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Omniwheel from Rotacaster

Holonomic robots are cool. They move in any direction, they rotate on the spot, they even move while rotating. These unique capabilities of holonomic robots make them very well suited for operating in tight spaces. But holonomic robots are also fun to play with and look at as they move gracefully over... Read more »

Aswin Bouwmeester's holonomic Mindstorms robot, programmed with LeJOS.

Today, the team behind LeJOS — the Java operating system for Legos — released a beta edition of their software for Mindstorms EV3. LeJOS has been around since 2000, when Jose Solozano first built the open-source Java-based software for Mindstorms RCX; it’s one of several software replacement systems for Mindstorms,... Read more »

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“Venture math is a harsh mistress.” From the editors of MAKE magazine, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and market trends. Please send items to us at makerpro@makermedia.com. Are you... Read more »

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Modern light painters have developed a rich variety of original tools and methods to create their art. Read more »

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This gyro-accelerometer-compass sensor is just what your Mindstorms robot needs to keep itself pointed in the right direction. Read more »

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Learn this simple hack to start adding your own sensors to the your Mindstorms system. Read more »

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Google engineer Eric Schaepler has a passion for antique display technologies. Read more »