Robot Garden YouTube gets a fresh look

Robot Garden YouTube gets a fresh look
Of course you know Robot Garden DOES VIDEO! But did you know we’ve given our YouTube channel a fresh look? We want to make our YouTube channel the top, best, most amazing and coolest in 2018. You can help!  

How Do You Grow a Robot?

How Do You Grow a Robot?
Robot Garden is a Livermore-based makerspace (community workshop) focused on all things robotic.  As a makers community we are playing an important role creating more opportunities for  innovation, workforce development, entrepreneurship, and advanced manufacturing in our region.  While we provide workshops that enables the fabrication of prototypes (using 3D printer, laser cutters, mills, electronics tools, etc). ...

Love is in the air, Makers!

Love is in the air, Makers!
Love is in the air, Makers! Let’s laser cut some cards for our beloved valentines and add a personal touch. Many designs to try out. Price of laser cutting session: Robot Garden members : $5 (material cost) Non-Robot Garden members: $15 (non-member fee + material cost)

Create Lab at the Livermore Public Library with Robot Garden

Create Lab at the Livermore Public Library  with Robot Garden
The Livermore Public Library and Robot Garden are hosting  Saturday morning (10-12pm) “Create Lab” at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave. Create Lab is a pop-up makerspace in the Storytime Room that is geared toward children in grades K – 6. Create Lab participants can use a variety of tools to create, including a ...

Team Robot Garden enters Victoria in RoboMagellan Contest

Team Robot Garden enters Victoria in RoboMagellan Contest
  On January 07, 2017 we became Team Robot Garden. We named our autonomous robot Victoria after the only one of Magellan’s ships to complete the circumnavigation. It doesn’t hurt that Victoria is the Latin word for ‘victory’ or ‘conquer’.   Victoria will compete in the outdoor RoboMagellan contest at RoboGames April 21-23, 2017. The robot must find a traffic cone autonomously ...

RC2Robot has picked a platform!

RC2Robot has picked a platform!
Robot Garden’s RC2Robot group has picked a chassis and it’s a big one. At 1/5 scale, the Traxxas X-Maxx is one of the largest RC cars out there, capable of 35mph. We’ve picked key robotic components: Intel’s RealSense camera and UP board Pixhawk ROS executive. We’d like to thank the directors of Robot Garden for their ongoing support. We’ll ...

Robot Garden in Mendocino

Robot Garden in Mendocino
image by Miguel Vieira, Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document according to the terms in Creative Commons License, Attribution 2.0. The full text of this license may be found here: CC by 2.0 Robot Garden is growing! Mendocino is a coastal town in Northern California. Our dynamic duo from the Garden has been giving ...

A United Nation of Makers

A United Nation of Makers
Robot Garden in collaboration with over 300 other Makerspaces in the United States is proud to support and be a charter member of the Nation of Makers! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nation of Makers NoMTransitionGroup@gmail.com More than 300 organizations come together to launch Nation of Makers New non-profit organization will ensure that more Americans have access to the spaces, ...

3D Printing at Robot Garden

3D Printing at Robot Garden
The world of 3D printing has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years.  Some of our members’ best prints are included in this article.  Darron decided to print some dinosaur decorations for his son’s birthday party, and it went over very well. Our most recent addition to our printer team is the TAZ ...

From One Coast to the Other – Continuing the Exploration

From One Coast to the Other - Continuing the Exploration
    Greetings enthusiasts! How have you been? A marvelous year has come and gone and I have finally found a few moments to blog about the interesting places and things the ROV work has taken me and shown. The above photo is of a ROV consisting of the brains of an OpenROV, and a ...