PROTOTYPING SYSTEMS FOR Robotics

  • Posted on June 26, 2013 - 12:55 am
  • By eric
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Many all-in-one commercial prototyping systems,like Lego and Vex, are proprietary and closed source – which is not necessarily a bad thing, but can make it more complicated for users to develop or commercialize their own designs past a certain point. Personally, I like to create hodgepodge designs using just the components I want, without being […]

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Makeblock Staff Workshop

  • Posted on June 24, 2013 - 3:48 pm
  • By eric
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Every Saturday is our Makeblock staff workshop time. All the Makeblock staff get together and build robot by Makeblock. See what we have built last Saturday.   Makeblock Transformers: We are trying to build a  Transformers by Makeblock, the body is done. And we are planning to add some electronic modules to it and make […]

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Making Music with Makeblock

  • Posted on June 20, 2013 - 11:23 am
  • By eric
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Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It’s super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. The only limit is your imagination. For more information, please visit Makeblock […]

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Makeblock Robotics Competition

  • Posted on June 13, 2013 - 6:13 pm
  • By eric
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On April 12, 2013 Siemens PLM Software donated their softwares to support the CMSA (CAE Molding Solution Alliance) to host the “Makeblock Robotics Competiton” . Siemens PLM Software will offer 20 sets of SolidEdge and 20 sets of Femap for Makeblock team to use them as the tools of the development of Makeblock products. With the […]

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Makeblock: a Platform for Robotics

  • Posted on June 13, 2013 - 4:38 pm
  • By eric
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On May 10, 2013 by Ethan Lowry While we were in Shenzhen we visited Makeblock. They went through HAXLR8R last year and ran a very successful Kickstarter to fund their robot-making kits. They’ve taken the classic Elector Set concept and cranked up the quality and capability. The anodized aluminum frame pieces and heavy rubber treads […]

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New update for Kickstarter & Happy Chinese Spring Festival

  • Posted on February 4, 2013 - 11:20 am
  • By admin
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Dear all, Chinese Spring Festival is around the corner(From Feb. 6 to Feb. 16). We will go back to our hometown and enjoy the time with families. Best wishes to all of you. For the Kickstarter project, we have tried our best to prepare the things for mass production before we get the money. The […]

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Makeblock Funded

  • Posted on January 21, 2013 - 5:31 pm
  • By admin
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Thank you to all of Makeblock backers. We did it! Actually you did it.   We will send you an email to gather the detailed information being sure the kits can arrive to you properly. For those who missed out on the Kickstarters Campaign, we are rebuilding our website, so that you can buy the […]

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Makeblock 2WD Car Be Remote Controlled By Android

  • Posted on January 15, 2013 - 6:48 pm
  • By admin

While we are developing the App for Android device, Iteadstudio recently released an Android APP for controlling Makeblock 2WD Car, with the function of changing direction and speed through bluetooth. The installation and operation of the App is very easy. You can check here for more details. If you have any idea about the App […]

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Makeblock 3D printer

  • Posted on January 7, 2013 - 5:42 pm
  • By admin

Many people have asked if we are trying to build a 3D printer using Makeblock parts, and many want to build their own 3D printer using our kit. Recently we’ve been working hard to make this vision a reality. Using Makeblock to build a 3D printer has always been part of our goal, and we […]

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Progress update #1 for Kickstarter

  • Posted on December 27, 2012 - 6:55 pm
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Hi everyone, Makeblock has achived the goal within one week. Sorry for the late update, as we are working hardly for the final prototype testing and the documentations. Great thanks to all you kickstarters. We are amazed by the level of support we have received so far. We are really proud of the products we’ve […]

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Robotics Hacker Erects Open Source ‘Lego for Adults’

  • Posted on December 22, 2012 - 8:38 pm
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BY KLINT FINLEY Jasen Wang once bought a home robotics kit. He had studied aircraft design in college and spent years at an electrics engineering outfit, but he still found the instructions completely incomprehensible. And the pieces were flimsy. And after he broke two of them, he gave up entirely. The good news is that […]

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Makeblock: open source ‘Lego for adults’

  • Posted on December 22, 2012 - 8:17 pm
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By Jack Millner, for CNN  December 19, 2012 — Updated 1610 GMT (0010 HKT) (CNN) — It’s being billed as “Lego for adults” and could mean your fondness for construction toys may no longer be just a guilty pleasure. The new robotics kit created by China-based Makeblock provides all you need to relive your childhood, with […]

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