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Robotics is becoming more accessible for many people, but the complexities of legged robots mean they remain beyond the reach of most consumers. The complex mechanics, electronics and code algorithms make these robots much more difficult to simply get working. Four legged robots are especially difficult, they might seem very stable but simply lifting a leg up can cause the robot to fall.

QuadBot is an open-source, 3D printed robot that aims to change this.

Support a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund Root: the coding robot for all ages.

by   -   August 8, 2016

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Update: Only 4 days left to crowdfund Marty! They are over 70% towards reaching their goal! 

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UPDATE: Only 7 days left to back Sweep! They are now almost 80% funded.

Erle-Spider is a drone with legs powered by Canonical’s new distribution for robots and IoT devices: Snappy Ubuntu Core. This computer with legs uses the Robot Operating System (ROS), and has been unleashed by Erle Robotics, a spanish startup focused on creating artificial brains for robots and drones. Now crowdfunding on Indiegogo.

Flying Fotokite close up
Flying Fotokite close up

Zurich-based robotics company Perspective Robotics this week unveils Fotokite Phi, their first consumer targeted, affordable, accessible, tethered flying camera. The Fotokite Phi is available now for pre-order on Indiegogo for $349 USD.

by   -   June 4, 2015

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Thymio is a playful robot designed to help children discover programming, motors, light and motion sensors, and ultimately, logical and inventive thinking – right out of the box. Earlier versions of Thymio are already in use at home or school by tens of thousands of children worldwide. Now Thymio’s development team is crowdfunding to bring you a wireless version of this loveable educational robot. 

by and   -   February 17, 2015

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UPDATE 30/27/15 Thanks to all our supporters – especially our partner, Robohub! We surpassed our funding goal with time to spare! Now with just days remaining, we are hoping to reach our stretch goal (unlocked at $25,000). We will be offering backers a choice of 5 colors for all 3D printed parts. We can’t wait to get ORIGIBOTs into the hands of many users and get our community going. Remember: ORIGIBOT’s potential is almost limitless due to our use of standard components including Arduino and android – users can add sensors, modify code, and create their own apps for increased functionality.

by   -   November 10, 2014

At Maker Club, we make 3D printed robotics projects that teach electronics, programming and CAD design. Every project is remote controlled using our Arduino-based bluetooth chip, the MakerConnect, and our iOS and Android apps. Check out our Indiegogo campaign!





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April 17, 2017


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