[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] butiá robot challenges in sumo.uy event
aguirrea at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 15:24:18 EDT 2011
Thank you Steve, that's exactly the main idea behind the butiá
project: extend the actuation and sensorial capabilities of the XO and
reuse the software and hardware present in it in order to transform
the XO in a mobile low cost robot. And that's one of the important
differences with a commercial kit like lego.
Yesterday we could put our hands in the XO 1.75, that has more sensors
like the accelerometer and the light sensor and also I think a
magnetic compass ;) So we are very motivated with 1.75 version and the
future posibilities of the butia robot.
Regards from Uruguay
On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Steve Thomas <sthomas1 at gosargon.com> wrote:
> This is a great use of the XO. So for comparison, how much would it cost
> for an arduino, with video camera, color display, speakers, speech to text
> capabilites, wireless internet?
> Plus you get programming environments like Scratch, Etoys and Turtle Art.
> My guess an XO would win and it does so much more!!!
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Andres Aguirre <aguirrea at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thank you Kevin!
>> There are some more pics in flickr:
>> and some videos in http://www.youtube.com/proyectobutia
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 7:33 AM, Kevin Mark <kevin.mark at verizon.net>
>> > On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 08:24:50PM -0300, Andres Aguirre wrote:
>> >> Hi, I want to share with you what we was doing the last week here in
>> >> Uruguay:
>> >> http://www.fing.edu.uy/inco/proyectos/butia/mediawiki/index.php/Review
>> > Hi Andres,
>> > this looks like more excellant work about the butiabot. I was showing
>> > photos of
>> > the bot at the Maker Faire NYC 2011 booth to all the kids and parents as
>> > your
>> > project is the one that shows how the kids are learning about robotics,
>> > programming and computational thinking. And also how people can derive
>> > new
>> > software and new educational uses with an 'open' approach in a learning
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