Alex’s Robot

We had a new member join us on Saturday, Alex. He’s fifteen, but has already built his own robot:

It’s powerful, capable of roaming around paddocks and the countryside on all terrain tyres, has a speech synthesis engine on board, loads of LED lights to come in handy with debugging, and some powerful headlights for night driving. 

We spent a while going through what’s involved with obstacle avoidance, and different strategies for slowing down and dealing with data.

Loads of fun, and fantastic to see workmanship like that. Congrats, Alex!