How open source can help you build a voice-activated robotic arm

Sometimes you stumble on the most interesting projects, and you get all inspired to start making stuff yourself. The other day, I came across a really cool DIY attempt at building a voice activated robotic arm.

Okay, to be fair, the robotic arm is already built, but the good news is that it only costs around US$55. You can buy it directly from OWI if you’re based in the US, or you can buy it from Maplin if you’re in the UK.

The rest of the project is built on freely available open-source software, and doesn’t look particularly difficult to set up.

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