Quad Rotor Development

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, Projects, Technical

While studying and working a Labman, I designed, built and developed a Quad Rotor including the frame, electronics and flight control software as I thought it would be an interesting challenge and learning exercise. The software is written in C++ and runs on an on-board micro-controller called an mBed. I used the Quad Rotor in my University dissertation, developing semi-autonomous …

Labman take TIDAS to the American Coating Show 2014!

Robert Hodgson Exhibitions, Labman News, TIDAS

After the success of Labman’s recent trip to China what better way to exhibit our TIDAS “fineness of grind” robot than to take it to the American Coatings Show in Atlanta, Georgia USA. The show was held in the Georgia World Congress Center, which boasts over 110,000 net square ft of exhibit space. More than 480 exhibitors were at the …

Labman Visit the Newcastle Maker Faire 2014

Robert Hodgson Exhibitions, Just For Fun

On Sunday some enthusiastic makers and tinkers of the Labman team paid a visit to the Newcastle Maker Faire. The day started off grey and wet so we were really hoping for a good event to lift our spirits. After the short travel to Newcastle from our base in Seamer we arrived at the life centre, which hosted the event …