Linear robot motion, finally
Here is a video of Lil’Bot running in a square figure, showing its ability to stop, go and turn:
Now the work is mostly cleaning up the code and... Read more
A big setback and a solution
The quality of these motors is all over the map. I have been prototyping with better motors than I could get wholesale. One major difference is a set of three... Read more
Dear backers and others interested in Lil’Bot,
It has been a very exciting time. Hardware manufacturing is on schedule. The July rewards have been shipped. The August rewards have already... Read more
Here is a project update. Balancing is making progress slowly but surely. Up until recently, the robot would stay up but IMU drift would cause it to lose... Read more
Lil’Bot is funded! Thank you all for the support.
The hardware is pretty stable now. I am concentrating of the software: creating a simple API for easy Arduino programming, Lil’Blocks... Read more
A quick update: Lil’Bot schematics are almost finalized and available for review: http://www.lil-bot.com/downloads/
Comments and suggestions are welcome.
The Bay Area Maker Faire; Lil’Bot kit now available
A few days ago I presented Lil’Bot at the Maker Faire. It was well liked! My son was there, engaging the other children at the Faire, giving out... Read more