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Handwriting robot fakes sincerity

Ah, the hand-written note. Nib and ink impressed upon paper with a characteristic style, bespeaking earnest labour and a communication bestowed with effort and time…

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Spot the robot dog, working for the clampdown

We will teach our twisted speech to the young believers We will train our blue-eyed men to be young believers [Working for the clampdown, The Clash] The world and his dog may already have seen this viral video. But let’s hope the dog doesn’t get any ideas…

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From Mindstorms to Intel Edison for low-cost Braille printer

This one is worthy of attention for a whole host of reasons. Not only is a young Gadget Master successfully punching well-above his weight, his original development of Lego’s Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit is now being used to provide a low-cost Braille printer. The BBC has reported…

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Autonomous robot responds to colour recognition

I’ve meant to flag this one for a while: a colour detecting robot based on NI hardware. To be precise, it’s an autonomous four-wheel robot that can do colour recognition in real-time, using the myRio system and LabVIEW’s Vision toolkit…

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LabVIEW gets to grips with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots

Mindstorms isn’t a stranger to long-time Gadget Master readers – we have covered it a number of times. Well, National Instruments has announced that its powerful design software, LabVIEW, is now fully compatible with LEGO Mindstorms EV3. The LabVIEW Module for LEGO Mindstorms is a free download, available for…

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