We had an awesome Monday. We visited the TU’s institute of cognitive systems. They showed us robots that move like a human being when you touch them. They were able to detect the touches because of their special sensor skin. VR was also presented to us and they gave us the opportunity to try it … Schüler bauen Roboter 2017/2018 – Visit of the Institute for Cognitive Systems and Presentation at the adveisor event weiterlesen
There is a newspaper article that sums up our projects until now...
Yesterday there was the competition at the Technical University of Munich. Our contestants were amongst others Team GObot, Team FOS and Team Boss. First we were introduced to the jury and the conditions for winning the competition, then the teams were given about 20 minutes to optimize the robot for the last time. Our robot … Schüler bauen Roboter 2017/2018 – Competition Day weiterlesen
We have daily meetings now. Yesterday we did some tweaking on the eurobot robot. The repositories received an update. Furthermore the automation panel is fully functional. Today we finalized the robot for Schüler bauen Roboter. Hot glue can be your best friend. 😉 Let's hope for a great competition...
We have finished the appearance. The concept is ... cakes. That’s why we dress as bakers. The robot looks like a huge cake. The colors of the cake are yellow, orange, green and red. On top of the cake is a sign. The sign reads: "The cake is a mai". 😎 The robot and its … Schüler bauen Roboter 2017/2018 – The Look weiterlesen
We updated our GitHub repositories.
On Wednesday we had an extensive testing period. Following a line is more difficult than you might think it is. A big problem for us was bridging gaps in the line, because the range of the robot to look for the line was too small. To fix this issue we extended the area by driving … Schüler bauen Roboter 2017/2018 – Passing The Test Area With Flying Colours weiterlesen
HOLIDAY! And we are proud to be at our school preparing for our competitions. 😉 Both teams (the one for Schüler bauen Roboter, the other for eurobot) are doing their very best. Take a look how beautiful the little one on life support parks next to its older brother.
The competition date is closing in. Thus it is getting time to think of a proper decoration for our robot. Which one would you choose?
After an extensive period of testing we`ve found a problem, which is that our motorshield decided to go up in smoke. The head of coding is the same person that is the head of hardware. The problem has been fixed last monday by replacing the motorshield. So we are good to go for the competition … Schüler bauen Roboter 2017/2018 #5 weiterlesen