I got the EZ-Robot kit. Can the EZ-Robot board operate independently of the computer after programming it? Which motor driver should I buy for wheelchair motors? Are the servos from Vex Robotics Kit compatible with EZ-Robot? They either run too slow or don't run at all. What's the maximum voltage of the power supply that is plugged into the EZ-Robot board? I am hearing-impaired so please add captioning to tutorial videos. I also have Arduino Uno board that came with Ultimate Microcontroller Pack.
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I'm another one with hearing loss but I have had an awesome time with redirecting the audio output of computer through Bluetooth.
I have phonack hearing aids with their i-com Bluetooth connector.
This allows me to connect up to 8 devices. Of course my Google enabled Android phone is one of them, but my computer and it's EZ-Robot is the other.
Only issue is that when I have to explain why I am sometimes distracted saying I am listening to the voices in my head does get me a few strange looks... lol.
Frubber materials (Hanson's patent pending) are
used requiring less than 10-W and that is
significantly less power than any previous robot
skin materials [Hanson et al 2005]. Frubber is a
structured porosity elastomer, with cellular structure
designed mechanically to lower the needed forces
and increase expressivity. The reductions in power
requirements may make Frubber an ideal candidate
for EAP actuation [Hanson, 2004]. The similarity of
Frubber to human soft tissues enables new bioinspired
approaches, which could greatly benefit
from the incorporation of EAP artificial muscles
[Hanson and White, 2004]. Actuators, sensors, and
other devices can be precisely positioned and
embedded in the Frubber material, a concept HRI is
developing with the microactuator group of
University of Texas at Arlington (UTA)
Automation and Robotics Research Institute
by doing that, it acts like real muscles.