Arduino-Compatible 4-in-1 DrawBot Decorates Walls, Floors, Eggs, and More

mScara

Makeblock, a Shenzhen-based open source hardware company, has raised almost double their goal on their Kickstarter campaign¬†for the mDrawBot, a¬†4-in-1 drawing robot kit that can be assembled into 4 different drawing robots: mScara, mCar, mSpider and mEggBot. The four different configurations give you the choice between a drawing arm that... Read more »

Arduino-Controlled Drawing Robot

P1090848

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 »

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 »

Spiderbot learns to draw

We’ve blogged before about Matt Denton’s amazing spiderbot hexapod. Here he’s outfitted it with a pen and turned it into a programmable drawbot. Hexapod Robot CNC Router [via] Related: Stunning Spiderbot Read more »