Minutes from the June 2010

Connecticut Robotics Society Meeting:


The meeting started at 1pm

11 in attendance

1) First we saw Scott B. in an educational video promoting engineering made in conjunction with GHAMAS.

2) SpaceX video on the launch of their first rocket.

3) Marathon Robotics video on robots used for urban warfare training.

4) youTube video on SARCOS exoskeletons.

5) University of Colorado video on an unmanned aircraft used to study weather.

6) iRobot video on their Seaglider.

7) Next we had a review of Joe Bosworth's (smartrobots.com) talk at the CSC.

8) Then we had Jim & John's presentation on RobotBASIC and how they used it to virtualize the Obsticle Avoidance contest.

9) Then we had the real Obsticle Avoidance contest. We had three contestants. Jake, Mark, and one of our younger members. This proved to be a challenging event - good job to all.

10) One of our members was so kind to bring in his new iPad and gave us a nice demo.

11) Then we had a RoboSapien demo.

12) Finally we had another of our recently famous give-aways.

  -- Great job to all.


The meeting adjourned about 3:30pm.