July 2011 Blog Posts (7)

I started building my Robophilo today

I got a Robophilo humanoid robot for Xmas last year.  The box has been sitting under my desk taunting me for the last 7 months. Today I finally decided it was time to take on the challenge os assembling…

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Added by eric gregori on July 31, 2011 at 1:39am — 3 Comments

On Intelligence

http://www.onintelligence.org/

I have read the book, "On Intelligence" by Jeff Hawkins many times. It is by far the best book I have ever read on how the mind works. The authors theories on how the mind works make sense.  The theories…

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Added by eric gregori on July 29, 2011 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Automated labyrinth Maze solver

I am writing this blog post because I wanted to ask an open question that could be discussed in detail. I am open to suggestions and criticism. I have posted this on several forums and took valuable suggestions in building the system. I am stuck at a stage where I am totally clueless in solving the problem.

 

I used the following video as my inspiration:…

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Added by Sai Yamanoor on July 28, 2011 at 1:21pm — 3 Comments

Heather Knight Rocks!!!

I had the absolute pleasure of spending a few hours last month at FTF with Heather Knight.  I was too chicken to talk to her, but I did listen in on her telepresence interview with the robot VAO.

 

To learn more about Heather…

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Added by eric gregori on July 27, 2011 at 3:55pm — 1 Comment

My Motorola Atrix just got updated to Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)

Why is Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) important to robotics?

 

Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) introduced a API for interfacing hardware to Android phones via USB.

Open Accessory support allows external USB hardware (an Android USB accessory) to interact with an Android-powered device in a special "accessory"…

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Added by eric gregori on July 25, 2011 at 2:53pm — 2 Comments

Call for Entries! Announcing the 1st Annual ROBIE Awards

ROBIE Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Robotics

 

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Added by Robotics Trends on July 25, 2011 at 2:29pm — No Comments

RobotSee Performance on Various Computers

I use PassMark (http://www.cpubenchmark.net/) to compare processors.

I also run the performance test in robotSee to compare machines.

 

the following is data from computers I have ran the tests on:

Computer/Processor                 PassMark                        RobotSee

I7-920 @ 2.8Ghz (xp64)              5564                                …

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Added by eric gregori on July 20, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

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