Robot Sightings: Electro Revisited, Robotic Christmas Tree, Twitchie Robots, and more…
What's going on today in my crazy robot world?
- 22:27 When your combat robot has to peek over a wall what could be better than a telescoping zipper mast (tinyurl.com/zipermast-robot)
- 23:28 Electro, the world's first robot celebrity, is reborn (tinyurl.com/electro-robot-returns).
- 06:24 Instructables has a useful article on interfacing a Wii nunchuck with your robot (tinyurl.com/wii-nunchuck-robot-control)
- 08:47 Only a dedicated robot geek would spend 4 years and $$$ creating a cool robotic Christmas tree. (tinyurl.com/robotic-christmas-tree)
- 08:52 UK Robo-One style robot interest is growing rapidly with the next major event coming up in June (tinyurl.com/uk-robo-ones-event)
- 09:08 The Twitchie robot concept is simple and straight forward, but the results can be pretty spooky. (tinyurl.com/twitchie-robot)
- 09:12 The Twitchie robot kit is open source, multi-purpose, entry level, and totally "pathos-o-matic"! (tinyurl.com/what-is-twitchie)
- 11:08 Batteries are a key limiting factor for practical robotics. The new Honda/GS Yuasa JV might help. (tinyurl.com/battery-jointventure)
- 11:16 The ZMP car robot (tinyurl.com/zmp-car-robot) looks interesting, but the SRV-1 (tinyurl.com/surveyor-robot) looks even better.