Archive for October 2014

Stepper Motors (Part 1)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 The development and use of stepper motors is directly related to the development of digital electronics. Early systems featuring stepper motors were requiring quite complex electronics made of gates, counters, buffers and voltage interfaces. In the late 70’s I contributed to the automation of a soldering machine for tunnel diode […]

Blog of the Day

A robot which helps. At first glance, this balancing robots looks like “just an other balancing robot”, except that the control is expected to be pretty complex for  “just an other balancing robot”. Watching the attached video almost immediately changed my mind: this robot looks like the ultimate helper for carrying things that you cannot […]