Vex Walker Inspired By Terrifyingly Beautiful Beach Walkers

The latest Vex prototype robot kit is just called Walker—a generically oblique name that somehow makes it scarier—and is inspired by Dutch artist Theo Jansen's terrifyingly beautiful beach creatures. » 2/16/09 10:40am 2/16/09 10:40am

New Vex Robotics Kits: Smaller, Cheaper, Chattier, Wireless-er

Remember Vex, the RadioShack robot platform that was going to change the face of home android-army construction? After a spell out of the limelight, it's back with some cool upgrades: the RCR Mini platform is half the size (and at under $100, a third the cost) of standard Vex, and works alone or with the larger set if… » 2/07/08 12:30pm 2/07/08 12:30pm

Radio Shack to Carry Badass Robots

These days kids (and the grown-ups who act like them) get all of the coolest toys. Radio Shack announced that they will be carrying a series of new accessories for their current Vex Robotics line. Radio Shack originally worked with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) to develop the Vex… » 10/05/05 9:44am 10/05/05 9:44am