All fools day it may have been … but not at the Open University headquarters today in Milton Keynes. The ‘Robotics in the Curriculum’ event was attended by a variety of people from the commercial and education worlds. Looking for ways to develop the use of robotics in education, there was plenty of experience to… Read More »
The National Space Centre is having a robot weekend in May this year: See robots from the TV series Robot Wars Compete in the battle arena Take part challenges to test your skills and win prizes Build and test your own robot, including the new LEGO Mindstorm Support your team in Robot Soccer Watch the… Read More »
Tonight was the monthly Midlands Club meeting. The club meets on the first Monday of each month at the Technology Innovation Centre in Birmingham. We have been running for a couple of years now and anyone interested in micromouse or robotics in general is welcome to come along for a chat. We had a modest… Read More »
Weren’t around for roboTIC, or intrigued by the results? These results were kindly supplied by Derek Hall.
The guys from Robosavvy forum have confirmed that they will yet again be demonstrating their bipedal wares at ROBOtic’07, and are intending to run several competitions.The bipeds were very well received at UK Micromouse 2007, and a promised demonstration of stair climbing could mean that they reach even greater heights …….(!)
It seems that the Japanese organising committee for micromouse would like to update the rules to reduce mouse and maze to half its current size. Check out the Google-translated page: www.robomedia.org
While testing out a new (to me) video search engine, I came across a Youtube video of a micromouse built from the new Lego NXT kit. Slow, to be sure, but convincing nonetheless. Have a look: