4.04.2008

  • Milk and Cookies
    • 4.11.08 - Brad
    • 4.25.08 - Jason
    • 5.02.08 - Eugene
  • Announcements
    • Next Saturday - April 12 - Andrew Carnegie Society
      • Brad is in charge of getting the demo together
    • Carnival - April 18 - Roboclub Openhouse
      • Let's not cop-out with a run around demo
      • No shcool so you can be there (free food)
  • Project Updates
    • Autonomous Recharging
      • Chargeboard problem
        • Might not be a hardware issue??? - More investigation needed
        • Only works once...should be a way to fix it
        • Stripped all stuff out of code, only homes
      • Current regulation works for fast charging (For real this time)
        • Running more test and tweak parameters
    • Charging Station
      • Library
        • Orbs work - use all timers though
          • Hopefully Austin listened to Brian and left one free timer for scheduling
        • Wireless - "shouldn't take much effort"
        • i2c - skeleton there, fill it in and test the functions individually
    • BOM 1.5
      • Tabled
    • Encoders
      • Nothing @@
      • Greg will install them
      • This is actually high priority despite the rumors
      • The neck of the bottle
      • Running out of time
    • ColoNet + GUI
      • The fight for the camera continues
      • Boundaries can be drawn on the gui and will limit the robots from running off the table
      • Point and click to move works
      • Problems with two robots...one likes to restart
      • Eugene's control algorithm doesn't like certain things...
    • Object Tracking
      • No progress
    • Object Manipulation
      • BFS almost working
    • SLAM
      • Bottlenecked by encoders
  • Discussion Items
    • Charging demo
      • Do single instead of multiple might be more realistic
      • Exponentially close.
    • Object Manipulation Demo
      • "Stuck in the bottle"
    • New BFS demo
      • Possible
      • Brad is sick of the old one
    • Orbit demo
      • Possible
    • Branches
      • Fill in the table on the TRAC WIKI
    • MOM
      • Registered for both
      • Work on this stuff when we get closer to the date
      • If you want to head this up, contact James/Kevin/Chris/Austin/List
  • Monday
    • Chinese!
    • Brad's in charge (imperial decree)
  • Anything else?
    • Eugene did a round trip in 10 minutes