Author: Wes

Planning the robot’s systems

A robot, or any other engineering project, requires a careful round of planning and design. In fact, the design stage takes the most time, percentage wise, and the more details that are worked out early on, the easier and smoother

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Creating a standalone ROS computer system

The brain of a robot is very important. In my case, YardBot is an excuse to learn the ins and outs of ROS, or Robot Operating System. ROS is a framework for allowing robot components to talk to each other

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Meet YardBot

Robots. They’ve been around for a while, but thanks to the quickening pace of technology progress, they’re only starting to hit their stride. I built LEGO Mindstorms robots many years ago, and working for a robotics company was a dream

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