Robotics tutorials

Nouveautés ROBOTIS et servomoteurs Dynamixel

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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Fabrique un distributeur de gel hydroalcoolique avec Thymio et des Lego

Build a hand sanitizer dispenser with Thymio!

Age range: 11-15 years old Difficulty: Length: 3h x1 Thymio robot and its USB cable x1 angled USB cable (optional) x1 power bank (optional) x1 micro SD card (more info about recommended micro SD cards can be found here) Some Lego Mindstorms or Lego Technic bricks x1 bottle of hand sanitizer gel Thymio + Lego:[…]
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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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IMU und Robotik

IMU and robotics: All you need to know

In this article, we’ll be sharing all the information you need to buy the right IMU for your project. You will learn how an IMU works and how to interpret its data. At the end of the article, you will also find some links to tests and resources. Definition – What is an IMU? An[…]
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Tableaux comparatifs des LiDARs

How to select the right LiDAR?

Read our other blog posts from our “LiDAR technology” serie   How to select the right LiDAR ? Are you looking for a LiDAR with certains specifications but you don’t know which one is suitable to your project ? Do not panic, we are here to help you ! We provide you here with some[…]
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Qu'est-ce que la technologie LiDAR ?

What is LiDAR technology?

Read our other blog posts from our “LiDAR technology” serie     Definition – What is a LiDAR ? A LiDAR is an electronic component, and is part of the sensor family. More precisely, it is part of the Time Of Flight (ToF) sensor category. A sensor collects data about a physical parameter such as[…]
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Programmez micro:bit avec Android et iOS via Bluetooth

Program your micro:bit board from a smartphone!

Did you know that you could program your micro:bit board with only a mobile (and some 4G network)? For those who don’t know micro:bit, it is a single board computer (like Raspberry Pi or Arduino) launched by the BBC in 2015. Since then, this credit card sized nano-computer has conquered the world of education in[…]
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