Those of you who have been following this site for a while know we are a big fan of advanced robotic kits such as the PhantomX Hexapod Mark II. These robots are designed for educators, researchers, and learners. The PhantomX Hexapod Mark II has an open source software and an Arduino-compatible robo-controller. Thanks to Ovpipod, you can now control the robot using your tablet.
The above video shows how the above-mentioned robot can be controlled using a controller or a tablet. The good news is the instructions and files you need are provided on GitHub. You can get your own robot for under $1200.