We build and test drive the new DJI RoboMaster S1, an RC robot that has a powerful drive system, blaster capabilities, and robust programming potential. We found that it was really fun to assemble and were really impressed with its responsiveness and FPV control. There's a lot to unpack here!
Adam meets the titular character from the new film 'I Am Mother', and surprisingly, this robot is actually an incredible practical costume fabricated by Weta Workshop. Luke Hawker, the lead on the build who also performed as Mother, shows us how this complex suit works and what it takes to transform into a mechanical character.
Adam Savage explains what his new show, Savage Builds, is all about and what fans of Mythbusters and Tested can expect. Watch Savage Builds when it premieres Friday June 14th on Discovery Channel!
Brian Feldman of the Northampton Community College Fab Lab shows us Tobor (Robot backwards), the massive mechanized dinosaur that made the trip out to this year's Bay Area Maker Faire. And yes, it is controlled with a Nintendo Power Glove.
We try on the Nreal Light, the first augmented reality wearable that actually looks like a pair of glasses. We're impressed by the weight of the Light at under 90 grams, the resolution and color of the AR images, and its compatibility with smartphones. Plus, Jeremy gives his impressions of the upcoming Asgard's Wrath after a two-hour demo!
Adam shares the story of the very first object he made in a shop, when he was twelve years old in his school's shop class. This project was inspired by one of his favorite gags in The Little Rascals! More stories like this one are in Adam's new book, Every Tool's a Hammer, available now!