Did you play with make-believe robots as a child? Did you daydream about interactive robots and high-tech gadgets? Thanks to ongoing innovation in the robotics space, those childhood daydreams can now be a reality. Entrepreneurs are creating everything from radiation-sensing robots to robotic pet-sitters. How many of the following robot resources do you see yourself using?
Have you ever wanted to create your own robot? Thanks to Multiplo, now you can. Multiplo offers robot parts that you can assemble according to your own specifications. All Multiplo parts are designed to work together, so you have the freedom to create a robot on your own terms. Multiplo’s parts are created with open source code. You can even print Multiplo parts with your own 3D printer. Whether you want to play with your robot at home or use your robot at your workplace, you can now do so thanks to Multiplo.
If you have always dreamed of building your own robot but don’t know where to start, iRoboticist might be just what you need. iRoboticist offers robot-building workshops. Offering two different classes for robot-builders, participants can learn to create a smartphone-controlled robot or an autonomous robot. iRoboticist classes teach attendees how to compile and program their robot. Take-home robot kits are offered, enabling participants to complete their own robots at home.
xTurion offers a remotely-controlled robot that can be used for site inspections. This robot can be equipped with image and video-capture capabilities. xTurion owners can use their robot to monitor buildings, check pet welfare, or even interact with house-bound seniors.
The above-listed robotic ventures are just a small sampling of the innovation that is currently happening within the robotics space. If pricing was affordable, do you think you would consider adding a robot to your list of favorite tech toys? Could you see yourself using robotic technology in your business?