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TomGeorge

May 23, 2018, 11:12 am Last Edit: May 23, 2018, 11:12 am by TomGeorge
Hi,
This news item appeared on Aussie TV tonight, the young inventer in his interview remarked that it was Arduino controlled.
An update on the bottom of the article was what the TV news item was about.

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Update: On Friday May 18, this robot project was awarded top prize in ISEF's Robotics and Intelligent Machines category. Even more impressively, Oliver was named winner of the Gordon E. Moore award, ISEF's top prize. Named for Intel's co-founder, his award comes with $75,000.
https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/blog/eureka-lab/robot-can-wash-skyscrapers-windows


Tom... :)
Everything runs on smoke, let the smoke out, it stops running....

ChrisTenone

That's great, thanks for sharing it with us Tom. Nice that Arduino got a shout out. Plus I'm gonna subscribe my 17yo to that website!
Atmosphere carries combustion vapors to places where they will do good instead of harm - Mike Faraday's 'History of a Candle': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W0MHZ4jb4A

Whoops ::)

GoForSmoke

1) http://gammon.com.au/blink  <-- tasking Arduino 1-2-3
2) http://gammon.com.au/serial <-- techniques howto
3) http://gammon.com.au/interrupts
Your sketch can sense ongoing process events in time.
Your sketch can make events to control it over time.

Qdeathstar

It seems a little complex for just washing windows.....
A creaking creeping shadow
stiff against the freezing fog
glares at a tickless watch.

Time has failed him -- all things shall pass.

Qdeathstar

It's a mix between a drone, arduino, and one of those homeless guys at the quickie mart.
A creaking creeping shadow
stiff against the freezing fog
glares at a tickless watch.

Time has failed him -- all things shall pass.

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