This week has been al about the HR-OS1. We're all working really hard to get the first 50 kits out, so we've been doing an insane amount of work on top of our normal fare.
A couple weeks after the...
04 Mar 2015
LIDAR Lite + InterbotiX Robot Turret Room Mapper
Last week I finished some preliminary tests with the LIDAR Lite from Pulsed Light . The LIDAR Lite is a laser based distance sensor that can measure distance from 0-40m with 2.5cm accuracy. And it's...
06 Jan 2015
Inductive Charge Growler Lamp
A few of my friends had a blind gift exchange for the holidays, with a $20 limit. I waited until pretty much the last minute to come up with my gift, so Amazon was pretty much out of the question. I...
07 Dec 2014
Teensy Teensy Teensy!
Not too much to report this weekend. While helping out a friend I've been playing with the Teensy 3.1 to drive NeoPixels. The Teensy is really a pleasure to work with for prototyping. It's small,...
13 Nov 2014
Arm Link is Live!
Over the next week I'll be rolling out all the links and announcements of the Arm Link Software! I've been developing this software for Trossen Robotics for quite some time now and am really happy...
17 Jun 2014
DynaPose : Posing DYNAMIXEL servos with the ArbotiX
Over the weekend I started working on another pet project I've been thinking about for a while, the DynaPose firmware. This firmware is much like Pypose only everything is handled on board the...
14 May 2014
Interfacing a PhantomX Hexapod with my IR Sonic Screwdriver via a little IR receiver. More details soon.
14 Mar 2014
Using the Phoenix Code on the Hexapod Crawler
I love the PhantomX Hexapod and the stock NUKE IK engine. It's easy to use, elegant, and low on processing requirements. But if you want some life-like gaits and movements, the Phoenix Code is the...
14 Feb 2014
DYNAMIXEL Pro Accuracy Test
A quick little video showing off the impressive DYNAMIXEL PRO H54-100. It's quite a motor!
13 Feb 2014
Leashing your PhantomX Crawler's Potential
For a long time I've been trying to come up with a reliable way to have one of our PhantomX Hexapods follow me around autonomously. The dream would be to have some kind of cheap/easy/effective way to track...