Ford - April 17 (1)
MoM - May 10 (reading day) (2)
registration: April 12
Web (1)
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Colony Project Meeting, Friday March 24
  • Board status
    • Firefly+ Ordered - Ship Monday
    • Breakout board - ordering monday
  • Rangefinder
    • Untested
    • Need a diode
    • 4 to 30 inches (? - wiki)
    • High signal to activate
  • SURG
    • Complete, $3120
    • ~16 robots
    • Howie advisor again
  • Behaviors
    • Hungry behavior
      • Feed robot by pressing touch
      • Slows down and dies
    • BOM communication hack
      • Move robot back and forth
      • Flash BOM
      • "Hi" sent across
  • Squiggle robot
    • Goes in a squiggle
    • Needs more work
  • Real-time clock
    • Hardware problem
    • Brian Kirby emailed
    • Use to measure time since last call
    • More accurate
  • Simulator
    • Robot server
    • Simulated environment
      • Wrapper between player/stage and library
      • Drop in firefly code and it works
  • Solver on firefly
    • Complete failure
    • :(
  • New processor
    • Next revision of firefly+
    • Cooler than Atmega128
    • More program space
Things to do:
  • Ford presentation: Suresh
  • BOM poster: James
  • General poster: Eugene
  • Web/Videos: Greg, James
This week:
  • Getting the boards
    • Assemble
  • Simulator
  • Wireless precursor
    • Signal = robot off?
  • Finish real-time clock
  • Multi-threading library
  • Solver - x and y not calculated
  • IR Rangefinding
  • Behaviors - standardizing
    • States, transitions