Robot Lab

Introduction As long as I can remember, I’ve been thinkering with stuff; it started with taking apart toys and later on trying to put …

Thinglinks rule the world.

After hearing Bruce Sterling’s Emerging Technology keynote about ‘The Internet of Things’, I got interested into the concept of thinglinks, labels for everyday items …

Nitinol Walker

This walking robot is powered by SMA (Shape Memory Alloy) actuators. SMA is also called nitinol, flexinol or muscle wire. Although I knew muscle …

Ladybug

The ladybug uses two motors from a salvaged hobby servos from which the gears were broken. It does not use any gearbox at all, …