Published On : Wed, Jan 8th, 2014

Sixth Sense Robotics Workshop held at YCCE

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Techie love was soaring high and brains were competing far above the ground as ARK Technosolutions presented a gesture controlled Robotics Workshop entitled Sixth Sense Robotics in YCCE this weekend. The short course was organised by YCCE in association with IIT Bombay.

The workshop comprised of basics of sixth sense technology; introduction to Sixth Sense Bots, Vision Controlled Motion and Arduino Programming. Along with this participants got to learn the Image Processing of digital and analog cameras, video acquisition, capturing and storing process. Matlab was the software used. For interfacing, microcontroller usage was taught too. An Arduino kit was provided to a group of 5 participants. The participants were given a task in the end and total 5 teams were selected. They’ll be representing Nagpur province for the National Robotics Competition.

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With an overwhelming response of 56 teams, the workshop was a great hit. Student Activities Incharge- Prof. Ujjwala Gawande, President Palas Banarsi, Vice President Ankit Wankhade, Chief Technical Co-ordinator Nitin Sinha and Publicity Head Srishti Chaturvedi toiled hard for its success. It was co-ordinated by Deepak Kumar Nayan, Lavish Darak and Sudhanshu Verma along with the team of volunteers.

…Shalaka Kulkarni