Hackergrant Project Report: FollowBot

Overview: The aim of Project FollowBot was to build an autonomous robot that could follow a person around a house. We wanted to build a prototype while investigate current autonomous robot tracking technologies and limitations. An autonomous tracking robot could have many uses, including: Search and rescue. Following you with your luggage through an airport. […]

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TechSpace at Mudgeeraba Show 2016

We’re proud to be part of the 88th Annual Mudgeeraba Show on the 25th & 26th of June. Come on down and check us out. We’ll have some robots and electronics on display along with information about our group and projects. We will be in the pavilion along Worongary Road up near the woodchopping area: […]

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Hackergrant Demo Day, Geek Pride Day, Towel Day & Steve’s Birthday

A great evening at TechSpace! HackerGrant Demonstrations: We had four project demonstrations tonight: IVAN (In Vehicle Alert & Notification System ): Demonstration of an alarm that goes off if you are approaching a bridge that is to low for your vehicle or trailer. Robot Arm: Sub-milimeter accuracy with this DIY robot arm. It will be playing […]

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FollowBot Starts Tracking

The “FollowBot” project comes to life with working left/right object recognition. A combination of Python & C++ running on a Raspberry Pi3 allows this robot to track an object and follow it around the room.

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