot has come up with new kits and gadgets to provide kids with some summer fun.

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Achievement Badges Reward and Encourage

Adafruit offers cool embroidered achievement badges for electronics, science, and engineering. They believe everyone should be rewarded for learning a useful skill, and then be encouraged to continue. A badge displayed on a jacket or shirt is an excellent way to show and share.

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