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11.20.12
Willow Garage talks TurtleBot 2 (video)
11.20.12

Willow Garage talks TurtleBot 2 (video)

Want to try out ROS (Robot Operating System) on an official Willow Garage product, but don't have...

By B. Heater,   11.20.12
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07.05.11
Qbo, the open-source robot, interacts with people, makes adorable mistakes (video)
07.05.11

Qbo, the open-source robot, interacts with people, makes adorable mistakes (video)

A while back we got a detailed look at the innards of Qbo, TheCorpora's open-source robot. But we ha...

By J. Hicks,   07.05.11
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05.04.11
POLYRO humanoid robot can be built by you, looks more like K-9 than C-3PO
05.04.11

POLYRO humanoid robot can be built by you, looks more like K-9 than C-3PO

It may bear closer resemblance to an upright dog than a human (check out those ears!), but POLYRO h...

By Z. Honig,   05.04.11
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04.21.11
BiliBot combines Kinect, iRobot Create and gripper arm for affordable ROS fun (video)
04.21.11

BiliBot combines Kinect, iRobot Create and gripper arm for affordable ROS fun (video)

The Personal Robotics Group at MIT may have already strapped a Kinect to a iRobot Create, but BiliB...

By T. O'Brien,   04.21.11
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02.19.11
Meka's M-1 Mobile Manipulator, a cuter Cody the spit bath robot (video)
02.19.11

Meka's M-1 Mobile Manipulator, a cuter Cody the spit bath robot (video)

Remember Cody? The robot from Georgia Tech designed to give spit baths to the elderly and crippled?...

By C. Trout,   02.19.11
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01.28.11
Kinect Hacks: Doodle Synthesizer
01.28.11

Kinect Hacks: Doodle Synthesizer

Clearly tired of waiting for Lionhead to put its Milo wizardry to good use, Kinect hacker "roboczar...

By B. Gilbert,   01.28.11
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01.03.11
DIY telepresence robot uses PrimeSense Kinect drivers for extremely awkward push-ups (video)
01.03.11

DIY telepresence robot uses PrimeSense Kinect drivers for extremely awkward push-ups (video)

From enhancing your WoW game to putting you in Tom Hanks's shoes, DIYers the world o'er really do s...

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12.15.10
PrimeSense's OpenNI provides the best Kinect drivers yet, from someone who would know
12.15.10

PrimeSense's OpenNI provides the best Kinect drivers yet, from someone who would know

We've been so wrapped up in Kinect hacks lately that we actually missed a Kinect non-hack that emer...

By P. Miller,   12.15.10
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11.17.10
Kinect sensor bolted to an iRobot Create, starts looking for trouble
11.17.10

Kinect sensor bolted to an iRobot Create, starts looking for trouble

While there have already been a lot of great proof-of-concepts for the Kinect, what we're really ex...

By P. Miller,   11.17.10
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