What is an IMU in Robotics and Hardware?

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Robotics

What is an IMU in Robotics and Hardware?

At Studica, we have a lot of experience working with robotics and hardware. For those of you who are interested in these topics, you’ve probably come across something called an “IMU”. You may have found yourself wondering what an IMU is. For starters, IMU is an acronym for the Inertial Measurement Unit. These devices are found in all sorts of realms; … Read More

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Teach Sensors and Motors with NI LabVIEW & myRIO

kristielAll Topics, Robotics, WorldSkills Robotics

Teach Sensors and Motors with NI LabVIEW and myRIO

Finally, there is a turnkey solution that allows educators to teach students how to control sensors and motors using LabVIEW. We are proud to announce the release of the Robotics Sensor & Motor Training Kit for NI myRIO and LabVIEW by Studica. Consider it as a practical tool that helps you teach basic LabVIEW and allows your students to get a … Read More

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FIRST Robotics Launches Destination: Deep Space

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Robotics

FIRST Robotics Launches Destination: Deep Space

Founded in 1989, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was created to help inspire the youth of the world to become technology and science innovators and leaders. Using exciting, mentor-driven programs students are able to build important skills in science, technology, and engineering while at the same time building confidence, self-esteem, and communication skills. FIRST Robotics – FIRST … Read More

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Institut Palau Ausit Wins Mobile Robotics Competition

kristielAll Topics, Robotics, WorldSkills Robotics

Institut Palau Ausit Wins Mobile Robotics Competition

For the first time ever, the Mobile Robotics Championship Catskills took place in Catalonia, Spain. This event took place in mid-October and we congratulate, one of Studica‘s Customers, Institut Palau Ausit on their success. Two of their students involved in the formative cycle of Higher Degree of Automation and Industrial Robotics won the gold medal at the Catskills 2018 Competition. Institut Palau … Read More

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Delve into Mobile Robotics at EuroSkills 2018

kristielAll Topics, Robotics, WorldSkills Robotics

Delve into Mobile Robotics at EuroSkills 2018

The EuroSkills Competition is currently taking place in Budapest, Hungary.  This event brings together the most talented young skilled professionals from all over Europe. There are six main competition sectors; Information & Communication Technology, Construction & Building Technology, Social & Personal Services, Creative Arts & Fashion, Transportation & Building Technology, and Manufacturing & Engineering Technology. Studica is a Strategic Skill Sponsor … Read More

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Robotics Competitions Made Simple with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics, Webinars

Robotics Competitions Made Simple with fischertechnik

From battle bots to local competitions, robotics competitions are increasing in popularity. Why? For one, they are a great way to get students involved with core STEM areas like electronics & programming. Students respond to hands-on learning and with the increased emphasis on STEM education, these competitions are a perfect solution. They are a win-win for students, parents, and teachers. … Read More

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Exploring Cubelets Robot Blocks from Modular Robotics

kristielAll Topics, Robotics

Exploring Cubelets Robot Blocks from Modular Robotics

At Studica, we really like robotics! We offer a wide variety of robotics tools. Today we will take a closer look at Cubelets. Created by Modular Robotics, these robot blocks inspire creative thinking. Since they are easy and you can build quickly, they are a great way to introduce the concepts of robot making. Designed for initiation, imagination, and inspiration, … Read More

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Makeblock Airblock – A New Kind of Drone

kristielAll Topics, Robotics

Makeblock Airblock - A New Kind of Drone

Drones have become increasingly popular in recent years. But what if you are a newbie in the drone world? Perhaps you are looking for something for your child or maybe you want to learn about the fundamental concepts of coding. The Makeblock Airblock could be the perfect solution for you! Makeblock is a company known across the globe for its … Read More

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Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics

Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

An emerging sector in manufacturing and engineering technology is mobile robotics.  A mobile robot is defined as an automatic machine that is capable of locomotion. Not fixed to one location, these robots move around their environments. By comparison, industrial robots are mostly stationary. As you can imagine there are many applications for mobile robotics. Industries such as medicine, manufacturing, agriculture, … Read More

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2017 WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Competition Sponsor

kristielCompetitions & Contests, Robotics, STEM Education

2017 WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Competition Sponsor

Teams from around the globe are preparing themselves for the 44th WorldSkills Competition in October. This event will take place at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With over 1,300 participants from 77 countries, this event is sure to showcase the value of skills. There will be 51 different skill competitions representing six skill sectors. We … Read More

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