We explore robotics at the hobbyist level.  Join us as we learn new skills, build and program robots, and participate in robotics events.

Layout

Here is the basic layout of our group in terms of types of meetups.

  1. Meet-and-Greet / Brainstorm sessions / Show-and-Tell -- socialize and daydream about the next big project.
  2. Learning -- Members teach skills such as: "getting started with ROS", "Soldering surface mount components", "Machining gears", "Using a 3D printer to make components"
  3. Build Time -- time to work on your projects using the host's equipment. We occasionally do competitive building/coding hackathons. If you don't have a project of your own, other members are usually more than willing to let you help them out and learn from them.
  4. Field Trip -- local trips to places such as Sarcos (maybe) and remote trips to awesome events such as RoboGames, National Robotics Week specific events, Sparkfun's Autonomous Vehicle Competition, and the Hawaii Underwater Robot Challenge.

 

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  • June 22, 2013 · 2:00 PM

    Make Plans For Craft Lake City

    4 Roboticists | 3.00

    I'll be holding a Google Hangout so we can plan out our booth at Craft Lake City. Let me know what time/day will work best for you in the comment section below. I've... Learn more
  • May 18, 2013 · 2:00 PM

    Underwater Rover Build Series Kickoff

    2 Roboticists

    Come learn the details of our group build series for the OpenROV open source underwater rover. This is an exciting project that members of all skill levels will enjoy!... Learn more
  • May 4, 2013 · 1:30 PM

    Robot Build Contest at the Transistor

    5 Roboticists

    We are holding a robot building contest! We will have some prizes contributed by the Transistor and Robot Fanatic. Here are the contest rules: Each contestant will start... Learn more
  • May 1, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Discuss A New Salt Lake Hackerspace

    6 Roboticists

    I have been working with a broad group of makers to try and bring about a shiny new hacker/maker space in the Salt Lake area. We are looking to get feedback and support... Learn more
  • April 6, 2013 · 12:00 AM

    Cloud Robotics Hackathon

    5 Roboticists

    More Info: http://roboticshackathon.com/ While hosted by my nemesis (Robot Shop) I would still like to participate in this week-long hackathon. It'd be great if at least... Learn more
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