Monthly Archives: April 2011

CNRG/ORE Robot games website is live!

The Ottawa Robotics Enthusiast (O.R.E) group will be hosting a Canadian National Robot Games Regional competition on June 11th, 2011, in the Arts Court “Library”. The competition will be held at Arts Court, starting at 10am until 4pm. The event … Continue reading

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Back to the SumoORE chassis

Made some updates to the SumoORE chassis today. I moved the front blade out flush at the front, shaved a bit off the back, cut some openings at the back for the rear IR. Instead of black like the first … Continue reading

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Working on sumoORE pcbs

Received the sumoORE pcbs from Seeedstudio finally so I’m working on building up a test platform with PCB and base. Assembly of the pcbs went pretty good. Lots of wide open space on these guys. Schematics and details can be … Continue reading

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2011 Firefighting competition at Trinity College

Me and a couple of other O.R.E. members spent the weekend in Hartford, Connecticut at the Trinity Firefighting Competition. It was my 8th year attending. Wow, time flies. As always, it was a blast. There is some sort of geek … Continue reading

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Line Maze Solver

Playing with turning my line follower into a maze solver for the robot games in Ottawa. Took a little video of it running a maze. Its all pretty basic right now… just following the ‘left wall’ algorithm… takes every left … Continue reading

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