Category Archives: Robotics

ROBOTICS 48h Game Jam in Klagenfurt

ROBOTICS 48h Game Jam Topic “Rehabilitation Robotics” November 23-25, 2016 15:30-19:00 organized by JOANNEUM RESEARCH ROBOTICS, Klagenfurt Game jam takes place in Lakeside B07, 9020 Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt DESCRIPTION As part of this year’s European Robotics Week, ROBOTICS is hosting a … Continue reading

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Making and Programming 3D-Printed Robots

MakerClub.org is a webpage offering 3D-printable designs and control software for small 3D-printable robots. By building robots from the Make Club webpage one can learn the skills to design and construct own robots. Definitely worth a visit!

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Autonomous Hexbug Spider

TheĀ  Hexbug Spider XL is an interesting toy – originally it comes as cheap remote-controlled robot, but at the same time it can be viewed as a cost efficient chassis to build an autonomous robot. There are two motors inside … Continue reading

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Hacking Amazon’s Kindle E-Book Security with Lego Mindstorms

Peter Purganthofer, associate professor at the Vienna University of Technology, built an amazing project involving an Amazon Kindle, a computer with built-in webcam and a Lego Mindstorm robot. The robot presses alternately the “next page” button on the Kindle ebook … Continue reading

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e-puck solving a maze

As a result from Rene’s and Kevin’s work, we can show a maze-solving application for an e-puck. The approach has been implemented on real hardware and tested in a simulation using Webots. To solve the task, different sensors of the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Eleventh Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems (WISES 2013)

Embedded Systems run our cars and telephones, control production lines and aircraft systems. Meeting the strong requirements regarding the cost, safety, security, size and the power consumption require new and innovative solutions. Providing flexible and configurable systems is nowadays the … Continue reading

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e-puck – toy or research platform?

An e-puck is a small differential-wheeled robot. The openness of the design makes the e-puck especially interesting for academic use. The hardware and software is under an open source license which allows for modifictaion and redistribution of the design. Besides … Continue reading

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