Archive for January 10th, 2007

CES 2007 – CES Gives Award to Vex System Robotics

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

Ignition has been awarded a CES Best of Innovations with its erector set-like Vex Robotics Kit. Developed in cooperation with First (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, the starter kit comes with everything you need to design and build a radio-controlled robot that can lift, throw or just move around in its botty way.

Industrial designer Doug Galleti says that the Vex system can “provide ease of construction at an affordable price point – capturing a larger audience of tech geeks.�

Via Gear Live 

Focus Robotics PCI nDepth Stereo Vision System

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

PCI nDepthâ„¢ Vision System

Focus Robotics nDepthâ„¢ PCI vision system is for companies and individuals looking to add real-time depth perception to an existing PC platform. Operating at 30 frames per second for 752×480 images, the PCI nDepth” vision system provides outstanding depth performance for demanding applications such as mobile robot navigation, people tracking, gesture recognition, targeting, 3D surface visualization and advanced human computer interaction.

Visit the Focus Robotics site