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August 24, 2008

Robot Design for the Masses

If you've ever dreamed of designing your own robot but you don't know anything about electronics, at least two options are available for you today:

- Qwerk, which Professor Illah Nourbakhsh of Carnegie Mellon University says will "democratize robot design for people intimidated by current techniques and parts"; and

- iRobot's Robot Development Kit -- the name says it all.

Posted by Robert at August 24, 2008 6:00 AM
category: Design & Engineering


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