2018-06-08

OctoMY will transition from github to gitlab shortly

Following the news that Microsoft has acquired github, we will transition all sourcecode and material to gitlab.

The reason we have decided to do this is that we feel there is a considerable risk involved when it comes to Microsoft's strategy relating to open source projects. Rather than blindly accepting this risk, we choose to mitigate it early.

Expect more details about the move shortly.

2018-05-10

New from Boston Dynamics today

First is the longest video of spot yet with some screen captures of the actual software taht is running on it.

Second atlas is jogging around in the brush, jumping over a log

2018-04-21

Moisty precipitation

If any robots we make are as successful as this, we have basically succeeded!

2018-02-25

First really autonomous drone

Impressive work by smart people on first truely autonomous photography drone. See for yourself

Drones that learn to navigate without GPS from cars.

Cool article about training software in drones to navigate autonomously like cars in absense of GPS.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180123101822.htm

2018-01-07

Happy Anniversary 2018

The 7th of January 2018 marks the two year anniversary of the OctoMY™ project. IT has been a long year for this project, let's hope for a better 2018!


2018-01-04

Awesome new basic IoT technology: LoRaWAN

I am going to let Marco Reps do the talking, because I have nothing on his soothing robot-like Germanly accented voice and matching dry humour.