Can a robot really help with everyday tasks?

People often ask how old you need to be to get started with robotics. The truth is we’ve seen students as young as 6 years old assembling and controlling our BiBli robots and the ages seem to just get younger and younger. My friend Alex recently sent me a video of his daughter who had won some acclaim at her school in… Read more →

How to change the default Raspberry Pi 3 wi-fi settings from command line on a BiBli Robot

Wondering how to change a Raspberry Pi to connect to a new wi-fi network? Login using: ssh pi@ipaddress (or simply connect to your HDMI monitor and a USB keyboard) pw: raspberry pi@bigboy:/  cd /etc/wpa_supplicant pi@bigboy: /etc/wpa_supplicant $ ls pi@bigboy:/etc/wpa_supplicant $ sudo nano wpa_supplicant.conf (edit the file to include the new network ssid and password and reboot) Read more →

Meet MiraBot and BiBli 2.0 at Family Engineering Day

Robots are so much fun. Over the past 4 years we’ve worked to create a hardware and software combination that was open and easy yet powerful. Qi Liu is a PhD candidate at CU’s College of Electrical Engineering. She’s also one of the original architects of the BiBli hardware and operating system. Recently she’s been working to create a self-balancing… Read more →

BiBli Developer Kit Documentation

Following are the instructions for set-up and operation of a BiBli Developer Kit: 1. Place all parts on a clear desk. You should have a motor kit, a BiBli OS, BiBli wiring and a Raspberry Pi and battery. 2. Insert SD card into Raspberry Pi, plug in and power up. 3. BiBli connects to any wi-fi called bibli with pw… Read more →

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