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About Us: The Robot Group is a non-profit 501(3c) corporation founded in the Spring of 1989 by a small group of Austin, TX artists and engineers who shared a common vision: utilizing technology to create and explore new mediums for art. The Robot Group has attracted a diverse audience of young and old, tech and non-tech alike. Works by the group and its members have been featured in:

Maker Faire
The 2001 hit movie Spy Kids
Insomniac with Dave Attell
Nuts and Volts Magazine
Dorkbot Austin
SERVO Magazine
First Night Austin celebration
Mansion OF Terror Haunted House
Austin Childrens Museum

The Group's activities have inspired articles in Newsweek, Mondo 2000, boing-boing and FringeWare Review. We have also made appearances on ABC's Good Morning America and an episode of Invention on the Discovery Channel. Other TV appearances include the debut episode of Art Brigade, and the German program Kulture Report.

You can read more about our projects by visiting our web page at

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Welcome, Austin Roboteers!

Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Fourth Sunday Advanced Topics

    6 Roboteers

    Fourth Sundays we discuss more advanced robotics topics. These are topics that go beyond simple Arduino or other microcontroller controlled robots. We will touch on... Learn more

  • 6 days ago · 7:30 PM

    Third Thursday Build Night

    9 Roboteers | 4.00

    Third and Fourth Thursdays are slated as general build nights. We hold these nights at the Austin Hackerspace because this gives us a place to work on our various... Learn more

  • July 10 · 6:00 PM

    Beginning Robotics

    11 Roboteers

    This is where your adventure in robotics can begin! The second weekly meeting is devoted to helping those who are new to robotics or are just robot curious to come in... Learn more

  • July 7 · 7:30 PM

    First Thursday General Topics

    4 Roboteers | 4.50

    Amazon,, and Raspberry Pi are teaming up to offer the Internet of Voice Challenge. More information is available here: Learn more

  • June 30 · 7:30 PM

    5th Thursday

    7 Roboteers

    This week Jeff will be assisting Rick with getting R2-D2 skins cut on the hackerspace laser cutter. He will also be mounting the Jetson board into Nomad in preparation... Learn more

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