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Opinions, Historicals, Reports, Reviews, Commentaries, Perspectives, Letters and more. We don’t post enough of each to give them their own categories.

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Dec

S.A.R.T. Through The Ages Part Trois: The Renaissance

It was July of 2016, and by our rough calculations we had about twelve months to develop a reliable robot for the competition the next year in Nagoya, Japan.  We briefly discussed developing the robot out of a new material, CPE which boasted a high degree of resistance to heat and chemicals.  While the competition...
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11
Dec

S.A.R.T. Through The Ages Part The Second: The Dark Ages

Alex had returned from China with a plethora of ideas for potential improvements to the platform we were developing on, including both the hardware and software side of the robot. Ryan and Jack began working on what would eventually become hazmat sign detection, however at this stage it was basic colour and edge detection, while...
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10
Dec

S.A.R.T. Through The Ages Part 1: The Medieval Era

Greetings, everyone.  It’s been a while since I wrote a blog, I don’t think I’ve posted a blog since I became a member of the esteemed club known as the S.A.R.T. Alumni. I thought, with the introduction of a generation of new members, I’d take a look back on where we’ve come from – a...
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