Robotics Technology

We’ve talked about bicore nervous net BEAM circuits in the pages of MAKE. This two motor walker uses four “neurons” in its brain and is therefore called a quadcore. It’s basically two linked, oscillating signals that create a four-legged walking gate over the two motors. Two photodiodes make the walker light-seeking (or.. um .. shadow avoiding).

2 motor 4 leg shadow avoiding quadracore – [via] Link

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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