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The commercial forces driving robotic development

I'm sure you've heard the news.  Or seen the video.

The future of robotics is the mailman.

Wired had this article on the subject, and Amazon trolled Charlie Rose into presenting their delivery drone as the real thing.

Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC) Oct. 11-13, New York

The Drones and Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC) is happening next month: droneconference.org Will be

Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC) Oct. 11-13, New York

Anyone going to be in NYC in October? NYU is putting on a conference on drones and aerial robotics (DARC) https://droneconference.org/

 

Mini Robotic Ant Farm

I have started the build of the first Drone prototype for my little ant farm project. I plan on building around 4 Drones and a Builder.

 


1. The Drones:

Chassis:

The Drones will be as simple as possible, using TH components, as is hard to prototype with SMD. A double sided, plated holes prototyping board will be used as the chassis. The board is 38mm x 38mm and it can get smaller only if I use a smaller battery.

Power: