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.
All is set for the fourth annual Techfest at Birmingham City University. On Saturday 28 June 2014, 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, line-followers, wall-followers, drag-racers and, of… Read More »
Birmingham City University hosted BCU RoboFest – the November robotics event in Birmingham for micromouse and other autonomous robots – on Saturday November 16th as a part of its open day. The day was a great success. As well as running our micromouse contests, we played host to several groups of prospective student – all… Read More »
Birmingham City University hosts BCU RoboFest – the November robotics event in Birmingham for micromouse and other autonomous robots. It has a number of competitions that test the skills of designers and the performance of their robots. The event is open to all ages and all skill levels – spectators are welcome. We aim to… Read More »
Here are the results tables for the senior micromouse events held as part of the 2013 Techfest by Birmingham City University at Millenium Point.
The 2013 National Schools and Colleges Micromouse competition took place on Saturday 29th June as part of the TechFest event at the Technology Innovation Centre in Birmingham. High Wycombe schools provided 19 competitors and used their long-standing association with this event to good effect. There were also entrants from Whitley Academy, Coventry and from Reading… Read More »