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Roboslam at Dublin Maker 2016

The calm before the storm… The RoboSlam stand at Dublin Maker 2016: open for business. We the RoboSlam crew would like to salute all those enthusiastic future engineers and their enthusiastic and patient parents who visited our stand today. Your … Continue reading

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Photos of roboteers at Dublin Maker 2016

Roboslam Instructions 2016

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RoboSlam Instructions Dublin Maker 2016

For all of those who would like to follow up on their robot building at Dublin Maker or maybe wish to do a bit of robot repairs. Here are the instructions as a PDF. Roboslam Instructions 2016 For those of … Continue reading

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RoboSlam at PAEE/ALE 2016, Guimarães Portugal

In early July 2016, the RoboSlam collective sent a team (Paul Stacey from IT Blanchardstown and Damon Berry DIT) and a set of robot kits to the PAEE / ALE 2016 Engineering Education Conference to run a robot-building workshop for … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a busy week…

Next week is Science Week and it promises to be a busy week for RoboSlam First up, Tuesday and Thursday evenings – we will be in DLR Lexicon Library running the short “hardware-only” version of the workshop that we used … Continue reading

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Workshop for Roboslam tutors at IT Blanchardstown

Roboslam / Robo Sumo is spreading its wings at undergraduate level. On Friday 16th Oct., Ted, Frank and Damon from the Roboslam team visited IT Blanchardstown where staff in the School of Engineering will shortly run their own version of … Continue reading

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Engineer Your Future Roboslam Tournament Winners 2015

Some of Ireland’s brightest young minds gathered in DIT for the Engineers Ireland sponsored Engineer Your Future challenge. The week ended with a hotly contested knockout Roboslam competition in the Bolton St campus on Friday 15th  May 2015. Niall Duffy … Continue reading

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Assembling the new laser-cut chassis

Assembly instructions laser cut Slambot chassis for attendees at DIT CAO open day We recently took delivery an awesome new resource that promises to revolutionise future Roboslam workshops – a laser cutter! Eagle-eyed site visitors will note that a number … Continue reading

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Different Robot Shapes

Since we replaced the colour sensor with a rangefinder, the behaviour of the slambots has changed – they interact with each other more directly. Another thing that has changed is the shape of the bots. Where before the short end … Continue reading

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Group Pictures Engineers Ireland – Sponsored Robosumo workshop Feb 14th 2014

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