Community Notebook

Projects on the Move

Article from Issue 116/2010
Author(s):

Building robots is an expensive hobby but too interesting to leave to a small group of elite researchers. Peekabot saves you the investment in hardware and simulates a brave new robot world. Also, we’ll look at Gbrainy, a program to train your gray matter.

Utopia or reality? Science fiction or reality report? Plans are to have the current world soccer champions play against a team of robots in the year 2050, if the initiators of the annual world championship in robot soccer, the Robocup, have their way. The game is played by FIFA rules, and the Robocup Federation is quite certain that the mechanical players will win against the human team.

Buy this article as PDF

Express-Checkout as PDF
Price $2.95
(incl. VAT)

Buy Linux Magazine

SINGLE ISSUES
 
SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
TABLET & SMARTPHONE APPS
Get it on Google Play

US / Canada

Get it on Google Play

UK / Australia

Related content

  • Linux Magazine Preview for Issue 116 / July

    Here's what you missed if you don't get our monthly preview newsletter!

  • Free Software Projects

    Python inventor Guido van Rossum is known to have a good sense of humor and probably had a good laugh when he heard about the Guido van Robot project. If you are learning how to program, or would like to teach others, this software gives you a light-hearted introduction.

  • Nao Humanoid Robot

    At the end of April, Aldebaran Robotics let their 57cm-long humanoid Nao robots loose on a human audience of mostly open source developers. The robots possess 25 degrees of freedom, a child’s gaze, and anthropomorphic interactions.

  • Free Software Projects

    The Open PC helps the dream of free hardware come true, and robot simulations fire the imagination.

  • Free Software Projects

    Free/​Open Source isn’t just about software, it’s also about hardware. Open hardware projects are proliferating, and just like open source software, you can get started inexpensively. Here are three projects that are fun, useful, and suitable for beginners to embedded programming, robotics, and building electronic devices.

comments powered by Disqus

Direct Download

Read full article as PDF:

092-094_projects.pdf (4.33 MB)

News

njobs Europe
What:
Where:
Country:
Njobs Netherlands Njobs Deutschland Njobs United Kingdom Njobs Italia Njobs France Njobs Espana Njobs Poland
Njobs Austria Njobs Denmark Njobs Belgium Njobs Czech Republic Njobs Mexico Njobs India Njobs Colombia