Robot experts and automation enthusiasts, please start your engine. The 2021 Hackaday Award Challenge is just for you!it is Redefining the robot challenge It requires a softer and more utopian side of tomorrow’s automation future.
The promise of robots has always been to make our lives better. But so far, we still don’t have a robotic assistant sitting next to us ready to extend a helping hand. That’s where you come in! Whether it is physics, nuts and robots or 1 and 0 software robots, creating things that people can see and interact with in a meaningful way in their daily lives makes us satisfied with the development of technology.
We make fun of the robots who were brought to the world to deliver butter, but honestly, if someone needs help, isn’t a robot a good solution?That’s it [Michael Roybal] Recall that during the 2016 Hackaday Awards He designed the Zizzy robot, which can unzip on the desktop, To help people with limited mobility.
same year, [Mike Rigsby] working A small robot whose purpose is to wander around and interact with people. Robot companions (dare we say pets?) are a way to keep people who are alone for a long time interacting.Along the same route is EMOJO chatbot Already participated in this year’s competition, aiming to provide digital companions on the screen.
Auxiliary robots are not the only ones that shine here.Consider some labor saving, such as Pick and place robots that can help you make electronic products. Will this reinvent robots? Maybe, maybe not, but let the 3D printer do the welding for you. Think about how revolutionary the robot vacuum cleaner is for people who have both hardwood floors and cats. These robots have been around humans, and now they look normal. What is the next automation that introduces this kind of introduction into everyday life?
The 10 finalists in this round will win $500 and enter the final round of judging in October, with a chance to win the $25,000 Hackaday Award and four other top awards.Launch your project page on Hackaday.io and enter it using the drop-down menu in the left sidebar 2021 Hakkadai Awards.