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Sep 18, 2018

Skoobot News and Latest Development

Greetings all,

A lot has been going on over the past week. See a roundup below:

Next week, more marketing (ugh). I have installed OpenCV on the Pi for machine vision -and I ordered the pi camera. I also attended an intro on ROS (Robotic Operating System) and I am prepping the pi for that (ROS also interfaces to OpenCV).

I got a Puck from Adafruit. A Puck has BLE and Espruino, a Javascript interrupter for IoT. When my other parts arrive, I will control the Skoobot with the Puck and do something cool, like using the sensors on the Puck to control the Skoobot. Like raising the temperature of the Puck with a blow dryer and making the Skoobot spin faster, or something …

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Skoobot Basic

This basic kit for using and developing on Skoobot includes a Skoobot and a companion board.


$179

Skoobot Advanced

This advanced kit includes a Skoobot, a companion board, jumper wires, and a J-link EDU programmer.


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Skoobot Developer

This developer kit includes a Skoobot, a companion board, jumper wires, a J-link EDU programmer, and an Android cellphone pre-loaded with the Skoobot app.


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Skoobot Swarm (5)

This swarm contains five Skoobots and five companion boards. Good for formal and informal robotics research.


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Skoobot Swarm (10)

Contains a swarm of ten Skoobots and ten companion boards. Good for formal and informal robotics research.

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William Weiler Engineering is a software/hardware company focused on hacker toys, STEM, and Edtech. Our goal is helping kids and adults learn robotics, software and embedded programming through online tutorials and workshops. Our special focus is helping kids on the Autism spectrum gain interpersonal skills through social games involving robots. Our slogan is "Make it work, make it shine."


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