Robo-One 2005 – Part 2 – Control Strategies

One interesting aspect of the Robo-One 2005 competition was the wide range of control strategies that the competitors were using.

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Left to right: PDA controller; modified R/C controller; Bluetooth from a cell phone; upper body harness (Waldo) so that the robot will follow the operator's movements.

Most of the approaches worked reasonably well, but one robot obviously had a hardware breakdown and just stood in the middle of the ring while the other robot politely beat the hell out of him.


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