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DresnerRobotics
12-23-2008, 06:53 PM
Greetings!
Just a quick reminder to everyone that there's only one week left to enter your project in the Trossen Robotics Community Project Contest!



The Trossen Robotics Community Contest was developed to help encourage growth and development of robotics technology. What better way to learn than to share one another's knowledge and experience? This contest has proven to be incredibly popular, with community member's projects profiled on sites such as Gizmodo, Engadget, MAKE, technabob, Gizmag, G4TV Attack Of the Show - Robot News, and many others!

Check out some of the amazing entries in this round:
Dance Dance Revolution (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2696) DIY Hacked Wall-E Toy (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2489) Robotic Marionette (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2668) My ANIMATRONIC PROJECT (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2398) My Autonomous Cookie Monster (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2609) Lego NXT Autonomous 'Wall-E' Robot (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2363) Roving Servo Bot (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2538) Meet Charlie (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2481)K-9 Autonomous Robot Pet (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2486) BubbleBoy (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2416) Home Built Wireless IP Executor (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2305) My little 4legged creature (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2537) Rise of the machines T-1 (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2600) Donna The Dead Bot (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2511) My Homemade alarm (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2610)







1st Place

Pleo™ from UGOBE (http://www.pleoworld.com/)

Features:

2 32-bit Microprocessors - central
and image processing
4 8-bit Subprocessors - motor control
14 motors
Over 100 custom-designed gears
Camera-based vision system - light detection and navigation.
2 Microphones - binaural hearing
8 Skin sensors - head, chin, shoulders, back, legs
4 Foot switches - surface detection
14 Force-feedback sensors - one per joint
Orientation tilt sensor - body position
Infrared mouth sensor - object detection
SD card slot - Pleo add-ons




2nd place


WowWee RS-Media (http://www.rsmediaonline.com/)

Features:

Chest Mounted LCD Screen
PC-Based Editing Suite
Head Mounted Camera
Sonic Sensors
40MB Memory w/ SD upgrade slot



3rd place

WowWee Roboquad™ (http://www.roboquadonline.com/)

Features:

IR Vision w/Scanning features
Head mounted LED's
72 Preprogrammed Functions
Multiple Modes
Advanced Motion Control
Personality Settings
Light Sensor
Sound Sensor


Please visit our Project Contest Page (http://www.trossenrobotics.com/contest.aspx?a=tremail) for further information and instructions on how and where to submit your project. Somebody is going to be a proud new owner of a WowWee Roboquad, RS-Media, or... wait for it.... a PLEO from UGOBE! Will it be you?


Sincerely,

The Trossen Robotics Team

4mem8
12-23-2008, 07:45 PM
Thanks for posting Tyberius, My project T-1 will not be finished in time , so hope It can still be entered. Damn bathroom renovation is taking all my time.

DresnerRobotics
12-23-2008, 07:58 PM
You're already entered and listed in the above post ;)

Adrenalynn
12-23-2008, 08:05 PM
What my esteemed colleague means to say is: "you're entered whether you like it or not!" :tongue:

Connor
12-23-2008, 08:31 PM
I would enter in Argos, but, he's just not ready yet.. I still have way too much to do on him. Currently, he's just a glorified computer on a iRobot Crate! :)

Thanks, Connor

jes1510
12-23-2008, 09:39 PM
I have a machine to enter so I better get my butt in gear and write it up. Thanks for the heads up!

DresnerRobotics
12-23-2008, 09:49 PM
I would enter in Argos, but, he's just not ready yet.. I still have way too much to do on him. Currently, he's just a glorified computer on a iRobot Crate! :)

Thanks, Connor

There's always next round! ;)

4mem8
12-24-2008, 03:24 AM
You're already entered and listed in the above post ;)


Sorry, What I really meant to say was I was not sure if it will be judged in an incomplete state!.

DresnerRobotics
12-24-2008, 05:00 AM
Well, it's up to you. If you would like to hold off until next round (or the round after, etc) when it is complete, you're more than welcome to!

4mem8
12-24-2008, 05:17 AM
Leave it Tyberius, See how it goes, But will certainly enter it in the next round as well, Thanks.