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DIY : Build your own Transporter robot

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Problem Statement of Transporter: Build an autonomous robot which can traverse a grid and place blocks in voids on the grid such that it optimises its path while completing this task. For more details about the event, refer to our website. As per the Problem Statement, the robot has to guide its locomotion and perform the tasks of Grid follow... continue reading

DIY : Build your own Canyon Rush Robot

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Problem Statement Build a manually controlled robot capable of traversing an arena similar to a canyon and save victims stranded at certain depths. For more details on the event refer to our website. Required Material Material Quantity Wheels 6 30 rpm DC motor 2 100 rpm DC motor 4 Axles 2 Springs 2 ... continue reading

DIY : Build your own InspiralOn Robot

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Problem Statement Build a manually controlled robot capable of traversing a broken pipe and repairing it on the way, in this case, popping corks plugged in the pipe. For more details on the event refer to our website. Required Material Material Quantity Wheels 3 30 rpm DC motor 1 100 rpm DC motor 4 Castor Whe... continue reading

Romo 3 | A Gadget that will Transform your iPhone into a Robot

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Photo from: Kickstarter.com Did you know that your iOS device can act as the brain of a robot? Romotive engineers Phu Nguyen and Peter Seid invented a smartphone-powered Android – the Romo 3. As soon as you dock your iDevice in its dedicated port, you can immediately train and utilize it as your digital pet or companion. For this entry, we’ll... continue reading

Registrations Now Open for Robotix 2014

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For all the events of Robotix 2014, visit: www.robotix.in For registrations: Visit Kshitij website: http://www.ktj.in/ 1. Register on the website by clicking ‘register’ in the right corner of the home page. Fill in all the details. The following window will appear. Click on ‘sign in’ in the top left corner. Fill in your ‘Usern... continue reading

Realm of the Robots

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As we kick-start our journey towards the annual extravaganza Robotix held during Kshitij at IIT Kharagpur, the first landmark to be reached was the Annual Kolkata Workshop. Held at G.D Birla Sabhaghar in association with Kshitij and witnessed by over 800 students, the workshop was a grand success.This is not only due to the ... continue reading

Autumn Workshops across India

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As always during the autumn mid-semester break, Technology Robotix Society in collaboration with Kshitij, IIT Kharagpur organised workshops all over the country. The workshops were conducted by members of our society in 6 cities, and were attended by over 2000 students. These workshops are a manifestation of the efforts that we put in to sprea... 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 2014! Date : 27th October,2013 (Sunday) Time :** 9 A.M. onwards** Venue : G. D. Birla Sabhagha... continue reading

Freshers’ Pathfinder Workshop 2013

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A new initiative by Technology Robotix Society, the Pathfinder(line following) workshop for IIT Kharagpur’s freshers, conducted in Kalidas Auditorium was both intellectually stimulating and challenging. The number of freshers who turned up for the workshop was good, and all were ready to embrace the challenge of making their first line foll... continue reading

Fly -Sized Robot

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Flies have tiny wings and even tinier brains, yet they are capable of flying swiftly and agilely through even turbulent air. How do they do it? And could we create a robot capable of doing the same? That’s the question that’s been buzzing around Harvard professor Robert Wood’s head for 12 years now. And finally, after years of testing and th... continue reading