Soirée Pratique

Soirée Pratique Sumo robot competition 2015

Feb
04
Date: 
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 19:30

On March 16th we'll have our annual sumo-robot competition.
Create your own, autonomous sumo-robot and join the competition!
In this competition your robot has to find an opponent and push him out of the sumo-field (a black circular field with white rim).
You first play against all oponents of your group.
The best robots go to the next stage of the competition, with semi-finals and finals.
There are nice prizes for the three best robots, the best bachelor team and the most original robot.

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Soirée Pratique spring 2015: programming your sumo-bot

Feb
04
Date: 
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 19:30

Past semester you created a basic sumo-robot.
During this first session of the new semester, you are going to program it!
We'll give a short presentation on programming strategies, after which you can develop your own.
We'll provide a sumo field to test your robot.

Don't have your sumo-robot working yet?
No problem, we'll help you out to get started.

Please register below.

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Soirée Pratique fall 2014: Sensors

Nov
20
Date: 
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 19:30

In this third session we will add some sensors to the sumo robot in order to collect information from its environment. The available sensors are ultrasonic sensors, infrared distance sensors, line detection sensors (black/white).

 

After a short explanation of the different sensors, you can buy the sensors you think are most usefull for your robot.

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Soirée Pratique fall 2014: Motors

Oct
24
Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 19:30

In this second session to build a sumo-robot, we'll make our robot move by adding motors and their controllers!

Please try to  bring 6 AA batteries, if possible!

Subscribe below and order the parts you want/need on: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1-AqU0yxkMDQ_323OOoEfdL5WMQas89N3IzcpW-rZF8k/viewform

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Soirée Pratique fall 2014: Arduino Basics

Oct
14
Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 19:30

The first real 'Soirée Pratique' of this semester is on the popular and easy to program Arduino micro-controller.

We'll provide the Arduino's and equipment, you bring creativity and your laptop if you've one! We'll start with a short introduction and guide you through the setup. At the end we'll give a small reception which gives you the oportunity to get to know us better and ask questions on further SP.

Please register below and indicate whether you'll bring a laptop.

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Soirée Practique Introduction

Oct
01
Date: 
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 20:00

We're back in full force!
Thinking of building your own drone or robot?
Do you want to fly a drone?
Interested in bringing your technical skills in practice?
Then join us on in our new series of Soirée Pratique.

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Soirée Pratique spring 2014: introduction to Raspberry Pi

Feb
26
Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 19:30

On Monday March 10th, 19h30 @ ESAT 02.58,
we organize the first of the Soirée Pratiques of this semester.

This session we'll introduce the Raspberry Pi,
a 'hot-item' for many hobby projects that need some processing power.
The Raspberry Pi provides an ARM based small computer running a full OS for a student budget friendly price!
In this session we'll look at Raspbian, a Linux distribution for Raspberry Pi based on Debian.

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Results IEEE SB Sumo Robot Competition 2013

Dec
02

The official result of the Sumo Robot Competition 2013:
(robot name -by- team members)
1) Tracker by Maarten Baert
2) Aiki Liu by Bart Theys, Jonas Vantilt, and Maxim Vochten
3) KU Stealth by Arnout Devos
3) W8-4-IT by Tom De Groote and Wito Delnat
5) Hexabot by Lieven Paulissen
6) Sumo-b*tch by Tom Sydney Kerckhove and Tim Gillis
Most original robot: sumo-b*tch

Congrats at all participants!

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Soirée Pratique fall 2013: Sumo Robot Competition

Dec
02
Date: 
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 19:30

On Monday December 2nd the heroic battle of robots will take place in the machine room of the thermotechnical institute.
Multiple robots, carefully tweaked by their creators will contest each other in a breathtaking carnage.

Attendance of the preparational sessions is not required, registration is (below).

PRIZES:
*1th: Hubsan X4 mini quadcopter RTF + IEEE membership for 2014
*2nd: Beer selection
*most original robot: Beer selection

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Soirée Pratique fall 2013: Sumo Robot V: Training Session

Nov
18
Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 19:30

This session on Monday 18/11 allows you to test your tactics on the field!
Also teams that didn't follow the previous sessions and want to test their skills on the field are welcome!

Please register below.

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