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Robot Arm visits the Eagle (Lab) - update

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On 13th August a robot arm kit and myself went to a Pi Jam in Birmingham (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/eagle-labs-raspberry-jam-tickets-26066064300#) at the Eagle Lab in Birmingham. In the background of one of the pictures below you can see a glimpse of the arm, though three people are using or discussing it the time.





Our first RaspberryPi Jam was a success! Big thanks to @Warksraspijam for running the jam, a taste of events to come pic.twitter.com/rrC2ubda3U — Eagle Labs Bham (@eagle_labs_bham) August 15, 2016
Eagle Labs Raspberry Jam talks from @scottturneruon@mruktechreviews@martinohanlonpic.twitter.com/aTuoP8GKk5— CovAndWarksRaspiJam (@Warksraspijam) August 21, 2016
One of the questions that came up, was how to use the arm without proprietary software. To answer that I have had a go using Python to control the arm see the following for more details http://robotsandphysicalcomputing.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/usb-robot-arm-control-with-python-and.html.


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