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Tactical Robots
Save Lives

Robot technology is being used more
than ever to help with dangerous
jobs and situations...Read more

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Wake County
Law Enforcement Camp
Local students get a front row
demonstration on how robots
can help law enforcement. Read more
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Inspection Robots

When you need to inspect
a space that you can't get to,
an inspection robot may be
just what you need. Read more

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New Machine Equals New Capabilities

Our brand new toy Here at SuperDroid Robots, we are always trying to find new ways to create amazing robots that just work.  We have added a new machine to our arsenal that will allow us to do even more! Our new toy is the BXY-1500 Acrylic Vacuum Forming Machine, and it will add to our capabilities in so many ways.  Creating custom covers for our robots is one of the main ways we are going to empl... Read More »

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SuperDroid Mobile Support Vehicle

Much more than simply building robots. SuperDroid Robots builds some of the most highly advanced robots on the planet, and are based in Fuquay-Varina, NC just outside of Raleigh. The owner is a former competitor on the popular Battlebots robot battle television show.  If you are a fan of the show and remember a particularly nasty little robot called Atomic Wedgie, well he was a part of that team. ... Read More »

Tech Thursday

Encoder Support Overview

Encoder support starts with SuperDroid Robots There is a lot to know about encoders along with how and when to use them.  This post is intended to summarize all the past posts we have made the involve encoders and shed some more information/support on the topic. Motors with Encoders Most of our robot kits allow you to select the motors you want to used to drive the robot. The options will include ... Read More »

Tech Thursday

Autonomous Robots Explained

Robots that can operate on their own The primary components of a mobile autonomous robot are positioning, obstacle detection, navigation, and control. At SuperDroid Robots we know all about autonomous robots, and how to make them work. This week we updated our Autonomous Programmable Robot page to include even more information than ever before. Do you want to supercharge your understanding of auto... Read More »

Tech Thursday

Controlling a Dome Camera with Arduino

Zoom and focus commands using Arduino What is Arduino Arduino is an open-source platform that can be used for creating electronics projects. Arduino is made up of both a physical programmable circuit board (referred to as a microcontroller) and a piece of software, or IDE (Integrated Development Environment) that is run on your computer and is used to write and upload computer code to the physical... Read More »

TP-600-291 LT2-F with 4-Axis Arm

Tactical Robots Save Lives

Robots take the place of humans in dangerous situations The world can be a dangerous place.  Anyone who has watched the news lately knows this to be true.  Many surveillance, investigation or HAZMAT situations call for someone to be put in harm’s way. Often times, the ones that are put in danger are local police or military members, but these people aren’t simply a number.  They each h... Read More »

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SuperDroid Robots and Microsoft’s MAPP

The future of law enforcement is based on new technologies Microsoft’s Mobile Advanced Patrol Platform (MAPP) Microsoft and its partners is working on revolutionizing law enforcement via the Mobile Advanced Patrol Platform (MAPP.)  MAPP will serve as a mobile precinct by delivering more accurate information to police officers in the field more efficiently. In the video below Kirk Arthur of M... Read More »

Law Enforcement Adventure Camp

Local Students Learn How Robots Help Police

For the Wake County Sheriff’s Office, it’s robots to the rescue. Law Enforcement Adventure Camp The Wake County (N.C.) Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Adventure Camp is a camp designed for middle school students. It is an outreach program developed to help students become more aware of law enforcement functions and gain a better understanding of the criminal elements they may fa... Read More »

Tech Thursday

Wifi ATR with RC Override

Wifi ATR with RC Override This week we want to share information on how to wire and program one of our Wifi ATR robots with RC override.  This allows two different ways to control your robot with the RC remote as the master controller.  The following example includes our programmable Wifi package interfacing with a Sabertooth motor controller and RC control package. Hardware PLC Inputs: RC receive... Read More »

inspection robots

Inspection Robots Go Where You Can’t

Some jobs are better left to a robot. Imagine you are on a job site and your boss asks you to inspect a location that is almost impossible to get to. Even worse, it may be messy or even dangerous to access the location yourself. In times such as these, you may be better off leaving the job to an inspection robot. Hard to reach areas Many inspection areas, both at home and work, are simply impossib... Read More »

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