Fable: A Modular Robot for Students, Makers and Researchers

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The vision of the Fable modular robotic system is to transform the development of robots from a process performed mainly by experts, to an easily accessible and motivating activity that enables a large range of users to assemble and animate their own robotic ideas. To achieve this vision, the Fable system consists of a range of modules equipped with sensors and actuators, which users can easily assemble into a wide range of robots within seconds. The robots are user- programmable on several levels of abstraction ranging from a simple visual programming language to powerful conventional ones. This paper provides a brief overview of the concept, design and state of development for the second version of the Fable modular robotic system.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of IROS 2014 Workshop on Modular and Swarm Systems.
Number of pages4
Publication date2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventIROS 2014 Workshop on Modular and Swarm Systems: from Nature to Robotics - Chicago, IL, United States
Duration: 14 Sep 201414 Sep 2014


ConferenceIROS 2014 Workshop on Modular and Swarm Systems
CountryUnited States
CityChicago, IL
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