[IAEP] [Butia-list] XO robotics
tony_anderson at usa.net
Tue Oct 16 11:49:35 EDT 2012
On 10/16/2012 10:36 AM, Andres Aguirre wrote:
> I think you guys will enjoy this:
> all the best
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 10:20 PM, Andres Aguirre <aguirrea at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I want to share with you this video
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gp3e1YAtJPs taken a few days ago in the
>> robotic event called sumo.uy  organized by the public Uruguayan
>> faculty of engineering. In this event there were two challenges for
>> the butiá robot, were schools from Uruguay come to participate.
>> This video is very nice, because is the robot that was done from the
>> scratch by students and a teacher of a small community in Uruguay.
>> They modify the original design of the butiá robot and use recycled
>> parts of old computer components to make the IO board and to make the
>> chassis of the robot with the case of an old PC.
>> all the best!
>>  www.fing.edu.uy/sumo.uy
>> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:45 AM, Alan Jhonn Aguiar Schwyn
>> <alanjas at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Putting the XO on top of the robot appears to me as a cute photo op
>>>>> not a necessity. It would be amazingly cool if the XO camera would
>>>>> images that real time were processed by the XO, or man a sonar sensor,
>>>>> something. So far I don't think this is happening, and the XO on the
>>>>> platform feels like a pour la gallerie innocent gimmick.
>>>> In fact, the XO is part of the robot and there is a plugin for
>>>> TurtleBlocks that allows to use the camera as a sensor color. (see
>>>> followme plugin)
>>> Exist a "followme" plugin for the TurtleBlocks (TurtleArt) activity:
>>> And exist a separate activity for the XO:
>>> A video of the activity FollowMe Butia:
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