namako (@KantenNamako) is an Professional Engineer in Biotechnology and Bio-engineering; Ph.D. in Biology. He loves Robotics, animals, especially for birds.
He first noticed the eye-catching movement of Stack-chan. He used Stack-chan as a display to show the values of sensors, in a booth for teaching about sensing at "Chiba science festa". Stack-chan was so effective in attracting visitors that he was able to keep the children occupied until the end of his explanation.
Stack-chan is equipped with a single I2C Grove port, but it is possible to connect multiple sensors by using an I2C hub unit like this.
As simple as Stack-chan itself is, it can be equipped with additional sensors and gimmicks for various kinds of play. The work below combines a 3D printed rubber band gun with Stack-chan.
This super-cool robot makes a "blam!" sound and flash as the rubber bands are fired. All these effects is written in UIFlow, M5Stack's visual programming platform.
Full Armor Stack-chan...shortened to Full Stack-chan ;)
He is also developing a wing unit to be attached to the Stack-chan.
And the owl face. He plans to make Stack-chan into a smart bird robot.
He is using Stack-chan in this way to develop a learning platform robot for kids. He plans to show it off at a science event next year. Can't wait to see what it turns out to be!