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Friday Updates

Just a quick morning update, things are clicking much better.

If you happen to have any event photos we can put online please email them to social@towsonmakerspace.org 

We will be open at 6:30 tonight for Feet on the Street, hopefully the rain will go away!! ( Stay safe, there is flooding right now )

Tomorrow we will *not* be at the library, they have a big event, you should still go to the library, it’s gonna be really cool!

ultrasonic levitation

The two HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensors are standard fare, and are just being used as a cheap source of 40 kHz transducers. The circuit uses a microcontroller, but any source of 40 kHz square waves should suffice. Those of you who could do that with a 555 (or a Raspberry Pi), this one's for you!

from Google Alert – microcontroller https://ift.tt/2qVEIa6

Langley Robotics Team To Compete In World Championship

The Langley High School robotics team will be participating in the robotics world championship in Detroit this week. The team thought their year was over when they received a wild card entry to the The FIRST Championship on April 25-28 in Detroit. More than 400 teams, including 31 from the DC area, …

from Google Alert – robotics https://ift.tt/2Ho9xj2

An Amazon home robot may be coming to a living room near you

Amazon might be developing a home robot. Bloomberg on Monday reported on the secret project, named "Vesta" after the Roman goddess of the hearth, citing anonymous sources familiar with the plans. The device could reach consumers as early as next year, though it may also be scrapped during …

from Google Alert – robotics https://ift.tt/2qUbcl7

Robotics World Competition Heads To Detroit

Later this week, some 40-thousand students, mentors, and family members are descending on downtown Detroit for the FIRST Robotics Championship at Cobo Center and Ford Field. Nearly 700 qualifying teams from around the world will start competing Wednesday. Students will build and operate …

from Google Alert – robotics https://ift.tt/2JhJma8

Robotics World Competition Heads To Detroit

Later this week, some 40-thousand students, mentors, and family members are descending on downtown Detroit for the FIRST Robotics Championship at Cobo Center and Ford Field. Nearly 700 qualifying teams from around the world will start competing Wednesday. Students will build and operate …

from Google Alert – robotics https://ift.tt/2JhJma8