Soirée Pratique

Soiree Pratique 2013: Build your own Ambilight

Nov
07
Date: 
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 19:30

On the the 25th of November, the soiree pratique team organises a "Build Your Own Ambilight" evening.

Using a string of 25 indivually addressable RGB LEDs and an Arduino Uno board, we will help you build a simple yet ingenious system to dramatically improve your movie viewing experience!

Have no idea what Ambilight is? The string of LEDs is attached behind your monitor or TV and lights up according to the content of the screen to "extend" the scene. More at Wikipedia

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Soirée Pratique fall 2013: Sumo Robot IV: Programming and Tweaking

Nov
04
Date: 
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 20:45

The IEEE student branch Leuven is happy to announce the fourth session of the Soirée Pratique of the academic year 2013-2014. We are going to make the robot intelligent in this 'Build Your Own Robot' session. Bring your laptop and robot! Please register at the bottom of this page.

The slides can be found below.

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Soirée Pratique fall 2013: Sumo Robot III: Sensors

Oct
28
Date: 
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 19:30

Monday 28/10 at 19:30 the IEEE Student Branch of Leuven, in cooperation with local joint IAS-IES Student Branch chapter, organises the third Soiree Pratique session of the semester. In this workshop, we help you to develop sensors to include on your robot platform. The focus will be on:

Long range distance sensors
Short range distance sensors
Cheap touch sensors

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Soirée Pratique fall 2013: Sumo Robot II: Motors

Oct
21
Date: 
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 19:30

The IEEE student branch Leuven is happy to announce the second session of the Soirée Pratique of the academic year 2013-2014. We are going to start to build a robot platform in the first 'Build Your Own Robot' session, on Monday October 21 at 19h30 in 02.58. We'll have a look at the power of the robot: motors and how to control them. For this session, you will need an Arduino board (see order list) and a laptop.

Please register at the bottom of this page

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Soirée Pratique fall 2013: arduino basics

Oct
14
Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 19:30

The first '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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Sumo Robot Competition in Gent

May
06
Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 19:00

On 30 April, IEEE Student Branch Leuven participated in the Sumo Robot Competition in Gent.

Congratulations to Arnout and Jeroen with their robot KU Stealth for winning the creativity award and the 6th place in the total ranking!

Thank you to all teams for participating, you did amazingly well! You can find an overview of all robots below:

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Soirée Pratique: Create an Arduino Game Console

Mar
18
Date: 
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 19:30

Missing to play Snake on your cellphone? Tetris? Space Invaders? Don't worry! Today (18/03/2013, 19h30 @ ESAT 2.58, P&O room) we'll create our own game console with an Arduino!

We will build an Arduino shield with a cellphone screen, some buttons and a buzzer. Some sample code will get you up & running in no time. This will give you endless possibilities to create your own 8-bit games!

Registration is required and the parts cost will be max. 15 euro, without the Arduino. A number of Arduino Uno boards will be available, but please bring one if you have one!

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Soirée Pratique: home automation

Mar
11
Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 19:30

Soiree Pratique: Home automation

Program your own domotics system!

  • Wireless
  • Compatible with:
    • Android, iOS,..
    • Smartphone, Tablet

Monday 11 March

  • 19.30h
  • ESAT 02.58

Pricing: (without/with arduino purchase)

  • IEEE: free/€15
  • Non-IEEE:  €5/€20

Bring some device(s) that you want to switch on and off with your smart phone:

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Soirée Pratique: Pimp your Sumo-bot II

Mar
04
Date: 
Monday, March 4, 2013 - 19:30

IEEE SB Ghent has challenged us for a Sumo Robot Battle on Tuesday April 30th.
Off course we can't loose our face, therefore we'll organize some sessions to pimp your robot!

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Soirée Pratique: Pimp your Sumo-bot I

Feb
25
Date: 
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 19:30

IEEE SB Ghent has challenged us for a Sumo Robot Battle on Tuesday April 30th.
Off course we can't loose our face, therefore we'll organize some sessions to pimp your robot!

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