The Magzor Open Robotics Design Platform has been unveiled this week which has been specifically created to simplify robotic design by automatically configuring hardware and software.
Designed by Magzor based in California the project is now looking for crowdfunding to help take the idea to the next level, watch the video below to learn more about the project and the new open source robotics design platform.
The MDP (Magzor Design Platform) allows you to quickly develop a robotic system with minimal electronics knowledge. Through an easy to use interface, you selects the components you want (like an LED, motor, or switch) and the system will automatically generate a build map containing all the components you wanted, plus any control hardware that may be necessary to use those components.
It also generates instructions on how to build your system and source code for Arduino or Raspberry Pi that initializes all of your components (as objects) so you can start programming right away. We would like to bring the MDP out of beta and open it up to the community so anyone (even other companies) can add components to the library. Your pledges will help us update the MDP to allow components to be submitted via a simple web interface.
Our vision is to create an ecosystem where you can use components from anywhere, even different platforms (like Seeedstudio or Makeblock) together seamlessly with minimal electronics knowledge. We do not see ourselves as a hardware company; instead we want to focus on making existing hardware compatible so you can use the best hardware for your project.
For more information on the new Magzor Open Robotics Design Platform jump over to the Kickstarter website for details and to make a pledge following the link below.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Concepts & Design, Top News