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We built a web enabled microscope around the new Raspberry pi 3!
 
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These robots are built around the Pixy computer vision sensor. This vision sensor is low cost for under 100 dollars. The sensor tracks color hues at a whopping 50 frames per second.  If you’re interested, you can find more information about Pixy at their wiki page.

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These were custom robots made for a a one time workshop for high school art students though a program found here. http://camstl.org/programs/youth-teen-programs/nan/. During the workshop we divided roughly 20 students up into 4 groups were each group built a walking robot.

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Arch Reactor has shown/demonstrated decorating Pysanky/Ukrainian Eggs at several events.     On Saturday, March 19, Arch Reactor visited the Mastodon Fair Family Day School Maker Faire and demonstrated decorating eggs for the day.    Eggs were displayed but not demonstrated the weekend of June 25-26, 2016, at the Kansas City Maker Faire, and were again demonstrated at the St. Louis Science Center for the 2016 Bright Ideas Expo on July 16.   Watch the Arch Reactor calendar the month prior to Easter every year as we expect to host annual in-house Egg-Days!

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Notes on working with the Intel Edison

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[field_thumbnail]Telepresence has been around for a while, with telerobotics only recently coming into commercial applications. Read more about our DIY version after the jump Read more...
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Using the Laser cutter...

The laser can engrave images and can cut out shapes.   It's not at all uncommon to perform both tasks, though some material that can be engraved cannot be cut by the laser.    Document preparation is key, as is selecting the proper power and speed settings.   Please be prepared to ask for assistance and please TEST!   

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Documenting my adventures with the ESP8266 wifi module.  

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