All Japan Micromouse 2015 Pictures

Some pictures from the All Japan Micromouse contest 2015. Continue reading

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All-Japan Micromouse 2015 Finals

Taking part in the finals of the all Japan micromouse contest can be a nerve-wracking experience. One Japanese contestant, whom I had barely spoken with before, and whom I thought was a certainty for a good place just walked up to me and said “I am so very nervous. I feel pain in my stomach”. He was far from alone. Continue reading

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All Japan Micromouse 2015 qualifiers

Saturday is qualifying day for the All Japan Micromouse contest. Year on year, the contest continues to grow and the challenge is ever greater. Find out who gets through to the finals here. Continue reading

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IET Robot Triathlon

The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) is holding a robot triathlon event in Derby on March 12th 2016. There are three event classes – Line Followers, Time Trials and a Drag Race. The contest is open to individuals, school and student groups.

For full details see the IET events site.

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Micromouse Sensor Design

Selecting the best micromouse sensor design is a study in electronics, physics, geometry, maths and coding. Here I will look at some of the design considerations for the sensors in the next iteration of my micromouse. find out more

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BCU Robofest 2015

This year’s Robofest event at Birmingham City University’s Millennium Point site will take place on Saturday November 14th. This annual robotics festival features contests for all ages and abilities and is open to all.

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Minos 2015 Presentations

Minos 2015 was held at Birmingham City University on April 18th/19th 2015. Following its traditional pattern, the Saturday saw a diverse range of talks and presentation on subjects relating to small robotics.

Here’s how the schedule worked out: Continue reading

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Minos 2015 – contest roundup photos

Here are the pictures I used to illustrate the contest roundup at Minos15. Each has a small story to tell or point to make. Ask if you want to know what it is. See the Pictures

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UK Micromouse 2015 – Decimus 4

At the 2015 UK Micromouse contest on Saturday, I ran the latest revision of Decimus 4. I will call this one D4DR1. It really is about time I built a new mouse though.  Find out how it ran

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Schools Micromouse Competition Report 2015

The 2015 National Schools and Colleges Micromouse competition took place on Saturday 27th June as part of the TechFest event at the Technology Innovation Centre in Birmingham. Read All About It

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