Q: What is SERVO?
A: Robot (ro’bot) noun
A “SERVO” is one of the base construction units of a robot. It converts a command into some type of action.
SERVO Magazine is dedicated to the “Next Generation of Robotics Experimenters”, devoted 100% to robots and robotics. With an all robots - all the time focus, each monthly issue will inspire, educate, and entertain with feature articles, interviews, tutorials, DIY projects, hacks, parts sources and much more. Whether you are building your first line-follower or finishing off the perception layer in a positronic brain, SERVO Magazine delivers the sharp technical tools you need to stay on the cutting edge. Advances in robotics are dynamic and as important as those of computers in the 80s and 90s.
Just as with computers, hobbyists are a driving force in their evolution. SERVO is there to take you inside this fascinating world of science and technology. Whether you want a front row seat or to jump in with your soldering iron and C compiler - SERVO Magazine is your ticket in the door. A definite must-read for anyone interested in building or learning about robots!
Features & Project Articles
Topics are diverse and range from programmable logic, stepping motor basics, radio communication basics for robots, autonomous operation, closed loop systems, voice recognition, adding vision, bit banging, to product and book reviews, and build-it-yourself bots and systems projects. Events such as DARPA, robot soccer championships, FIRST, ComBots, underwater robot challenges, just to name a few are covered, as well.
Columns & Departments
Mind/Iron – Bryan Bergeron
Insights and opinions from the mind of Editor Bryan.
Bots in Brief
Digest version of what’s new, happening, and innovative in robotics.
Robytes – Jeff Eckert
Stimulating robot tidbits.
Geerhead – David Geer
Monthly coverage of commercial, unique, and military robotics.
Ask Mr. Roboto – Dennis Clark
Your robotic problems solved here.
Robotics Resources – Gordon McComb
Where to get all of your robot stuff for the best prices.
Guest-hosted with different perspectives and opinions on all things robotic discussed and analyzed.
Then and Now – Tom Carroll
Advances in robots and robotics over the years.
Twin Tweaks – Evan and Bryce Woolley
Twin brothers hack whatever’s put in front of them, then tell you about it.
Restricted area for robot combatants only.
Showcase to show-off bots.
Find the competition of your choice.
(Currrent Edition not pictured)
News releases from companies announcing their latest and greatest new stuff, upgrades to old stuff, new technologies, or whatever information readers need to stay on the cutting edge.