Christmas for robot enthusiasts means: The first parts of our robot arrived. And as "Tim The Toolman Taylor" knows: All you need is MORE POWER. 😉 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBNPAJLhKZ4&start=0&end=10 The building process is up and running. We hope to deliver some more evidence of the progress soon. Stay tuned!
As usual for MAI we do not stop working just because it is Christmas Season. As one of our team members went on family holiday to Finland, he took the SAM with him. Luckily it arrived there fully functional because it was very well cushioned. We are excited to gain new insights on the trip. … SAM – Exciting news – SAM is travelling to Finland weiterlesen
Merry Christmas for everyone! And let's hope for a lot of thrilling competition days in the year 2020!
The team participating in "Schüler bauen Roboter" had to learn to program. 🙂 (author: Bastian)
After a lot of pressure at school, we continued working on the hardware of the big bot this week. The idea of using a frame of 2020 extrusions, which is composed of several layers, is similar to last year's. The heavy motors are located in the first layer in order to have a low center … Eurobot – layers of the big robot weiterlesen
We built further parts of the Eurobot arena. And the chairman of the "Bund Naturschutz Markt Indersdorf" met us. (author: Bastian)
Last Friday we hosted the chairman of the local association for environmental protection (Bund Naturschutz) in our school. We told him about the creative process involved in building the SAM, from the first drafts and prototypes up until its state as of now. Unfortunately, we could not provide him with an accurate demonstration of what … SAM – reviewing SAM weiterlesen
This week our software team wrote their first line of code in python. Unfortunately we discovered new important problems we didn’t notice. Another point is we didn’t upgrade our model - hopefully we will have done it next week. The manufacture of our robot is starting. If everything works as intended, it will be a modular, wooden robot. We are still … Student Robotics – first python experiences weiterlesen
This week we built the first parts of the arena for Eurobot. Furthermore the different projects provided the teams with update presentations about their projects. (author: Bastian)
Recently we have been pondering over how to make SAM a more approachable and practical project. During that process we came up with quite some exciting ideas which shall be revealed shortly, so stay tuned for that! In the meantime, we decided to build in another part, an anemometer to be exact, in order to … SAM – anemometer upgrade weiterlesen