The second generation of robotics is now upon us, as end of line and bench robotics are becoming economically accessible, robotic integration within industry is no longer only associated with large scale production and automotive assembly lines. Pick and place single arm, multi-axis robots are more popular than ever as users see both their cost and operational benefits. Capable of working along-side humans they perform the repetitive precision work required, faster and without fault.
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Hi Twalu, robots can have many different functions which will largely dictate any design requirements, components and cost. As Dave stated, there are robotics kits available to start from, which could...
May be decide on the type of robot you wish to make.
Here is a good guide:
I'd start out small, buying a kit so that you can understand the fundamentals. Your robots can then grow as you increase your knowledge.
Take a look here for some ideas
Great write up, hopefully not long to wait for part 2
Wow! Can't wait for the finished product. Keep us informed...
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Adam Taylor, an expert in the design and development of embedded systems, creates an FPGA controlled robotic arm. Follow his project here
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Project VALOR is a master's student-led university project from The University of Southampton to design, build and test a quadruped robot with the aim to support future missions to extraterrestrial bodies such as the Moon, Mars and beyond.
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This project is mocking a GPS system on a 2d HSV camera-based technology.
This is a project is related to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and sponsored by RS Components Ltd EIE Robotic Challenge Junior 2019
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