In the world today addiction to gadgets is common and addicts are getting younger and younger. In the world of consumerism having possession of of the latest item is a status symbol. One aspect of technology which is entering consumer products is robotics and its various components. Although robots in industry continue to be expensive consumer robotics are getting cheaper and correspondingly the relating components follow the same pattern. Unfortunately some components of robotics continue to be costly and folk becoming involved in robotics as a hobby needs to be careful and educate themselves as much as possible to avoid expensive mistakes. One component commonly associated with robotics are servo motors but what are they?
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Review history and theory behind behavior-based programming… teaches skills needed for programming… test[s]… expertise… intuitive… deconstructs robot control into simple behaviors — Sci-Tech Book News, June 2004 * Teaches the concepts of behavior-based programming through text, programming examples, and a unique online simulator robot * Explains how to design new behaviors by manipulating old ones […]
Carnegie Mellon University is putting $7 million into an education initiative called FIRE (Fostering Innovation through Robotics Exploration). It is designed to get kids and young adults interested in science and technology to combat the the decline in students pursuing degrees in computer science, science, technology, engineering and mathematics…