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How to Bring Quality STEM Education to All
MIT hosts a discussion on scaling STEM education through the use of technology. During the "Scaling STEM," MIT says its mission is to make education scalable, adaptable, and attainable to a wide variety of people around the world.
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10 Great Robots for Beginners
If you are a beginner at robotics and want to take your interest further, we've rounded up the top 10 best robots that are great for a head-start.
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10 Best Educational Robot Kits
A look at 10 of the most popular robot kits that make it easier and more fun for kids to learn about programming and robotics.
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Win a Vortex Open-Source Robot
The Vortex robot from DFRobot is designed to make learning robotics fun for children. We're giving one away as kids are heading back to school. Enter today.
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Superhero-Inspired Robot Hand Wins James Dyson Award
Open Bionics, maker of a 3D-printed robotic hand that can be made faster and at a lower cost than current alternatives, has won the 2015 James Dyson Award in the UK.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Education · Robot Arms
4 Reasons Programming Robots is Difficult
Initiative such as the Robot Operation System and OpenCV are making it easier to program robots, there is a need for standard methods for connecting sensors, motors, actuators, cameras and other components to robots. The state of robotics software is somewhat like computers before “plug-and-play” was invented.
Education · Robot Software
Transwheel Robots an Alternative to Amazon Delivery Drones
Transwheel robots look like unicycles, using one self-balancing wheel and a robotic arm to pick up and carry packages. The electric robot could work alone to deliver small packages or in a group to deliver large packages.
Robot Fun · Drones · Education · Mobile Robots
Factory Robot Kills Worker in India
Twenty-four-year-old Ramji La was reportedly stabbed and electrocuted while adjusting a metal sheet being welded by a robotic arm at a car parts factory in India. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Education · Robot Arms
MIT ‘Beerbots’ Fetch Beers While You Sit on the Couch
MIT's Beerbots show off improved planning algorithms for handling uncertainty as three robots collaborate to deliver drinks.
Education · Mobile Robots
10 Most Funded Robots Ever on Indiegogo
More robots are launching on crowdfunding websites such as Indiegogo. We compiled the 10 most successfully funded robots on Indiegogo, including drones, 3D printers, and more.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Drones · 3D Printers · Education · Robot Kits
How Robotics is Impacting Education
Over the next five years, STEM education will have an even bigger impact on the knowledge structure for innovation, spurring the next generation of innovators. As STEM courses become core curriculum, robots will serve as the central force.
Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Education
Can Sphero SPRK a Youth Movement in Robotics?
Sphero SPRK is designed to inspire tomorrow’s inventors and innovators. Powered by a new app experience, kids give their robot the orders with visual blocks representing code.
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Get This ARDX Arduino Starter Kit & Course Bundle for 85% Off
The ARDX Arduino Starter Kit, which allows users to tackle 13 projects with a complete beginner's guide, is on sale for $75.99 or savings of $520.
Education · Robot Kits
Vortex Open-Source Robot Teaches Kids How to Code
The Vortex robot from DFRobot joins the growing field of interactive toys that teach kids how to program. Vortex comes pre-loaded with a number of games, but the hope is kids will want to learn how to make Vortex do more with custom programming.
Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Education · Robot Software
DARPA’s Gill Pratt: Cloud Robotics Next Big Thing
Dr. Gill Pratt, the man behind the DARPA Robotics Challenge, discusses what's next for robotics and how robots will soon learn from each other.
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