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

2) Servo

3) Circuit Cellar

4) EPE online (Everyday Practical Electronics)

 

We then had an open discussion.

 

 

The meeting adjourned around 3:30pm