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By Sam on December 20, 2010
Goalie AI works really well. Player controls are iffy, but we probably just need more practice.
By Sam on November 16, 2010
One important aspect of this project will be communication between the FireFly nodes and their respective 3pi hosts. This requires knowledge of both APIs, although it is made simpler by the fact that in our implementation communication is one-way. Since the 3pi hosts will essentially be “dumb” recipients of velocity inputs, the communication will only travel from […]
By Sam on November 14, 2010
After getting all the libraries and tools installed, actually programming the 3pi was very easy. The code is very high-level, and programming over USB takes about 5 seconds.
By Sam on November 13, 2010
Tracking the robots as they navigate the field is a tricky problem. However, the problem is one that has been solved before, so it should not be too much of an issue. When using a webcam attached to a PC, fiducials placed on top of the robots make tracking a simple exercise. In the robockey […]