Alice Pieuchot

Control a Dynamixel servomotor from a PC via Bluetooth

With this tutorial, you will learn how to easily control your Robotis Dynamixel servomotors from your computer thanks to a Bluetooth connection. This makes it easy to perform your tests and saves you from annoying cable connections. Required hardware 12V/5A power supply. BT-410 Dongle module. BT-410 Slave module. Dynamixel servomotor (here an MX-28). OpenCM9.04. OpenCM485[…]
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Construis une manette de jeu tapis avec Makey Makey !

Build a gamepad mat with Makey Makey!

In this activity, you will build a giant gamepad, which you will control standing, with your feet! A fun way to do a bit of exercice! Age range: 11-16 years (with the help of an adult for the youngest) Difficulty : medium Duration: 120 minutes Materials: A Makey Makey kit (board + alligator clips) A[…]
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Get into Light Painting with Thymio!

What are you going to do in this activity? Ever heard of light painting? You may have seen pictures taken with the light painting technique. These are photos taken at night, on which you can see nice streaks of light (usually car headlights or stars). 2 examples of light painting Age range: 7-16 years (accompanied[…]
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Create a hand-washing timer Cubelets!

What are you going to do in this activity? In this activity, you will build a system that will help you to wash your hands properly! Washing your hands properly helps to avoid catching and spreading germs and diseases (and also it smells good!). A good hand wash lasts 20 seconds! What do you need?[…]
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Guide d’achat 2020 : robotique à l’université

Buyer’s Guide 2020: robotics for higher education & labs

2020 Buyer’s Guide for higher education (electrical engineering and computer science, engineering school, technical college, etc.) and researchers Using robots in a scientific or technical cursus encourages students to create programs for real-world applications. And it’s important that students are able to work with proper hardware. Robotics can be used to teach programming, machine learning,[…]
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