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TurtleBot 2i: New Chassis, Robot Arm Support, Intel Joule

The TurtleBot 2i, a modular ROS-based robot powered by Intel Joule, enables the development of next-gen advanced robots.
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TurtleBot 2i: New Chassis, Robot Arm Support, Intel Joule
By Steve Crowe · 24 April, 2017 • The TurtleBot 2i, a modular ROS-based robot powered by Intel Joule, enables the development of next-gen advanced robots.
Google Cartographer SLAM Library Now Open-Source
By RT Staff · 7 October, 2016 • Google wants to democratize the development of SLAM technology by releasing an open-source version of its Cartographer mapping library.
Intel Euclid Makes Robots Smarter Than Sideshow Gimmick
By Oliver Mitchell · 22 August, 2016 • Intel's Euclid is more than just a fancy camera. It's the evolution of decades of development around the most critical piece of the robotic equation: the software.
UC Davis Releases Free Tools for Teaching Robotics
By RT Staff · 15 October, 2015 • The University of California, Davis has released free robotics and computing tools for teachers, including the RoboBlockly web-based simulator that uses a simple puzzle-piece interface to program virtual Linkbot and Lego robots. Constructing programs with blocks also generates code that can control real robots.
Win a Vortex Open-Source Robot
By RT Staff · 1 September, 2015 • The Vortex robot from DFRobot is designed to make learning robotics fun for children. We're giving one away as kids are heading back to school. Enter today.
4 Reasons Programming Robots is Difficult
By Jason Ernst · 21 August, 2015 • Initiative such as the Robot Operation System and OpenCV are making it easier to program robots, there is a need for standard methods for connecting sensors, motors, actuators, cameras and other components to robots. The state of robotics software is somewhat like computers before “plug-and-play” was invented.
Vortex Open-Source Robot Teaches Kids How to Code
By Steve Crowe · 14 July, 2015 • The Vortex robot from DFRobot joins the growing field of interactive toys that teach kids how to program. Vortex comes pre-loaded with a number of games, but the hope is kids will want to learn how to make Vortex do more with custom programming.
DARPA’s Gill Pratt: Cloud Robotics Next Big Thing
By RT Staff · 15 June, 2015 • Dr. Gill Pratt, the man behind the DARPA Robotics Challenge, discusses what's next for robotics and how robots will soon learn from each other.
Win a $400 EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 1 June, 2015 • Robotics Trends has partnered with EZ-Robot to give away an EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Kit - a $400 value. The EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Platform is a customizable planetary rover styled robot platform with 13 female EZ-Bit connections for additional EZ-Bits.
EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 21 May, 2015 • The EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Platform is a customizable planetary rover styled robot platform with 13 female EZ-Bit connections for additional EZ-Bits.
JD Humanoid Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • JD is a fully functional humanoid robot from EZ-Robot designed for functions such as interacting with human tools and environments, experimental purposes, and more.
Six Hexapod Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • The Six Hexapod from EZ-Robot is a creative robot kit that walks on six legs and has 12 degrees of freedom
STEM Education Gets Boost from RobotsLAB
By Henry Lenard · 1 January, 2015 • Drones, 3D printing and rovers for the classroom combined

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