Category Archives: News

Our Journey In Drone Racing – Final Chapter

By | June 7, 2018

Hello everyone, Seán here as usual. This is the third and final chapter of me and my team’s rollercoaster of a ride to build, fly and compete in drone racing (click to read the first and second chapter). It has now been about a week after the national finals of Syndic8. […]

Interview with Hollywood Producer Amy Kim – Robots in Movies

By | June 4, 2018

Earlier this year, we had the pleasure to collaborate with Daphne & Velma by providing 3 Lynxmotion Phoenix Hexapods. We’re super excited to see the movie released earlier this month, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to share with you our interview with the movie’s producer Amy Kim. Amy will […]

Saildrone Obtains $60M in Series B Funding

By | May 28, 2018

Congratulations to Saildrone which have just raised $60 million in series B funding (May 2018) to continue development and deployment of their autonomous sailing robot. Saildrone, which launched commercially in 2016, has as its current mission is to build and deploy a fleet of 1,000 fully autonomous ocean-capable vessels.

Our Journey In Drone Racing – Chapter 2

By | May 22, 2018

Hi, this is Seán again. So it has been a while since the first post of our journey in drone racing and a lot has happened since then. The national competition will be on the 15th of May (only 5 days away from when I’m writing this. Yikes!). So let’s […]

Is the Future of Agriculture in Robotics?

By | May 17, 2018

Every single day we are reminded that the robot revolution is moving forward. From autonomous vehicles to automated cashier, the robots are taking a larger and larger place in our daily lives. And while our attention has been focused on robots in manufacturing industries, there’s one vital field of activity […]

M.I.T.’s Rapid Liquid Printer

By | May 11, 2018

Rapid Liquid Printing, a new process developed by M.I.T.’s Self Assembly Lab and Steelcase, is a new process which uses gel to suspend the material being printed. There are no limits on size and the process is touted as being considerably faster than existing 3D printing methods.

          

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How to Make an Internet-Connected Lock: The GO-Lock

By | May 7, 2018

We had the pleasure to sponsor a very interesting school project that targeted a real-world problem. These two smart students developped their own connected lock and are sharing today the story of their project. Who are we? We are Nathan Hampton and Quinn Sulejmani. Two Engineering Design and Development students at […]

Interview with TheBrickWall, LEGO geniuses

By | April 30, 2018

You may have probably stumbled upon one of their videos depicting some incredibly ingenious concepts of Lego builds. From Zambonis to hay-balers, their YouTube channel has gathered over 13 million views in less than 3 years. Their latest invention, a LEGO brick picker called “Rumba”, caught our eye and so we […]

How I Built a RC Star Wars Tie Fighter

By | April 24, 2018

What do you do with two wheelchair motors, a welder, and a desire to learn robotics? You build a freakin’ Tie Fighter. At least, that’s what Allan Carver does. Allan is one of our loyal customers and is sharing with us some details about his latest project that went viral […]

Have you met Sophia, the first robot to receive citizenship?

By | April 19, 2018

You may or may not have heard, but the world saw the first robot obtain citizenship last fall. Although this was a historic milestone in the history of robots, it hasn’t come without its lot of controversies (both about the citizenship and the praise for the robot). This left many a […]

The Arduino Cookbook Review

By | April 17, 2018

Arduino is a 15 years old brand and I believe that nowadays everyone with minor interests in technology may be owning one of these microcontroller boards. But how many of you are actually using it or have ever made a useful project with it? Sometimes the Arduino is abandoned on a […]