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Six Hexapod Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • The Six Hexapod from EZ-Robot is a creative robot kit that walks on six legs and has 12 degrees of freedom
App-Controlled Robot Arm Gives Boy, 9, New Hope
By Steve Crowe · 1 May, 2015 • A young boy often bullied over a disability is given new hope with a robotic arm that can be customized via smartphone.
New Tools Make Robot Programming Fun for Kids
By Aaron Dubrow, The National Science Foundation · 24 April, 2015 • New cyberlearning tools are making programming robots fun for kids, and it can all be done without requiring screen time from PCs, tablets or smartphones.
Tony Stark Delivers Working Iron Man Robot Arm to 7-Year-Old Boy
By Steve Crowe · 13 March, 2015 • Seven-year-old Alex, a huge Iron Man fan, was born with a partially developed right arm. Well, his favorite superhero showed up to give him a working Iron Man bionic limb.
Will this Robot Survive Being Pummeled by Dodgeballs?
By Steve Crowe · 12 March, 2015 • Students at Oregon State University's Dynamic Robotics Laboratory wanted to see if it's ATRIAS robot could withstand being bombarded by dodgeballs.
Watch This Robot Dance Like Michael Jackson
By Steve Crowe · 6 March, 2015 • Who's a better dancer: Michael Jackson or this robot that dances like the King of Pop?
FAA Bans Drones from Delivering Your Packages
By Steve Crowe · 16 February, 2015 • New laws proposed by the FAA require drones to remain in the operator's line of sight, which effectively bans drone delivery services like Amazon Prime Air and others.
The Best Robots of CES 2015
By RT Staff · 15 January, 2015 • You couldn't escape the robots at CES 2015. Drones, robot toys and humanoids were the talk of Las Vegas. Here are our picks for the best robots of CES 2015.
Ozobot Bit Uses Google Blockly to Make Programming Fun
By Steve Crowe · 9 January, 2015 • Ozobot Bit is basically identical to the original Ozobot, but adds in Google's Blockly coding editor, allowing kids to expand their coding know-how by seeing the results unfold in front of them.
ROBOTIS Darwin-Mini Humanoid Robot
By RT Staff · 2 January, 2015 • The ROBOTIS Darwin-Mini Humanoid Robot is a robot kit with an open source embedded board. The Darwin-Mini app uses button, gesture, voice recognition and messenger to control or change movements. Its parts are also 3D printable.
STEM Education Gets Boost from RobotsLAB
By Henry Lenard · 1 January, 2015 • Drones, 3D printing and rovers for the classroom combined
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics Kit
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 (US Version) is a programmable robotics kit that gives you the power to build and program your own robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine.
OWI Robotic Arm Edge
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The Robotic Arm Edge from OWI is loaded with capabilities: command the gripper to open and close, wrist motion of 120 degrees, an extensive elbow range of 300 degrees, base rotation of 270 degrees, base motion of 180 degrees, vertical reach of 15 inches, horizontal reach of 12.6 inches, and lifting capacity of 100g.
OWI 3-in-1 All Terrain Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The OWI 3-in-1 All Terrain Robot is a multi-function tracked mobile robotics kit that kids build themselves. Use different track modules and make your robot transform into three variations: the forklift, rover and grippe
Birdbrain Technologies Hummingbird Duo Robotics Kit
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The Hummingbird Duo is "a robotics kit for ages 10 to 110.” The Hummingbird Duo is essentially two boards in one, operating as either an original Hummingbird controller or as an Arduino Leonardo with an integrated motor/servo shield and improved connectors.

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