It’s Barcamp time again! We are running the 13th Gold Coast Barcamp at the (newly renovated) Gold Coast Techspace building in Mudgeeraba. Sunday 5th March, 10am – 4pm. Barcamp is a free, fun, informal and educational event. Please come along and participate in the event. You can choose to do a quick lightning presentation about a topic, or […]
TechSpace is closed for painting from the 30th January through to 20th February 2017 Our last meeting before closing is Wed 25th Jan ( details ) and our first meeting back is Wed 22nd Feb ( details ).
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. […]
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: […]
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 […]
A nice base was created for Project Armed, providing power and a nice counter balance for the arm to operate.
FollowBot is now moving forward and backwards, tracking the object size and decided what to do. Good progress! And it now has a bumper bar to prevent sore ankles 🙂