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"I build robots" Hoodie

"I build robots" Hoodie

This heavy hooded sweatshirt is perfect for robot builders. The material mix of cotton and polyester provides warmth...
NMS Faux Odometry by Synthiam
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NMS Faux Odometry

Generate estimated pose odometry based on the travel distance of the movement manager.

The Testbot by Rich
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By Rich

The Testbot

So my second EZ-Kit turns up and rather than start a strip down of Wall-E or Omnibot like I had planned I decided to build Testbot. Testbot...

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DJ's First Live Robot Hack

DJs First Live Robot Hack

In this archived video, he gives a tour of the facility and discovers Build-a-bear costumes fit the EZ-Robot JD Humanoid perfectly! The hack he performs is on a Playskool...
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NABU Unboxing And Setup

NABU Unboxing And Setup

When DJ came back to Calgary he brought a surprise with him. Its a new-in-box NABU from the 80s just for me! Im a lucky man! *love* I am going to unbox it, set it up, and...
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DJ's Test Bots (Turtlebot 3, And K-8)

DJs Test Bots (Turtlebot 3, And K-8)

I will be upgrading my test robots with single-board computers (SBCs). Ill be adding the Intel Up Board and Rock Pi/x to each of the robots. The...
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DJ's 6Th Live Hack Event (Raspberry Pi & Neopixel With Arduino)

DJs 6Th Live Hack Event (Raspberry Pi & Neopixel With Arduino)

In this 6th installment of DJs Live Hack Events, well be installing EZ-Builder on a Raspberry...
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1983 Robot Magazines Show Robots Haven't Changed

1983 Robot Magazines Show Robots Havent Changed

Take a trip with us into the past down memory lane - or - aka the time before now! We spend 3 and a half hours browsing 3...
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6 Foot JD Live Hack....Run For Your Lives!

6 Foot JD Live Hack....Run For Your Lives!

6 Foot JD Live Hack Change of plans ladies and gentlemen! Astro Boy is being benched for a little bit while I work on an extraordinary...
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MIP Robot Live Hack

MIP Robot Live Hack

Onto another project! This simple hack is one I wanted to show off for a while. Now that DJ Sures has graciously added new functionality to the ARC software to work with the new and...
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D-0 Droid Live Hack Part 2

D-0 Droid Live Hack Part 2

May the 4th is tomorrow so Im gonna have to finish D-0 at the last minute! Join me as I scramble to complete him, and rant about Michael Bay some more :D D-0 is a...
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D-0 Droid Live Hack

D-0 Droid Live Hack

Well, well, well look at me, so many unfinished hacks and Im starting another one! In my defense, May the 4th is coming up and I need to do something Star Wars related, right? Right!...
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Robot Learn A New Object

Robot Learn A New Object

Ill be using the camera and speech recognition to instruct the robot to learn a new object. Ill demonstrate how new objects can be taught and recognized. Well probably use...
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DJ's K8 Intel Realsense & Navigation

DJs K8 Intel Realsense & Navigation

Were going to play with the new robot that I have been re-building. Added the Rock Pi/x, Intel Realsense T265 & D435i, and the Sabertooth with...
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Drifting Robot Live Hack

Drifting Robot Live Hack

Ive always wanted to make a robot with mecanum wheels, and as I was shopping the other day I stumbled across a low-cost RC car with some on it! What a perfect thing to...