Every year since its inception, the All-Japan contest has grown in popularity and stature. During that time, there have been many changes. Most notably, the half-size event, introduced in 2009, has become very popular. There are now so many entries that organising the event must meet new challenges each year. For 2018, the contest in… Read More »
Just in case you were expecting some hot micromouse action at Otley college on Sunday May 20th, I am sorry to tell you that there will be none this year. Perhaps next time.
The maze file archive mentioned in my earlier post has been updated and the maze files moved to their own repository on github. The new set is better organised and contains many new mazes, including those from the New Technology Foundation archive. https://github.com/micromouseonline/mazefiles
MMkit is a basic stepper micromouse from Globaltronic in Portugal. here is a full set of code to turn it into a maze-solving demonstrator.
The UKMATTS Micromouse competition took place on November 4th at Hazlemere near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. The event was organised and run by Duncan Louttit. The maze and line following track were kindly lent to us by Birmingham City University. The timing gear was provided by David Hannaford, Ian Butterworth and Duncan Louttit. For the… Read More »
If you search for micromouse in Spain, you are likely only to end up at a software company site. However, Miguel Sánchez de León Peque recently sent me details of a new micromouse made by him and Clara Casas Castedo and it looks great.