beambots

Revisiting the Beetlebot, a Bot with No Brains but Lots of Spirit

Build the Beetlebot, a robot made from little more than spare parts, that can navigate a space, delight children, and terrify house pets

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5 Impressive Robotics Projects You Don’t Want to Miss

A few of our favorite robotics builds from the Make: archives.

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Mobile Breadboards for Nervous Network Sensor Integration

Mark Tilden, Robotics Physicist and father of BEAM robotics, builds simple robots capable of complex behaviors, and sets them loose in his house. His latest is the “Huey” line of experimental rovers for studying long term home survival.

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Build a Fun Solar Roller or Symet BEAM Bot This Weekend

Inspired by nature and driven by solar light, BEAM Solar Chariots are both simple and fun to build – and move all on their own!

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Rock ’em Sock ’em Robot Rock Climbers Game Cabinet

Jeff Highsmith, who works for REI, built this wonderful servomechanical arcade game (called Peak 97) as part of “a series of automatons and robotic effigies of my coworkers.”

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