Category Archives: News

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 […]

Up to 70% Off for National Robotics Week!

By | April 6, 2018

National Robotics Week (RoboWeek) is organized by iRobot with the support of an Advisory Council, which recognizes robotics technology as a pillar of American innovation, highlights its growing importance in a wide variety of application areas, and emphasizes its ability to inspire technology education. Robotics is positioned to fuel a […]

Our Journey In Drone Racing – Chapter 1

By | April 2, 2018

Hi, my name is Seán Tjong! My friends and I are entering a drone competition as part of our school curriculum. We’ve decided to document our adventures in drone building and racing. We’re excited to write and share our project’s journal on RobotShop’s Blog. We will update you on a […]

IOT temperature logger with GSM transmission and 1wire sensor

By | March 26, 2018

Learn how to build your own IoT temperature logger with data uploaded to the cloud. This project uses itbrainpower.net dual SIM full-size GSM shield [a-gsmII] for data transmission (or itbrainpower.net dual SIM full-size GSM GNSS shield [b-gsmgnss]) and Dallas/Maxim 18B20 1wire temperature sensor. Required time: 30-45 minutes – hardware side 30-60 […]

How to Build a Retro Console with a Raspberry Pi and a Nespi Case

By | March 9, 2018

Do you miss the games of your childhood? What if you could build your own retro console with a Raspberry Pi and an NES-inspired case? In this very easy tutorial, we’ll teach you how to use a Raspberry PI with the Nespi case and the RetroPie OS to create your […]

How to find the right battery? Crashbotics S01E01

By | March 7, 2018

Finding the right battery for your project can be a real puzzle if you don’t know what to look for. But all you really need is to understand a few basic concepts and all the pieces will fit together. In this two-part video series, we will cover everything you need […]

BEWARE OF SCAMMERS!

By | February 15, 2018

TRANSWORLD DOES NOT SELL YOUR INFORMATION. PERIOD. It has come to our attention that our exhibitors and attendees have been receiving bogus emails offering to sell lists of TransWorld’s exhibitors and attendees. These are 100% fake. TransWorld does not sell this information to anybody – these parasitic scam companies cobble together information from past shows, websites and… Read more »

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