Tyro Electronics have created a new DIY robotics kit and humanoid robot aptly named TyroBot, which has been designed to help teach those interested more about robotics and programming.
The DIY robot kit is available with 3D printed parts if you do not have access to a printer, and is completely open source and built for both beginners and those with already a few skills in robotics or programming. Watch the promotional video below to learn more about TyroBot and its design.
The developers at Tyro explain more about the DIY robot kit, its inspiration and features.
TyroBot is a kit. 3D print the parts, snap in the servos, screw in the controller, and you are up and running in under 3 hours. Don’t have a 3D printer? Just back the “complete kit” option and we’ll 3D print the parts for you in bright orange. All it takes is a screwdriver to make a pile of parts become a fully functioning humanoid robot.
Once TyroBot is built, flip the switch and TyroBot is operational. Using the built in software, you can make TyroBot walk forward, backward, left and right without ever having to plug him into a computer. When you are ready for something more advanced, connect TyroBot to a computer and follow easy programming tutorials to make him do more advanced maneuvers.
TyroBot’s firmware comes complete with a menu system so you have complete control of your robot at all times. Select “run program” in the menu to run your arduino code, Select “settings,” to view WiFi connections, or select the arrows to create a walk routine right on the robot.
Visit the official Kickstarter campaign page below for more details and full specifications, together with pledges starting from just $89 and shipping expected to take place during November 2017.