Category: Robotics

Misty II Project Directory, Part 2: Sample Code

Welcome back! In Part 1 of this series, we published a list of community-shared skills and robot applications for you to explore. Part 2 continues by gathering links to skills and sample code maintained by the Misty Robotics organization. Whether you’re learning to use Misty’s REST API, JavaScript SDK, or .NET SDK (Beta), these examples […]

Misty II Project Directory, Part 1: Community Skills

Credit for the images in the banner collage belongs to developers from the Misty Community. Since Misty’s launch, the developer community has built and shared a vibrant collection of skills, controller applications, development tools, and other projects for the Misty II platform. Part of our work in promoting these efforts is to make sure these […]

Misty Robotics Launches New Open-Source Application Template Initiative

We have a new open-source initiative to share – Misty II Application Templates. It’s all about making it faster and easier to build skills, and is geared to tapping the creativity of the community. Misty Robotics will seed the initiative with templates geared to skills that have broad applicability. The first template out the door […]

Building the Misty Two-Factor Authentication Skill

Designed to look friendly and approachable, it’s understandable when people at first confuse Misty for a toy. Make no mistake, Misty’s capabilities mean she is ready to take on serious tasks. It’s these capabilities that are necessary to bring your code to life in the 3D world the way Misty does.  Last month, as we […]

Misty’s Capacitive Touch Sensors

Misty has more than 25 sensors, six of which are capacitive touch sensors. Adam Citarella, Misty Robotics’ Senior Software Engineer, describes them as “the least specific intended use” sensors but that doesn’t mean they’re not important. We spoke to Adam about what capacitive touch sensors are, why Misty has them, how they can be leveraged […]

Misty Hears You… So What Comes Next?

The human brain uses several cues for sound localization including the intensity (loudness), timing, and the frequency of noise. Due to the need to detect and react timely to threats, humans have become quite good at locating the source of sound — within two degrees of space, in fact! For the hearing enabled, it’s the reason […]