Hi everyone i am loving PiWars so far and thought we would have a reflection on the teams and the tasks and other things. So lets get started by having a closer look at the team this year. We have some old faces from last year and some new ones. The team is: Saachi (me), Rishan, Leo, Aaron, Vivek and Amishi. We are all from … Continue reading PiWars through the ages
We are progressing quickly and have now moved onto Minesweeper, the second challenge on my PiWars to-do list. THE MAZE The maze challenge went as smoothly as butter with very few mistakes. This years description was a little more vague to last years meaning we had to try all possible configurations even though only one will be used on the day. My approach to the … Continue reading Minesweeper and Maze
Hi everyone! We are still working very hard on this year’s pi challenge theme disaster zone! We are making great progress and something is really coming along. I will keep you updated and hope that something might really truly emerge. Me myself am doing the maze and we have faced many problems on the way but have bravely overcome them. strategy for the maze was … Continue reading We are getting there…
Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a great 2020! We are all so excited for this years PiWars. We have 5 people in this years team. Some new faces, some old. Lets go over them again. We have Aaron, Vivek, saachi (me), Leo and Rishan. Last year, we won 2nd place and are aspiring for 1st this year. https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/raspberry-pi-setting-up/5 Try this link above … Continue reading PiWars is GO!
Pi revival can be very difficult and is sometimes easier to start again from scratch. However, it can be made simpler: First check all your motor and UDS cables using this handy guide. Now using these you can completely bring your motors and UDSs back to life on you trusty robot! Happy coding! 🙂 Continue reading Pi revival
I have been very active in the Eco-Disaster challenge and I have made a plan: To use Object Detection with OpenCV (an open source computer vision library). I have used this for car detection at the Github page (see my first post). Continue reading Object Detection for the Eco-Disaster challenge
I’ve been using OpenCV (Open-source Computer Vision library) for the Eco-Disaster challenge. You can check out the code at Github: https://github.com/Rishan123/CERCBOT-PiWars-2020/blob/master/Eco-Disaster/OpenCV/Object_Detection/create_background_mask.py Continue reading Experimenting with OpenCV and the Eco-Disaster Challenge
For those who are not sure with getting started with Raspberry Pi, it is actually very simple. I personally recommend following link https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/getting-started-raspberry-pi/ I have made a repository on Github: https://github.com/Rishan123/CERCBOT-PiWars-2020 Continue reading Getting started with Raspberry Pi
Hi everyone this post is a little later than I thought it would be as we didn’t have a meeting until much later than I thought. Anyway, I thought in this post I should explain all the tasks. Remote control or Autonomous: Eco-Disaster – Sort the BarrelsEscape Route – The Blind MazeMinesweeper – Find the SquaresRemote control-only:Pi Noon – The Hindenburg Disaster – Duelling Balloon PoppingThe Zombie Apocalypse – ShooterThe … Continue reading Team CERCBot’s activity plan
Hi everyone and welcome to Team CERCBot’s first post. In this post I will be revealing our promising team. This year’s team from Cambourne local club CERC includes Leo, Aaron, Rishan and I. Some other people may be interested later on and join in. Our next meeting will be sometime soon and I’ll post again next week, most probably on Sunday. The next post will … Continue reading Team CERCBot’s first post!