Minutes from the Nov 2008
Connecticut Robotics Society Meeting:
Total Attendance: 15
Talked about past events and contests.
Talked about building robots and show & tell.
We voted on having a line following contest for the Dec.14 meeting.
Sebastian showed his lego NXT robot, prog 1 made it move forward and pick up a ball. Prog 2 utilized the ultrasonic sensor and had it back up when it came close to an object.
We then watched some "Robot News" podcast video's that Mark downloaded from i-tunes.
We went around the room and everyone introduced themselves and talked about their backgrounds.
Another new member showed a walker robot that he built several years back, unfortunately it was not operational.
Talked about some good publications for information on robotics.
1) Nuts & Volts
3) Circuit Cellar
4) EPE online (Everyday Practical Electronics)
We then had an open discussion.
The meeting adjourned around 3:30pm