Arduino-Controlled Drawing Robot

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acorv built this sweet drawing arm* with an Arduino Uno and motor shield, two steppers and a servo, Meknex building set parts, and a Nintendo DS touch screen to guide it. Also see the previous version* previous version to see how the project evolved. [via Arduino] *Google translated from Spanish. Read more »

Meet Vancouver Maker, Dan Royer

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photo by bluemollusc Vancouver Mini Maker Faire happened last month and one of the highlights for me was seeing Dan Royer’s drawbot kits on display. Dan is a member at our local hackerspace, VHS, and he’s been diligently prototyping his kits all year, with vast improvements made along the way.... Read more »

Make: Philly’s ArtBots

Our pals at Make: Philly held their latest meeting on Sept 14th. They had a speaker, world-renowned robotics Professor, Dr. Mark Yim, who’s currently a professor at Penn and formerly Stanford. Dr. Yim’s research focuses on modular reconfigurable robots and locomotion (“PolyBots”), MEMS, and batch fabrication techniques. After his talk,... Read more »

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