EVB: Replace the brain of your LEGO® EV3 with BeagleBone / X PlusOne: Your Ultimate Hover + Speed Aerial Camera Drone / The ProtoCam+: An easy way to build projects and prototypes around your Raspberry Pi Camera Module with your A+ and B+ Raspberry Pi / Tektyte: LogIT Specialised Circuit Testers

Four Robotics Related Kickstarters For January

L Hetherington for | RoboticsTomorrow

 

EVB: Replace the brain of your LEGO® EV3 with BeagleBone

EVB is a shield (or called cape) for Beaglebone Black (BBB). It fully support LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 system, either the hardware and software! EVB is compatible with all LEGO® sensors just like the EV3 Brick, 100% compatible! It allows the EV3 VM to be run on the Beaglebone Black. What powerful is, with extra Sensor Board in EVB system, you can do more! This means you can add more sensors to your LEGO® system... (From $59 and end Jan 26)

 

X PlusOne: Your Ultimate Hover + Speed Aerial Camera Drone

The X PlusOne takes off, hovers, and lands like a traditional quadcopter, but that's where the similarities with a multi-rotor stop.  The key differentiator is this: In place of the quadcopter frame is an upward facing wing.  This allows the X PlusOne to pitch over 90 degrees and fly nose-first at over 60 mph (100 km/h), twice as fast as a traditional quadcopter!  Flight control is handled by varying motor speed to provide pitch, roll, and yaw control, even in forward flight mode.  There are no traditional flight control surfaces on the X PlusOne.  Thereby saving weight and complexity and ensuring the overall design remains clean and efficient... ($479 for drone and camera. Ends Jan 14)

 

The ProtoCam+: An easy way to build projects and prototypes around your Raspberry Pi Camera Module with your A+ and B+ Raspberry Pi

The ProtoCam+ is a 'breadboard style' prototyping board that holds your Raspberry Pi Camera Module inside the PCB itself, which lets you solder components around the camera lens... ($15 USD. Ends Jan 27)

 

Tektyte: LogIT Specialised Circuit Testers

The LogIT Series consists of two unique circuit measurement tools which both display accurate readings of voltage, current, and power while also simultaneously logging all measurement data to a MicroSD card and/or PC... ($100 USD. Feb 14 2015)

 

 

 

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