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Hack “My Keepon” With an Arduino Brain

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It’s alive! Hack your My Keepon toy into a low-cost animatronic puppet with many of the same functions as Keepon Pro. We'll show you how to connect an Arduino to My Keepon’s electronics, so you can control it using just about any sensors, devices, and interfaces you can imagine, wired... Read more »

Spazzi: A Solenoid Powered Dancebot

At BeatBots, we believe that dancing is one of the most worthwhile occupations a robot can have. We like making cute characters move in interesting ways, and as you’ll see, this doesn’t require expensive components or complicated programming. For Spazzi here, we decided to forego the rotational motors (servos and... Read more »