Can-Collecting Robot (Video)

My team and I built this robot over 10 weeks. The robot had to find 5 cans of beans and dump them into a hole on the other side of the field.  Our team won the competition, though due to some technical problems with one of the subsystems, we ended up tying for first.

I was primarily responsible for the hardware build.

Read more on this project here.


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  1. […] My mechatronics team was assigned to make a robot that could collect 5 bean-cans on a field and drop them into a hole.  The entire robot had to fit within a 1 ft^3 volume, but could unfold after it was started.  Although our robot was camera-shy for the competition (it ran fine between official trials, but failed at every official trial), we got it working nearly every time in 10 weeks.  (See it here.) […]

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