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Bring down the technical and cost barriers of dynamic quadruped robot to an open-source pet
Bring down the technical and cost barriers of dynamic quadruped robot to an open-source pet
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Petoi Bittle: A Palm-sized Robot Dog for STEM and Fun

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    Contribute a bittle to open source

    Every open source project has to struggle to find a way to survive, especially when they have hardware products to deliver. Peek into our discussion around the OpenCat project and see how we figure out all the challenges from idea development to fulfilling orders.

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    Wireless Dongles

    We made a Bluetooth and a WiFi dongle for wirelessly uploading codes and controlling Bittle from PC or smartphone Apps.

    * For our previous backers of Nybble, we will gift an additional set! You will need to provide your email address and backer ID for Nybble in our later survey.

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    Bittle Shell

    Enjoy our precisely injection-molded Bittle frame with a frosted matte finish. It's designed to be a 3D puzzle and is compatible with most 9g servos. You can configure your own robot or just make an action figure with some cheaper servos.

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    Bittle Battery

    Get our rechargeable 1000mAh (5C) 7.4V Li-ion battery pack for Bittle! Inside a sturdy case, It also includes a charging and protection circuit. You can charge it with a 5V USB to micro-USB cable.

    * With a few DIY modifications, it's also compatible with our previous Nybble robot.

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    NyBoard V1

    With NyBoard, an Arduino compatible motion controller, you can design whatever animal or creature you like. Learn from OpenCat, connect the board, and create your own robot pets!

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    • NyBoard V1
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    BiBoard V0

    This ESP32 based development board brings native wireless connectivity to Bittle. We will provide basic Arduino compatible codes to drive Bittle and leave more resources and possibilities for your creativity. Let's work on it together!

    * This board is relatively independent of other perks and has to pass additional certificates for its wireless components. The estimated delivery will be later than other perks.

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    Intelligent Camera Module

    This intelligent camera module integrates multiple vision recognition algorithms running on its ESP32 dual-core processor. It can help Bittle recognized the human body, objects, and symbols. We will also include a deck of symbol cards.

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    Sensor Pack

    Add this sensor pack to give Bittle perception about its surroundings. You will get an intelligent camera module, a gesture sensor, a PIR motion sensor, and some other useful sensors. All can be wired conveniently to NyBoard V1 through Seeed Grove connectors.

    Includes:
    • Intelligent camera module
    • Gesture sensor
    • Passive infrared motion sensor
    • Light sensor
    • Sound sensor (noise level detector)
    • Infrared distance sensor
    • Touch sensor
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    Bittle Servo Set

    Slim servo motors with fast and precise actuation to meet the high requirements of legged robots. You will need more if you expect to use Bittle intensively for teaching or researching. We include 12 servos in this set so that you can get timely replacements or add more joints to your robot.

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    Bittle Kit (Early Bird)

    Ever imagined to own a dynamic and programmable robot dog to play with? Bittle is right designed for you! By fine-tuning every bit, we are able to zip Bittle into one compact kit you can build!

    * Limited units are available for early adopters!

    Includes:
    • Plastic body parts
    • 10× P1S Servo
    • Rechargeable 7.4V Li-ion battery pack
    • NyBoard V1
    • Bluetooth and WiFi dongles
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    Bittle Kit (Kickstarter special)

    Includes everything you need to make the robot dog up and running! You can get Bittle at a discounted price during our Kickstarter campaign. Hurry up! The price will go up after the campaign!

    Includes:
    • Plastic body parts
    • 10× P1S Servo
    • Rechargeable 7.4V Li-ion battery pack
    • NyBoard V1
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    Bittle Research Pack

    Whether you are a hardcore engineer, maker, student, or just want to get your hands on a quadruped robot, you can take this research package as a starting point.

    The sensor pack brings high-level perception to Bittle. The WiFi/Bluetooth modules make coding and debugging wireless. The spare servos give you the confidence to develop some acrobatic tricks. And an extra battery makes your playtime uninterrupted.

    Includes:
    • Plastic body parts
    • 20× P1S Servo
    • NyBoard V1
    • Rechargeable 7.4V Li-ion battery pack
    • Sensor pack
    • Bluetooth and WiFi dongles
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