Mastering Low-Level Control in Quadruped Robotics

In the evolving landscape of robotics, the Unitree quadrupeds represent a significant leap forward, embodying the fusion of advanced engineering and sophisticated control systems. At the heart of its agility and versatility lies an essential concept in robotics: low-level control. Understanding this foundational layer is not just about grasping how robots move but appreciating the […]

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How Quadrupeds are Pioneering Advances for the Visually Impaired

In an era where technology bridges the gap between capability and aspiration, quadruped robots emerge as beacons of hope for the visually impaired. DroneBlocks, at the forefront of integrating cutting-edge robotics into education, offers the Unitree quadruped robot, a sophisticated device. This initiative enhances robotics and computer science programs and lays the groundwork for significant […]

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Innovating Agriculture with Quadruped Robotics

In the rapidly evolving world of agriculture, technology plays a pivotal role in addressing productivity, sustainability, and efficiency challenges. Among the most innovative advancements are quadruped robots, which are transforming the agricultural landscape and proving to be a valuable educational tool in STEM learning. The Unitree Go2 Quadruped stands out as a prime example of […]

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NEW COURSE! Unitree Go1 Low-Level Motor Control

Unlock the full capabilities of your Unitree Go1 Quadruped. Gabe hands you the keys to control at the joint level. DroneBlocks is excited to be joined once again by guest curriculum specialist Gabriel Margolis in this all new Course that explores Motor Control in the Unitree Go1. Gabe is a Graduate Researcher at the MIT […]

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NEW COURSE! GO1 Basic Training With DroneBlocks

DroneBlocks is proud to announce a new, entry-level course for our GO1 Quadruped Robot series. Our existing Getting Started With Unitree GO1 course is a great video series to get acquainted with the basic functionality and housekeeping of the GO1 Robot. However, we know the learning curve can be steep when such an advanced machine […]

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Code-Crew, Bringing the Possible to Memphis

Oftentimes the newest technology is the stuff of our imaginations. DroneBlocks’ prides itself on being at the very forefront of STEM Education with our hardware offerings, making those daydreams a reality for students around the world. That’s why when we speak with Educators like Luis Bolaños at organizations like Code-Crew, we know we’re doing it […]

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Blazing Trails with The DroneBlocks Go1 Quadruped

“If you want to be on the bleeding edge, sometimes you’re going to get cut!” Figuratively of course! True words nonetheless from a pioneering student at Northridge High School taking on the challenge of teaching the schools GO1 Quadruped how to utilize Computer Vision. You may remember Joe Miller from a previous educator spotlight – […]

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NEW COURSE! Using Computer Vision with Unitree Go1 EDU

Teach Your GO1 to Detect a Treat Using Computer Vision! The DroneBlocks team is always mining for new tricks to teach our Robot Dog. And any time fresh inspiration comes from a fellow tinkerer – we invite them to join the Curriculum team to share their knowledge with our eager community. That’s just what happened […]

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Prompt the Unitree Go1 Using ChatGPT

DroneBlocks continues its roll-out of original Unitree Go1 Programming by introducing a new tutorial featuring OpenAI’s ChatGPT. You may remember us covering a similar topic – using ChatGPT to prompt our Tello Drones using “layman’s instructions” that was inspired by Microsoft’s Autonomous Robotics Team’s experiments. Needless to say, the Go1 is a bit more advanced […]

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Educator Spotlight, Al Salcè

How STEM Education is shaping the next generation of first responders Alcidé Salcé is a 21-year veteran of the FDNY and a member of the Command Tactical Unit in charge of dispatching state-of-the-art, first responder technology such as Drones and Quadruped Robotics. “Whenever we are busy, unfortunately, that means someone is having a bad day,” […]

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