With robotic rover Curiosity making headlines in space by stretching its robotic arm, Liam Casey from PCH International hinting he might start a Kickstarter fund just for robotics, Grishin Robotics committing to one of the first exclusive global robotics fund and $160 million in funding to robotics companies in 2011, it seems that robotics is really on its way out of the lab and the world of defense and into the arms of the public sector in home and industry
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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