Simone Giertz: robot Queen

Thursday, 9 June, 2016

The first thing you need is imagination. Then, you’ll need to buy a uArm robot arm. To make it move, Simone Giertz says you have to tell it which position the servo motors need to take up. This code sets the upper joint to 180°, the lower joint to 150° and the arm’s and suction cup’s rotation to 0: uarm.setPosition(180, 150, 0, 0); To pick something up with the suction cup, you code: uarm.gripperCatch();

Giertz, a natural comedian and a self-taught robbot-maker, has become famous for creating a crazy hair-washing bot, a terrifying chopping bot and this brilliant one:

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