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Thymio, a robot to discover math and geometry!

Who is this exercice for? Elementary school (from 1st grade to 5th grade) beginning of junior High school (6th grade) What will the pupils discover?  Calculate with integers Progressivity marks Recognize and use some geometric models Move an locate an object in 2D space Goal of the exercice The pupils, in pairs, will use a Thymio[…]
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Robotics is celebrated this summer in Bordeaux!

Summer is (finally) around the corner, and with it, the usual string of fun and summery events that usually take place during that season! Two robotics events are worth being highlighted in Bordeaux this month. This weekend is the Euro Cup kickstart, and if you are in Bordeaux, why not come over Place des Quinconces,[…]
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A look back at Innorobo 2016

A look back at Innorobo 2016! For its 6th edition, the Innorobo event was hosted at the Dock de Paris. Last week, 200 exhibitors and robots from all around the world gathered in this giant futuristic and international village. On day 2, Innrobo welcomed the general public, who came to meet the robots and their[…]
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XM430 Dynamixel servomotors Beta-test

XM430 Dynamixel Beta-test New Dynamixel motors have been designed by Robotis: the XM430-210R and the XM430-350R. These ones are in the Beta-testing phase, but they seem to be promising! We had the opportunity to test them, and we are revealing to you our first impression here. The XM430 servomotors can be considered as the new[…]
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Robotics competitions

Many robotics competitions are held around the world. In a robotics competition, teams are required to perform specific tasks with remote-controlled or autonomous robots. The aims of these competitions are many and varied, and include providing forums for enthusiasts, promoting scientific and technical education, marketing a particular make of robot, setting manufacturing challenges, etc. In[…]
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Poppy: an educational robotics platform

Michel Wendling, teacher in science of engineering at the Tocqueville highschool (, Grasse, France) tried it and agreed to share with us (and you!) his first hand experience with the Poppy robot, a successful trial! WHY POPPY ..? How did you first hear about Poppy? Following the reform of the baccalauréats in engineering sciences and[…]
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ROS – Robot Operating System

What is ROS? ROS in a nutshell… As the full name of Robot Operating System suggests, ROS is an operating system for robots. In the same way as operating systems for PCs, servers or standalone devices, ROS is a full operating system for service robotics. ROS is in fact a meta-operating system, something between an[…]
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