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JR2 Mobile Manipulator. Photo Credit : Robotnik Robotnik, in collaboration with Gaitech and Smokie Robotics, has developed its new mobile manipulator called JR2. The new robot will be announced at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA, May 29 to June 3, 2017 at Singapore). JR2 is an industrial grade Collaborative [...]
19.05.2017 11:40  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION: IS THE LEGAL SECTOR READY? The legal profession is in a period of turbulence and transformation Automation and technology are becoming more utilised in the legal sector to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) are being billed as [...]
18.05.2017 08:38  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
Tampere, Finland – Jan 16th, 2017 – Granite Devices Inc, a Finnish servo drive manufacturer has released a new industrial servo motor drive contributing high degree of time and cost saving features to the machine automation market. A “swiss knife of motion control” IONI starts a new era of servo [...]
18.05.2017 07:54  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
The maker movement has given inspiration to many talented builders and programmers. LEGO® and MINDSTORMS® have become a perfect platform for unleashing the creativity of many makers. Recently, we have seen LEGO machines that solve Rubik’s cubes, print photographs and cards, weave scarves, play games, and more. Here [...]
13.05.2017 18:51  (The NXT Step)     More...
Press Release by: Robotart.org Robots Have Learned to Paint in Second Year of Robotic Art Contest Seattle, Wash – April 19, 2017 – It was just announced that Google has developed AI that can sketch images. It should therefore come as no surprise that dozens of robots from around the world are [...]
12.05.2017 08:17  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
Gijs and his cousin just finished building this really impressive roller coaster, best part of it? It's controlled by MINDSTORMS EV3 🙂 The roller coaster is EV3 powered, it uses a color sensor for sensing the arrival of a train and then initializes the Mindstorms program loop.Visitors are being sent [...]
11.05.2017 17:11  (The NXT Step)     More...
Airborne ISR London, United Kingdom 25th – 26th October 2017 In today’s complex and ever changing operational environment, the demand for comprehensive situational awareness continues to grow. As a decisive and indispensable tool, air based ISTAR is increasingly relied upon to deliver this capability, allowing commanders to gain a thorough picture [...]
29.04.2017 10:24  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
UAV Technology Central & Eastern Europe 27th-28th September 2017 Prague, Czech Republic As a key platform for the enhancement of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities, UAV systems have great potential to meet requirements as an affordable and effective tool for the Armed Forces in Central and Eastern Europe. With a strong [...]
29.04.2017 10:21  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
Agricultural Robot – Farmbot. Credit: Farmbot – www.farmbot.io Farmbot is an open source farming robot, for small scale food production. It plants what you want exactly where you want, in any pattern and density, according to user input. It can even detect weeds autonomously, position itself on it, and with a [...]
28.04.2017 12:31  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
Smithers Rapra, one of the world’s leading sources of information on polymers, plastics, rubber and adhesives, recently published a report stating that the global tire manufacturing industry is set to grow almost at a pace of four percent per year from now through to 2022. There are many key factors [...]
26.04.2017 07:12  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
Guest blogger Arie Elbelman talks to us about a cool MINDSTORMS related product;CoderZ: Bringing robotics to every student in the worldCoderZ is an online learning environment where kids learn how to program virtual and real robots within the STEM pathways. Problem-solving, critical thinking, computational thinking, teamwork, self-paced learning, formative assessment, [...]
04.04.2017 03:01  (The NXT Step)     More...
THE ULTIMATE MINDSTORMS COMMUNITY GIVEAWAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY BAZMARC & THE SESHAN BROTHERSThe Seshan Brother and I've been discussing this over a month now. How could we give back to the amazing MINDSTORMS community while making room for our new projects? We came up with the idea of [...]
01.04.2017 02:52  (The NXT Step)     More...
BMW has said that they will be able to deliver level 5 Autonomous cars by 2021. A level 5 autonomy is the ultimate goal of autonomous driving and it means, the driver will completely be able to take his or her hands off the wheel, during the entire duration of [...]
