Here is the final bits and bytes of our National Robotics Week coverage, with photos from the Robot Block Party at the Museum of Science in Boston.
VGo robot provides a great telepresense solution for highschool students.
giant robot arm.
UMass Lowell's robotics lab.
Myomo is a robot for teaching people how to move, this helps with recovery after a stroke.
MakeIt Labs was showing off some of the things they built at their workshop.
Boston Engineering has robofish.
Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach presented some great Lego NXT and Tetrix based robots. The are working diligently to improve the LabVIEW experience when programming the NXT brick.
Unlike their rivals who were unable to attend, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences had a great presence at the party and helped raise awareness of academic robotics research in Boston. Professor Robert Wood’s Microrobotics Lab presented their work building RoboBees.
robotics merit badges delivered by an iRobot SUGV.
We will back in Boston in the near future for more field reporting. If you are near Boston or New York and your company, research lab or hacker space would like to show off your robots, send us an email to arrange a visit!