LED Crystal Crown

In this project, we’ll create a wearable LED Crystal Crown using a simple circuit made of 7x Super Bright White LEDs wired in parallel and powered by two coin cell batteries wired in series. Find the whole story here: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/led-crystal-goddess-crown?_ga=2.14046001.707696051.1531881093-202076553.1530313370 VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:…

LilyPad Twinkle Constellation

In this project, we’ll create a decorative embroidery hoop using conductive thread to connect LilyPad LEDs to a LilyTiny, powered by a LilyPad battery holder. Follow along by drawing your own design on a piece of fabric, or download and print one of SparkFun’s designs….

#264: Bio-inspired Soft Robots for Healthcare, with Yong-Lae Park

In this episode, Marwa Mohammed Alaa Eldean Eldiwiny interviews Yong-Lae Park, Associate Professor at Seoul National University in South Korea, about the bio-inspired design and manufacture of soft robots and microrobots for healthcare. Park’s research goal is to analyze the design and dynamics of biological systems and transform them…

Robots in Depth with Spring Berman

In this episode of Robots in Depth, Per Sjöborg speaks with Spring Berman about her extensive experience in the field of swarm robotics. One of the underlying ideas of the area is designing robot controls similar to the ones used in nature by different types…

#263: ICRA 2018 Exhibition, with Juxi Leitner, Nicholas Panitz, Ben Wilson and James Brett

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Juxi Leitner, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at QUT; and Nicholas Panitz, Ben Wilson, and James Brett, from CSIRO. Leitner speaks about the Amazon Picking challenge, a challenge to advance the state of robotic grasping, and their robot which won the challenge in 2017….

Robots in Depth with Dirk Thomas

In this episode of Robots in Depth, Per Sjöborg speaks with Dirk Thomas about his work with ROS at the OSR Foundation. We hear about how programmers and roboticists can benefit from being part of and contributing to the open source community. Dirk discusses the…

Robots in Depth with Andrew Graham

In this episode of Robots in Depth, Per Sjöborg speaks with Andrew Graham about snake arm robots that can get into impossible locations and do things no other system can. Andrew tells the story about starting OC Robotics as a way to ground his robotics…

#262: Cassie, a Bipedal Robot for Research and Development, with Jonathan W. Hurst

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Jonathan W. Hurst, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University and CTO and co-founder of Agility Robotics, about legged locomotion, about a bipedal robot, called “Cassie.” Hurst discusses Cassie’s design, what types of research questions Cassie should…

Robots in Depth with Walter Wohlkinger

In this episode of Robots in Depth, Per Sjöborg speaks with Walter Wohlkinger from Blue Danube Robotics about their Airskin, a safety sensor covering robots and machines. Safety is critical in robotics and especially so in co-robotics where people work closely with robots. Walter tells…

Robots in Depth with Anouk Wipprecht

In this episode of Robots in Depth, Per Sjöborg speaks with Anouk Wipprecht, a Dutch FashionTech Designer who incorporates technology and robotics into fashion. She thinks that “Fashion lacks Microcontrollers”. Anouk creates instinctual and behavioral wearables; essentially clothes that can sense, process and react. She…