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pinoccio

The Pinoccio project is an Internet of Things toolkit that recently passed their fundraising goal on Indiegogo (with 8 days left). They’ve posted an interesting project: a Web Rover robot that you can control from thousands of miles away over the web.

Plans and code are available on their website, and there’s a video of the Web Rover in action on Vimeo.

Pinoccio’s Web Rover – Internet of Things demo from Sally “Fixpert” Carson on Vimeo.

Shawn Wallace

Shawn Wallace

Shawn Wallace is a MAKE contributor, artist, programmer, and editor living in Providence, R.I. He designs open hardware kits at Modern Device and organized the Fab Academy at the Providence Fab Lab. He makes iPhone synthesizers with the Fluxama collective and is a member of the SMT Computing Society.


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  1. Derek says:

    I was excited to see this project on display at the Las Vegas mini Maker Faire. The web-controlled robot is a great demo, and I think it shows the flexibility of the platform. By abstracting the communication between units, these tiny boards will save a ton of development time and make web-enabled projects approachable for beginners. Well done, Eric and Sally.