Autonomous Javelin Retrieving Robot – Javeliner

This robot returns things that people throw just so they could throw them again. Brilliant, I know.

More specifically, this robot uses GPS to drive on the field (word #2 of Track&Field), and retrieve javelins from their landing point back to the athletes.

Fun fact: I got to present it at MIT’s XFair! It is a tech-expo-career-fair mashup. It was really exciting.

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PACERBOT Showcase Video!

The final video featuring PACERBOT.

For additional information about this project, the way its software works, and the thought behind its design, take a look at the detailed video log series. All the episodes can be found in earlier posts.

For any additional information feel free to contact me over at the Contact tab above.