Behind the Scenes: Motion Tracking Robot Controller at Maker Faire 2011

On November 15th Elliott posted a blog on the The Motion Tracking Robot Controller.  I was fortunate enough to work on this project and host an interactive demo of it at Maker Faire 2011 in New York this last Fall.  You can see what the installation looked like in the second half of this video:…

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Announcing Robotics Developer Studio 4 Beta 2

A new release of Robotics Developer Studio 4 Beta 2 is now available that is an update to the Beta released in September at Maker Faire in New York. This new Beta 2 version includes the following: Support for the Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2 DSS Log Analyzer Structured Logging Improved Obstacle Avoidance Service…

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What is a Household Robot?

    When presented with that question, most people don’t ask for clarification. They intuitively know what the question means, even children do. And then, after naming one or two examples that invariably include a robot tidying up a house one way or another – people often stumble. Children, with their less constrained imagination, dream up …

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