Totem – Robotic arm The guys at Totem sent me a sample of their robotic arm to review (link points to the mechanical version without the electronics). The version I received contains several Totem Bus modules to drive the arm. It
TotemDuino connected to MacBook! After some mailing back and forth with the Totem team, they found a solution. Oddly enough, it’s a solution I tried, but it did not work the first time. It appears one has to install the
Real robots don’t drive straight This is the title of a publication by Fred G. Martin of the Computer Science department of the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Basically, what he is trying to tell us is that sometimes we
Robotics on the work floor I came across a nice video about the influence of robots on the work floor of warehouses.
8 bit computer, output module, problem solved Remember that annoying problem I spoke of? I solved it! It appears I had soldered two connections together by accident. Almost invisible, but still two outputs were connected, resulting in double displays on
8 bit computer, output module, annoying problem As you can see in the picture on the right, the output displays two little ‘-‘ signs – and sometimes even more segments – in a dim, lightly flickering way, to the left