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Introductory Freshers' Workshop-2015

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Continuing the tradition of the society, Technology Robotix Society once again organized the introductory seminar for enthusiastic UG freshers who turned out as ever, in great numbers, occupying every single corner of Kalidas Auditorium to behold the preview for the exciting year TRS already planned to go through. The workshop began with a look... continue reading

New control algorithm lets quadcopters keep flying on three or less propellers

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Whether it’s for Amazon-purchased goods, text books or defibrillators, unmanned multicopters are increasingly being considered for use as delivery vehicles. Given that this would involve their flying over heavily-populated areas, however, many people are rightly concerned about the aircraft malfunctioning and crashing down onto someone below. Th... continue reading

Robotic Eels on Jupiter's Moon of Europa Harvest Electricity

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Sometimes, headlines just write themselves. And in this particular case, there’s so much cool stuff going on with this NASA-funded robotic project that we couldn’t even stuff it all in to a single line. It’s a concept for a soft robotic eel designed to explore the oceans of Europa (a moon of Jupiter), which is able to scavenge electrical energ... continue reading

A journey called Robotix 2015

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January 29th, 2015. After a year full of workshops, publicity, tutorials, the time for the finale had arrived. The annual techno-management fest, Kshitij 2015 was just about to unfold and with it the presence of the 15th edition of the annual robotics extravaganza, Robotix 2015, was palpable like a scent in the air. The fest has accumulated fam... continue reading

Complete Minefield Tutorial

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Minefield Tutorial Problem statement: Build a semi-autonomous robot capable of detecting hidden metal mines autonomously and rescuing stranded victims using gesture recognition in a minefield. Video Tutorial for robot Introduction: This tutorial assumes basic prerequisite knowledge of differential drive and microcontrollers. Otherwise, the fo... continue reading

Registration Process for ROBOTIX 2015

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Registration for ROBOTIX 2015 are now open For all the event details of Robotix 2015, visit: www.robotix.in Note : _**_All Team members are required to register at the Kshitij website before team formation. One of the team members should act as captain and invite all other members to his team from the Team Management section as explained below... continue reading

DIYs for Robotix 2015 events

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Now participating in our events has become even easier. Presenting the do-it-yourself sheets for 3 of our events including a first-ever autonomous event DIY for ‘Minefield’. For more information regarding the event rules, bot specifications, tutorial, etc. for minefield go to robotix.in/minefield For more information regarding the event ... continue reading

Autumn Workshops Conducted Across India

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Continuing its tradition of spreading the culture of robotics throughout the country, Technology Robotix Society, in collaboration with Kshitij, IIT Kharagpur, conducted workshops in 6 cities, with the total attendance exceeding 2000 students. These workshops are part of our continuing effort to increase the knowledge of robotics throughout the ... continue reading

Annual Kolkata Workshop

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It’s time once again for the enlightening and fun filled Annual Kolkata workshop organised by Technology Robotix Society in collaboration with Kshitij, IIT Kharagpur . The workshop is our first pit-stop as we kickstart our journey towards Robotix 2015! Date : 19th October,2014 (Sunday) Time :** 9 A.M. onwards** Venue : G. D. Birla Sabhagha... continue reading

KRAIG 103 and 104 explained!

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Author : Vraj Parikh Kraig 103 and Kraig 104 were mainly hands on sessions for the skills required to make a robosoccer robot i.e. soldering and control box. The classes also dealt with the important concept of rectifiers. Kraig 103 started off where Kraig 102 had left i.e. control box circuit. The doubts that many students had pertaining to t... continue reading