Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sketchup-to-SVG problem

I seemed to have discovered an interface problem between Sketchup and the SVG plug-in. Here’s the part that I wanted to convert into SVG format: Not that complicated right? But here is how it appeared after I exported to SVG … Continue reading

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Grisbot revisions for prototype 2

I plan to build the second prototype today, and here is what it should look like: Wheels will use rubber bands instead of gaskets (saving $1 each wheel): Holes in the lid will enable a wire ‘hoop catcher’ to be … Continue reading

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Grisbot in Scratch with obstacle

A video demo of another challenge course with Grisbot: Here’s some detail on the screens:

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Grisbot in Scratch Demo

You’ll have to view the video here, because for some reason Youtube has overwritten the embedded link for this video with the one for the obstacle video.

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grisbot catch and release slide show

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Grisbot Catch and Release

Introducing the new, perhaps improved, L-catcher: Why an L-catcher? Because I think it can be used to not only catch but also release hoops. Here’s an example course for how releasing (aka ‘delivering a hoop’) could work: First we drive … Continue reading

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Grisbot Hoop Capture Challenge

Grisbot not only maneuvers, now it can capture and retrieve objects. At any rate, I’m thinking of making a hoop capture challenge. Roughly, the hook device and the capture operation look like this: Because the hook automatically captures the hoop, … Continue reading

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