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Companies : Hobby
- eyeWyre Simulation Studio
- 3d, realtime physics simulation of robots and microcontrollers for education and hobbyists. Experiment with line following, light sensing, sumo war and more all in a realistic simulation environment.
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Hardware : Motors & Motor Control
- Control of Stepping Motors
- this tutorial covers the basic principles of stepping motors and stepping motor control systems, including both the physics of the motor, the electronics of the basic control systems, and software architectures appropriate for motor control.
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- Everything you need to know about robotics. Projects. Links. Books. Resources. Tutorials. News. Reviews. And more!
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Resources : Discussion Forums
Resources : Web Directories
- The Legged Robot Builder
- this site is a resource for builders of autonomous legged robots. Whether your robot walks, crawls, runs or hops, these links may offer some inspiration.
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- SHRIMP: High Mobility Wheeled Rover
- Shrimp is able to overcome obstacles
up to twice its wheel size and can climb regular stairs. It has 6 wheels each powered by a 1.75 W DC motor. The total weight of this first prototype is 3.1 kg including 600 g of batteries. The site contains a video in MPEG and RealVideo format.
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- This site is dedicated to home robots, and includes information about the author's home robot, Cybert.
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Robots : Artistic
- The kinetic, robot sculptures of artist, Nemo Gould. A collection of photos and videos of robots made from found materials.
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Robots : BEAM
- A really cool BEAM robotics site with information. Includes excellent tutorials, quality pictures, video of robots in action , resources, links and much more.
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Robots : Personal Robots
- The iRobot-LE™ is the first multi-purpose home robot controllable from a web browser anywhere in the world. It is a powerful personal computer with sensors that allow it to understand the world around it.
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Robots : Robotic Arms
- Robotic Webcam
- The robotic arm webcam has 5 control points, including a clamp.
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Robots : Walking Robots
- is a simple walking robot. He walks around using a tri-gate step, avoids objects when touched by
the feelers, and chirps randomly.
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- This BiPed is an autonomous walking two legged robot. It can walk over small obstacles, and it can make curves. You find an extensive description on the website.
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- a new, Rabbit2000 based, hexapod autonomous robot hits the road!
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- BiPed Robot V-3
- The V-3 is a two-legged walking robot with 12 active degrees of freedom, developed to get far as possible to the movement of the human legs. A prototype of an upper body with 16 DOF is under development. For now the robots are controlled by PC.
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- The Rossum Project
- a site dedicated to free, open-source software for robotics. Its latest release features an Java-based 2D robot simulation intended to help developers create navigation, exploration,
and maze-solving logic. The Rossum Project is now seeking both new software and developers to assist in its creation.
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Software : Simulators
- Mobile Robot Simulators
- has a mobile robot simulator especially for miniature robotic soccer. The simulator may be used for testing control schemes to be ported onto real robots.
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- Cyberbotics - Webots
- A realistic mobile robots simulator that includes models for the Kheperas, Alice, E-puck, Hoap-2, KHR2-HV, Nao and other robots as well as many sensors and actuators, simulated cameras, infra-red sensors, force sensors, etc. The user can program virtual robots using a C / C++ or Java library. A 3D environment editor allows to customize robotics scenarios.
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- RoboWorks is an easy to use software tool for 3D modeling, simulation and animation of any physical system. RoboWorks users benefit from: Extremely intuitive model development, High quality, fully interactive 3D graphics, Interfacing with popular software packages. RoboWorks supports interactive animation via the keyboard, through a data file, or through the open source RoboTalk programming interface.
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