Dancing SpiderBot. via Jason Kridner
The E.L.F. robot dances to the beat of any song it hears. One of the coolest things about this project is that its creator, John Jensen, had no previous hardware building experience prior to this project. This quick learner made the SpiderBot while deployed to Iraq. He chose the BeagleBoard to give the spider plenty of speed and well-defined dance moves.
Each Tuesday is BeagleBone Black Day here Adafruit! What is the BeagleBone? The BeagleBones are a line of affordable single-board Linux computers (SBCs) created by Texas Instruments. New to the Bone? Grab one of our Adafruit BeagleBone Black Starter Packs and check out our extensive resources available on the Adafruit Learning System including a guide to setting up the Adafruit BeagleBone IO Python Library. We have a number of Bone accessories including add-on shields (called “capes”) and USB devices to help you do even more with your SBC. Need a nice display to go along with your Bone? Check out our fine selection of HDMI displays, we’ve tested all of them with the Beagle Bone Black!