Blog for the Maidstone Hackspace entry to PiWars 2019.
PiWars 2019: Optical Flow
Oct. 17, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
This week we considered motion feedback options. We're looking at Optical Flow first because we have a module available. We know we need to built a full SPI interface for the RPi so we can process rotation as well as movement. Also, further 3D printing …
PiWars 2019: Disappointment
Oct. 1, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Sadly we only received a reserve place for PiWars 2019. Only a little bit of luck will be needed to compete. We're still pressing ahead with the build and the blogging. This weeks blog is documenting the printing of the first wheel which was designed …
PiWars 2019: The Wheels
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
A Mecanum wheel - from inception to modelling to some 3D printing. Continuing with the theme of openness you will find tonight's work on Thingiverse.
PiWars 2019: The Chassis
Sept. 17, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Blog post 2 brings us to precisely 200% of last year's bloggyness. Today we discussed a few things that were missed last week and we dished out some assignments. Actual work took place today too! We transposed out old Sketchup chassis design to FreeCAD for …
PiWars 2019: ... In The Beginning
Sept. 12, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
PiWars 2019 - Where we've been, where we're going and how we're going to do it. (This year comes with 100% more blogging)