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Month: April 2015

Robotics | IoT

Game of Drones Competitors Get Free Maker Faire Tickets!

ATTENTION ALL DRONE PILOTS! Have you dreamed of drone combat? Would you like to see how your drone stacks up against the competition in a drone-to-drone fight? Now is your chance to join Game of Drones with Aerial Sports League’s Combat Games fo…

Competing robotic warehouse systems

As sales via online retailers steadily increase, so too does the speed with which customers want their …

Competing robotic warehouse systems

As sales via online retailers steadily increase, so too does the speed with which customers want their …

Warehouse robots Fetch, Freight aim to ease fulfillment burdens

Fetch Robotics on Wednesday officially introduced its robotics system for the logistics industry. Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics, had an impressive story to tell about what her company has done to support warehouse work.

Tips and Tricks: Using Windows 10 IoT Core for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft has officially opened access Windows 10 support for the Raspberry Pi 2 as of last night — coming through on their February announcement that they’d be offering the OS for the diminutive computer. With the installed release, you can …

Save the date: ROSCon 2015 will be in Hamburg, Germany October 3rd and 4th

We’re pleased to announce that we will be hosting ROSCon 2015 October 3rd and 4th in Hamburg Germany, immediately following IROS. ROSCon 2015 will be a chance for ROS developers of all levels, beginner to expert, to spend an extraordinary…

Do You Really Own Your 3D Printer?

Our good friend Michael Weinberg haw written us to let us all know about one of the current fights to keep 3D printing free and open. Read below and add your voice to the current issue. The Time is Now to Help to Unlock 3D Printers The Copyright Office…

Engineers introduce rehab robot HARMONY

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a first-of-its kind, two-armed, robotic rehabilitation exoskeleton that could provide a new method of high-quality, data-driven therapy to patients su…

Moore’s Law Milestones

As the stakes got higher and higher, semiconductor specialists performed the near impossible to keep the winning streak alive

Turn Your Dremel Tool into a Plastic Welder!

Several years ago, Make: contributor Matt Griffin and I were hanging out and he started enthusiastically telling me about a technique for friction welding plastic that he’d just discovered. He had learned about it in a video from the awesome Fran…