Personal robot for you, expertise not required
Ez-Robot from Canada has recently released a complete Do-It-Yourself (DIY) robot kit which is suitable for anyone to assemble and manipulate via an easy-to-use software. The small but versatile kit has more sensor functions than meets the eye and will surely give hours of tinkering fun.
EZ-Robot, a Canadian start-up company, has recently released a complete modular Do-It-Yourself (DIY) robot kit capable of supporting various modifications easily. The kit is suitable to all users, from typical consumers with no programming background, to the most hardcore tinkerers. Arduino and iRobot Roomba users will be glad to know that the kit also supports elements from their systems. The complete setup comprises of a Bluetooth-enabled wireless robot controller, EZ-Builder control software, tracking camera, ultrasonic distance sensor, five servos, a battery pack and other essentials.
The advantage about having this robot kit is the wide variety of modification options that are open when building from it. The fundamental components allow users to add various parts to create a robot that will look and respond the way they want. A range of tutorials for these modifications are present here, and the website also includes some famous robot characters such as Wall-E and Dalek from television show “Doctor Who”.
The kit comes at a price of US$235 though it is out of stock at the time of writing.