Day-by-day, blow-by-blow blogs from the yearly RoboCup International events, including everything from competition information, development updates, and sightseeing travel blogs by the team as they explore new places and cultures.
Day 6 was another – unintended – early morning, giving us time to make our way to the Aichi University Nagoya Campus for the 21st annual RoboCup International Symposium. We used the opportunity to finish our presentation and speech, just in time for our slot. You can view our presentation below. Despite having no rehearsal,...Read More
Finals: Finally. Not final practice finals. Final finals – the finale. Finally. We rose at 7 AM for breakfast on the final day, after only 4 hours of sleep. Over cups of tea and coffee, we glared at Aaron and Riley, who seemed loud and cheerful as usual thanks to their slightly earlier night (and...Read More
The 29th of July was an opportunity for the S.A.R.T and the four other qualifying teams – Blue Storm, Tupac, Kings Legacy and Magistry – to run practice trials through the final maze configuration before finals. Above: The RMRL team assemble the final maze. Taken on the 29/07/2017 at 12:53 PM. While construction was underway, we...Read More
It was another early morning for the S.A.R.T on Friday the 28th of July. The preliminary or qualifying runs were due to start at 1 PM, however, we wanted to arrive at the venue early to continue practice and work on the sensor software. It seems we didn’t take any photos at all until after...Read More
The 27th of July was the first day of RoboCup 2017. In our division, the Rapidly Manufactured Robot League, the first day was designated a practice day – a time where teams could test various versions of their robots on the final mazes and decide which configuration to use in the preliminary runs on the...Read More
It’s been exactly one month since RoboCup 2017 began, so now is as good a time as any to share the experiences we had. We arrived at the Takeda Teva Ocean Arena early on Wednesday the 26th at 8 AM. With RoboCup yet to officially start, the venue was only open for teams to set...Read More