This year marked the 35th All Japan Micromouse contest and my sixth visit to Japan. My hopes were high following some small success at earlier events this year but, in Japan, the competition is stiff.
In the final stages of preparation for the All Japan Micromouse contest here. Leaving at half past too early tomorrow, I should be there for Thursday morning. For those of you who want to stay up late – or early – you can watch the event live on Ustream and NicoNico. Details of the event… Read More »
The New Technology Foundation organises the All Japan Micromouse Tournament. They have now published the results and prizewinners list for the 34th event held at the Nagareyama Continuing Education Center Venue in 2013. Results: http://www.ntf.or.jp/mouse/micromouse2013/mm2013result01.html Prizes: http://www.ntf.or.jp/mouse/micromouse2013/mm2013prize01.html Thanks again to all those involved in putting on this excellent tournament.
The 2013 All Japan Micromouse Contest saw what I believe was a world first. That is – a micromouse used a camera to look at the entire maze, map all the walls and then perform a speed run straight to the centre.
The 34th All Japan Micromouse Contest was held at Nagareyama City Lifelong Learning Centre on November 23rd and 24th 2013. This was my fifth visit to this event – arguably the World Championships for the micromouse contest.
If you cannot be there for the 2013 All Japan Micromouse contest, then you will be able to watch it through live streaming from Nicovideo Visual Solutions. Details here: http://blog.nvs-live.com/?eid=166
In about 48 hours, I will be on a plane heading once more for Japan to take part in the 2013 All Japan micromouse contest. Pretty well all my micromouse preparation is done. At the contest in Birmingham on Saturday, Decimus ran as well as I could hope and better than I could expect. A… Read More »
Here are a few micromouse videos from Nicovideo at the 2012 All Japan Micromouse Contest. The event was streamed and recorded professionally throughout the weekend. Unfortunately, the source does not allow generic embedding so you will have to link out to these yourself: UPDATE – embedded videos are in the post below
The full results and maze details for the 2012 All Japan Micromouse contest, held at Shibaura Institute for Technology, Toyosa Campus in Tokyo have now been posted on the New Technology Foundation web site
The final day of the 2012 All Japan Micromouse Contest was exactly that. The three principal contests each had their finals event. Classic micromouse, half-size micromouse and line follower robot builders eagerly awaited the outcome of the big event.