Eric Brown's sampling of some innovative, new, or newly updated robots ranging from simple kits to a few advanced systems that have yet to leave the laboratory. Click the link, below, to read the full story.
SuperDroid 6WD Programmable Xbox Kinect Robot
This six-wheeled robot combines a dual-core Intel Atom based Linux computer with an Xbox 360 Kinect for motion detection, mapping, video surveillance, and object avoidance. The $2,179 robot has six planetary gear motors and variable speed controls.