In This Issue ...
34 2011 VEX Robotics World Championship
by R. Steven Rainwater
Over 10,000 participants joined in this classic
competition that included not only VEX events,
but also BEST match-ups, Coast Guard AROW
water robots, plus the first Boy Scouts to earn
the new robotics badge.
38 Meet the Swiss Army Knife of Robotics: the Cerebot 32MX7
by Fred Eady
Whether it be robotics, remote control,
telemetry, Internet services, CAN networking,
or an I/O intensive application, the Digilent
Cerebot 32MX7 board plugs physically and
logically into the center of the action.
46 CPLDs — Part 5: A CPLD Project
by David Ward
For the last installment of this series, we
incorporate a CPLD to control a mobile
49 Adding Smoke, Gas, and Heat Detection to Your Robot
by Gordon McComb
Create your own “safety bot” by attaching
sensors that can detect smoke, poisonous
gasses, and high temperatures.
56 Adding Vision: Interfacing With RoboRealm
by John Blankenship and Samuel Mishal
For many hobbyists, giving their robot the gift
of sight is one of their ultimate goals.
RoboRealm is an application that can make
adding vision painless by providing easy-to-use
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