The Perfect Platform for Kids, Educators and Developers

Q.bo One is built to be easy. It is easy to adopt because it is relatively inexpensive, it is easy to understand because it is interfaced with very simple parts and it is easy to build applications on because its … Continue Reading

Qbo Robot and the Xtion Pro Live 3D sensor

The ability of autonomous localization and simultaneous mapping are crucial for autonomous robots who need to adapt to their environments. In Robotics, this method is known as SLAM (Simultaneous Localization And Mapping) and it can be implemented in several algorithms relevant to … Read More

Qbo Robot – Mirror Test ( updated )

A few days ago, I remembered when someone told me that only the human beings, the dolphins and some species of apes can recognize themselves in front of a mirror. Qbo has two independent nodes, one for face recognition and … Read More

Diary of a Dream in Silicon Valley – Willow Garage

This is perhaps the strongest “dish” of the trip. As many may know Qbo works over a Linux-type operating system called OpenQbo, that consists in a modification made by our engineers of the Ubuntu distribution. Over OpenQbo, you can find … Read More

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OPENQBO Robotic Distro Linux Based on Ubuntu ( Alpha Version )

Last 26th of July I published a post about the necessity to create a standard Linux distribution for robots based on Ubuntu which “exclusively” includes software and applications directed towards robotics with the aim of accelerating their development and in order to be … Continue Reading

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Playing with the ROS platform by Willow Garage

My first intention when I started this project was to learn about robotics as much as possible so I did not pay much attention to other API’s or development platforms on the Internet assuming that the development of communications between … Continue Reading