Other Projects

Cyclone V SOC FPGA Design: Lessons Learned

By Ken Wells | Apr 4, 2016

Cyclone V Lessons From an Angry Moose In 2013, Nuvation designed and built a mechatronic version of the popular mobile game Angry Birds. Keeping with our company’s Canadian heritage, we dubb...

Angry Moose in Plenoptic

By Lindsay Farlow | Feb 11, 2016

Have you played Angry Moose yet? If not, here’s a great view of the experience using a Lytro light-field camera. The Lytro camera records the entire light field, instead of just a 2D image, which...

An Angry Moose in Silicon Valley

By Joseph Xavier | Nov 25, 2015

Angry Moose is Nuvation’s Canadian version of Angry Birds, but we chose the real world instead of a video game as the best place to play – with a real catapult, and real animals (okay, real stuffe...

The Kegerator Goes Live!

By Lindsay Farlow | Jul 25, 2015

Nuvation Garage has hosted a few parties in the past month, and the kegerator is performing beautifully! It’s not much to look at yet, but there’s been a ton of progress on the software side. Staf...

Nuvation Garage Knows How To Party

By Joseph Xavier , Lindsay Farlow | Jun 21, 2015

Nuvation Headquarters moved into its new building in April 2013, rolled up the Garage door and broke the place in properly, with a party for 125 of our closest family and friends. While we proudly ...

Nuvation Garage Team Prepares Robots for Battle

By Lindsay Farlow | Apr 17, 2015

Nuvation combat robots Texas Heat and Son of Ziggy are gearing up for RoboGames in San Mateo, CA this weekend. The event, named one to the list of Best Ten North American Geek Fests by Wired Magazine...

"Autobox" Hardware Testing Tool

By Daniel Steger | Apr 8, 2015

Have you ever needed to power cycle your hardware remotely? Have you ever wanted to read several different voltage levels remotely? Do you want the ability to remotely control AC outlets? How about to...

Discofish Meets Paparazzi at Burning Man 2014

By Joseph Xavier | Sep 14, 2014

It look like the tech paparazzi got a snap of Discofish, Nuvation’s ever evolving autonomous vehicle experiment, at Burning Man 2014, and an honorable mention in Techcrunch. Well, to be fair, they c...

Carnegie Science Center features Nuvation Air Hockey Robot!

By Nuvation | Jun 13, 2014

6/13/09 – Carnegie Science Center robotics exhibition opens featuring Nuvation Air Hockey Bot! Roboworld™, the world’s largest and most comprehensive permanent robotics exhibition, opened Jun...

DiscoFish is Reborn

By Nuvation | May 31, 2014

The DiscoFish Burning Man mutant vehicle was born in 2002 from the humble single parent that was the Storm art car. After hitchhiking around the universe for 8 years, DiscoFish came back to the playa...