The UK TechFest 2016 will be held by Birmingham City University this coming weekend on June 25th. Please note that the exact location is not the one you may remember. This year it will be held in the Curzon Building, room C087. You can find maps for the site and the Curzon building here: BCU City… Read More »
Birmingham City University are set to run their sixth annual Techfest at the City Centre Campus, Millennium Point, Birmingham. On Saturday 25 June 2016, the University will be host to a celebration of technology, engineering and science. As with previous events there will be a variety of activities during the day which is expected to include robotics contests for mini-sumo,… Read More »
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.
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.
The 2015 UK Techfest was held at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point on Saturday June 27. With a huge range of contests and entries, there was plenty to keep the robot enthusiast busy all day. Here are the results for the maze-based events:
On little more than a promise, robot builders gathered once more at Birmingham City University for the autumn contest known as Robofest. It was good to see some new faces and significant progress from a number of more established builders.
It seems that Derek Hall has been trawling through his old micromouse video and come up with some fascinating footage from1989 and 1990. The videos include some very rare footage of classic mice including MITEE III, MITEE VI, Supermouse, Enterprise and Thezeus. If you know anything about any of these mice – particularly the names of… Read More »
Here are the results summaries for the maze-based contests at Techfest 2014, held on June 28th at Millennium Point by Birmingham City University.
The 2014 UK micromouse contest took place on Saturday 28th June at Birmingham City University as part of their Techfest event. Last year the results were dominated by a small number of Chinese mice. With eight Chinese entries this year, how would the local entries fare?
The 2014 National Schools and Colleges Micromouse competition took place on Saturday 28th June as part of the TechFest event at the Technology Innovation Centre in Birmingham. This was the seventh year that the event has been hosted in Birmingham and the number of competitors registered reached a new high of 27.