robots

open source robotics
Meet Ellie, a six week old robot weighing 100 lbs who can launch a two foot diameter exercise ball over 10 feet in the air! Ellie even has eyes: a webcam fitted to the front of her chassis that uses code written in Python running on a Raspberry Pi to process images. Ellie’s main code is written in... Read more
7 comments Posted 19 Mar 2014 by Lauren Egts Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news for your reading pleasure. January 6-10, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, you'll learn about some new partnerships that could lead to some new open source tech. Here's what we found:
0 comments Posted 10 Jan 2014 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
Robots deliver apples to teachers at school
Maker Machine is a mobile makerspace that brings 3D printers, DIY robotics, and interactive art to primary schools, libraries, museums and youth clubs. The project is currently fundraising for a tour of Australia to bring our workshop to schools around the country. Started by myself and Sam... Read more
1 comment Posted 27 Jun 2013 by Jethro Pugh Feed
A few folks from Red Hat's video team had the opportunity last summer to attend the first Open Video Conference in New York. We met some inspiring, open minded, and highly motived people and even got the chance to talk to a few of them on camera. (You know, just doing our job.) One person that we... Read more
2 comments Posted 3 Feb 2010 by Colby Hoke (Red Hat) Feed
Interested in expanding the open source robotics community or exploring new applications for personal robots? "Willow Garage invites proposals from research organizations interested in using the PR2 to accelerate robotics research, drive open source robotics development, and contribute to the open... Read more
0 comments Posted 19 Jan 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed