Minutes from the March 2014
Connecticut Robotics Society Meeting:
19 in attendance
Ray & Ty - showed us pictures of the robot they are making. Also they showed us a USB relay board, Ray had some giveaways too.
Discussion on next few meetings:
April meeting - will be on the 6th
May meeting - first Sunday 5/4
Mike - talked about the TVCOG Makerspace in the Troy NY area.
Jake - RadioShack is closing 1100 stores. He also showed us his little exercise dongle.
Walter - gave us a talk on Evolutionary Robotics - Large numbers of robots working together to solve a problem. He also showed us his Raspberry Pi robot that has a USB webcam that can find faces & colors.
Will - showed us his Ardunio project.
Another member showed us his pen-plotter project.
Jake - talked about bi-colored LEDs. Then he talked about the Mini-MakerFaire in Westport scheduled for April 26 and the MIT Flea-Market, which runs from April-October (3rd Sunday).
Eric - tone receiver for the Trinity tone start mode. Then he talked about the parts database that is up on the club website (www.ctrobots.org/CRS_CHIPS.xls). Send an e-mail to Eric (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you need any parts. He will mail / bring it to you at the next meeting.
Jake - giveaways.
Jim - showed the group his python plotting program through his Velleman K8055 board.
Another member showed pictures of his snow-clearing robot.
Good job to all.
The meeting adjourned at 3:30pm