16.03.2017 14:17  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
Fedor is a humanoid robot in development in Russia, which is designed to help astronauts in space. It can turn valves, drive car, use drill, do pushups and a lot more useful tasks such as lifting up to 20 kg, walk, crawl, get into the car all by itself, turn [...]
13.03.2017 01:03  (Roboticmagazine)     More...
Guest blogger Hans Odenthal share's with us an amazing project built by his son.This was built by my son Bram, 17yo from Trevianum in Sittard School in the Netherlands. It was for a study project that every student has to do at the end of the secondary school. [...]
24.02.2017 06:51  (The NXT Step)     More...
https://www.dropbox.com/s/d71qmecyfs3z6sp/MINDSTORMS%20Year%20in%20Review%202016.pdf?dl=0 [...]
05.01.2017 19:16  (The NXT Step)     More...
The Seshan Brothers have done it again, this time they created a Xmas Edition of their famous PIX3L PLOTT3R printer. That's the Seshan Brothers in minifig form ;)Not only does this version prints a selection of different holiday greeting cards it is also designed in festive colours, using [...]
15.12.2016 02:14  (The NXT Step)     More...
TOW3R By Thomas Madeya My contribution to #robotremix3 is TOW3R, named after the puzzle game “Tower of Hanoi”. If you don’t know the game you should learn about it first from Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower_of_Hanoi. I use the tires from both sets to create 3 “discs” of different diameter. TOW3R moves them [...]
07.10.2016 04:44  (The NXT Step)     More...
Guest Blogger Ahmad Sahar from Malaysia tells us about the design and challenges he faced while developing the TROTT3R for the MCP Challenge, ROBOT REMIX #3: How TROTT3R came to beby Ahmad Sahar In March 2016, I was named MCP which stands for the MINDSTORMS Community [...]
15.08.2016 21:51  (The NXT Step)     More...
Guest Blogger Jerry Nicholls from the UK tells us about the design and challenges he faced while developing the DUCK TOPPL3R for the MCP Challenge, ROBOT REMIX #3:The DUCK TOPPL3Rby Jerry NichollsWhen it came to considering what I’d build for the RobotRemix3 I was inspired by the colours and decals [...]
29.07.2016 12:29  (The NXT Step)     More...
TIME IS RUNNING OUT! SUBMIT BY AUG 10THMAKE SOMETHING!Are you using LEGO bricks to solve everyday problems in a new awesome way? Are you building cool innovations that could change the world for the better? We want YOU to be a LEGO MAKER and share your ideas!Submit your entry no [...]
29.07.2016 11:10  (The NXT Step)     More...
The MINDSTORMS Community Partners (MCP) are at it again. The challenge this time? To imagine what type of creative combination models could be made using only parts from the LEGO MINDSTORMS (31313) set and the bright blue LEGO TECHNIC Drag Racer (42050).The ROBOT REMIX #3 is [...]
22.07.2016 14:58  (The NXT Step)     More...
We are now presenting you with the last of the 4 building instructions of RobotRemix2! In this previous post, you can view the 4 videos of the Robot Remix series 2. Now lets learn more about this transforming robot-grabber remix.The GRAB-EV3 by Guilherme Constantino"Hello my friends!I would like to share [...]
19.07.2016 02:28  (The NXT Step)     More...
If you recall, a few month ago we presented you with the 4 videos of the 2nd Robot Remix and so far 2 of those 4 remix BI's have been published here. Now for the 3rd Building Instructions of series 2 we have a great ball contraption (GBC) by Joe [...]
29.06.2016 18:15  (The NXT Step)     More...
A couple of month ago we presented you with the 4 videos of the Robot Remix series 2 and promised some building instructions. Already Mike's MONK3Y HEAD was published last week and today we are happy to present you with the EV3 version of Rock Paper Scissors! The RPS-GAM3 by [...]
03.06.2016 04:29  (The NXT Step)     More...