[Sur] The XOrobots in Montevideo

Edward Cherlin echerlin en gmail.com
Sab Mayo 21 23:37:02 EDT 2011

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 13:19, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho en hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have some photos and a short video that I took of the robot project they
> showed us in Montevideo.  The file size of the email with all of them
> attached is to large and many of your email servers are bouncing it back.
>  So I will send the files individually in separate files.  I hope they come
> through that way!

How about uploading them to the Sugar Labs server or YouTube or
OLPC.TV, and sending us the links?

> The project was done by a group of engineering students at one of the
> universities there.  Their website address shows in one of the photos. I've
> also included screenshots of the code they wrote to make it happen.  It is
> written in "Turtle Art".... a version of Logo.  How's your Spanish?

I read, but I can't speak. :(

> Here is a guide to the attachments:
> XOrobots1.avi: A movie showing two of the robots in action.  One starts
> around the oval, senses the other one waiting and stops. The other senses
> the first one and starts around the oval and goes until it reaches the first
> one. Then the process proceeds.  The robots are programmed to go only where
> the surface is black.  If they are put in one of the black floor tiles, they
> continue moving about within the square, but never leave it.
> XOrobots2.jpg and XOrobot4.jpg: screenshots of the TurtleArt code written to
> make it work.
> XOrobot3.jpg: A still shot of a single XOrobot going around the circle.
> Shows their website address.

> XOrobot5.jpg: A shot of the wheeled platform with the XO removed.
> Looks like fun doesn't it!
> Caryl
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Edward Mokurai (默雷/धर्ममेघशब्दगर्ज/دھرممیگھشبدگر ج) Cherlin
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