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Build a Seeing, Hearing Robotic Arm with the Qualcomm Robotics RB3 Platform

Remember when I posted that that our Qualcomm® Robotics RB3 Platform wasn’t very pretty, but it was very smart? Sahaj Sarup, application engineer at 96Boards, proved that by building a seeing,...

Top 5 QDN Projects for 2019

Technology resources available through Qualcomm Developer Network (QDN) are used by many different types of developers around the world ranging from our industry customers, OEMs, and ecosystem...

The Building Blocks of Intelligent Robotics

One of the exciting aspects of technology is seeing how different fields converge to provide cool new solutions. As a robotics developer, I’m very excited to see how artificial intelligence (AI) is...

A handful of FIRST students, hundreds of dominoes, and our Rube Goldberg Machine

What’s the simplest way to go from IMPOSSIBLE to POSSIBLE? Well, you could just walk across the room and knock down the I and the M: But that’s not the Rube Goldberg way! That’s not the FIRST way...

Learn the Ins and Outs of GPIO for your next IoT or Robotics Project

General Purpose Input Output (GPIO) refers to one or more open-ended digital IO pins found on many electronic devices and circuit boards. As the words "General Purpose" suggest, these open-ended...

The Role of the Realtime Operating System (RTOS) in Mobile

What is an “RTOS” or “real time operating system” and why should embedded system and mobile developers care about it? RTOS vs GPOS To understand the importance of RTOS, let’s start by looking at...

A Four-Phase Strategy for Robotic Vision Processing, Part Two

In Part 1 of this two-part series on machine vision for robotics, we discussed how advances in technology are allowing today's robots to see, analyze, and make decisions more like humans. This...

A Four-Phase Strategy for Robotic Vision Processing, Part One

The Evolution of Vision in Robotics First-generation consumer robots, such as the first robotic vacuum cleaners introduced to consumers, were relatively simplistic and had limited abilities to self-...

The Qualcomm Robotics RB3 Development Kit — The Hardware, Software and Tools Your Customers Want in a Robot

Don’t laugh. We know it has skinny legs, a black eye and a face only a robot could love. But once you discover the variety of features, accessories and tools built into the Qualcomm® Robotics RB3...


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