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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Do More with NI myDAQ, myRIO & LabVIEW

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments

Do More with NI myDAQ, myRIO & LabVIEW

As you are probably aware, Studica offers a great variety of software, STEM education solutions, robotics, and technology products. We have also developed great partnerships with WorldSkills and FIRST. For over 30 years, our focus has been uniting technology with education. For instance, we offer National Instruments products for students and faculty with academic discounts and we also offer National Instruments … 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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Studica Assists Competitors at WorldSkills 2015

kristielCompetitions & Contests, WorldSkills Robotics

Day two of preparations for the WorldSkills 2015 competition in São Paulo, Brazil is ongoing. Students were not allowed in the robotics arena today, however many of them spent yesterday evening working on their robot designs until 8:30 p.m. (UTC). More than 23 experts from different countries were charged with setting up the evaluation space where robots will be competing in Mobile … Read More

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GrovePi+ Connects Your Raspberry Pi to the Real World

kristielAll Topics, Internet of Things (IoT)

Seeed Studio is a maker’s paradise. This company specializes in creating innovative, open hardware platforms for makers to grow their ideas and create all new technology. The best thing about Seeed is its ability to work with leading technology providers of all scales to provide access to multiple platforms – like Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Maker Pro and more. Take for … Read More

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Exploring the Fourier NovaScope

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Fourier Education has produced a wide range of Data Logging tools, Sensors, and Experiments that test, drive, and influence the learning of our students in many positive ways. With the wide range of use of the Fourier Data Loggers, it is not surprising that Fourier would be able to produce a tool as useful and as easy to use as the Fourier NovaScope.

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Teach Realistic, Industrial Robotics with the new fischertechnik ROBO TX Automation Robots

adminCompetitions & Contests, fischertechnik

The fischertechnik ROBO TX Automation Robots set acts as both a replacement and an upgrade to the recently retired “Industrial Robots II” kit. As you would guess from the name, this set addresses the construction and programming of the type of robots commonly found in industrial settings, such as automobile manufacturing, on a production line or in an automated warehouse.

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