Projects

Fire Fighter Bot

A robot must autonomously navigate through a mock home with multiple rooms with a candle randomly placed in one of the rooms, simulating a house on fire. The robot needs to find the candle and put it out, paving the way for a house-hold robot which would find and extinguish small home fires before they...

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Line Follower

The objective of this contest is for a robot to follow a black line on a white background, without losing the line, and navigating several 90 degree turns. The robot to complete the course in the shortest period of time while accurately tracking the course line from start to finish wins.

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Kinetic Art

A kinetic art bot is any mechanical device that has at least one moving part. A kinetic art bot performs no useful function other than entertaining the viewer.

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Painter Art

Painting Robots have to paint something - the can use markers, oil, acrylic, or other mediums so long as the robot is moving the brush/pen in a 2 dimensional axis (printers do not qualify.)

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Muscle Wire

Robots with legs or wheels acuated by shape memory alloywires (e.g. NiiTiNOL) must rush from point to point, with the fastest robot winning. The robots may not have any traditional motors. All actuation must come from the shriking and expansion of shape memory allow wires.

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RoboMagellan

Much like the DARPA Grand Challenge, robots are programmed to make their way through an outdoor course going to various GPS centered orange cones as waypoints. The robots must avoid obstacles, and the start and end points are never line-of-site. Scoring is based on both speed and accuracy. The Robomagellan competition is probably one of the most...

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Kinetic ArtBot

Kinetic ArtBot
Category: ArtBot Event: Kinetic RoboGames: A kinetic art bot is any mechanical device that has at least one moving part. A kinetic art bot performs no useful function other than entertaining the viewer. The competition is scored on a scale of 1 to 10 based on aesthetics, attractiveness of movement, and functional completeness.   Our...

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