Digital Dream Labs promised something called OSKR, that is an acronym for Open Source Kit for Robots, in their Kickstarter campaign that closed in March 2020 and raked in half a million Dollars. They promised to open source the firmare of Vector the robot, so everyone would be able to create “open Vector builds” or new functions for Vector.
There are a number of updates for the open source Escape Pod solution that Wire provided using the open sourced libraries for Chipper and Vector cloud.
Wire did more work on his Open Source Escape Pod and since it came a long way since the alpha it was now renamed wire-pod.
Wire just released a kind of early alpha for an Open Source Escape Pod on Github. He used the chipper and vector-cloud repositories that were provided by DDL on Github some time ago.
You can build an autonomous robot yourself, the nanosaur. On the project page you can follow the process to build it based on a Nvidia Jetson Nano computer
Earlier today I got mails from Github regarding issues I opened or commented on for Vector Web Setup. I found out that there were multiple new Vector-related repositories and wondered what those are about. Later …