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Nerdlab 8: Robots on tour Sep 21

Knol-ontwerp will take the Admoveo on tour  with Nerdlab .

Where/When:
3/10 Electron (Breda) www.electronbreda.com
10/10 TAC (Eindhoven) www.tac.nu
24 oktober CBK (’s-Hertogenbosch) www.cbks-hertogenbosch.nl
31 oktober het Duvelhok (Tilburg) www.atelierstilburg.nl/duvelhok


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Serving Salt and Pepper on Omroep Brabant Apr 01

Knol-ontwerp, specialized in food design did a techno food experience, using AdMoveo to serve Salt and Pepper.

Omroep Brabant was there for an interview (only dutch),  for the lifestyle program:  Hot & Gespot.

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AdMoVeo featured in Tom’s Guide Feb 22

Tom’s Hardware Guide published an article by Paul Escallier, in which the AdMoVeo is featured as one of the “30 Inventions From Regular Guys”. We are happy to see that AdMoVeo is getting more attention, although we are listed as “regular guys” :)

Read the part about AdMoveo or you may want to have a look at all these inventions.

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Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge Jan 18

The Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge (gcdc) is set up as a competition for international teams to deliver the most effective cooperative vehicle-infrastructure system in predetermined traffic scenarios. The Automotive Technology team (ATeam) of the TU/e will participate in this challenge and made a first robot demo.

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Driving Herbs Nov 30

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Knol Ontwerp organized a Fast Food / Slow Food lunch for employees of the Fontys using AdMoVeo to serve the Herbs.

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DDW video Oct 28

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Desform Oct 25

desformA demo of AdMoVeo: an educational robotic platform for learning behavior programming will be shown on DesForm. The 5th International Workshop on Design & Semantics of Form & Movement. October 26 & 27, 2009Taipei, Taiwan.

Check the Poster and the Video.

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Dutch Design Oct 14

id09logo_grayedAdMoVeo will be on display during the Dutch Design Week (DDW).

You can find AdMoVeo in action in the main building of the Eindhoven University of Technology

The AdMoVeo demo is a part of the Industrial Design Exhibition ID’09.

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AdMoVeo using Q-learning Sep 24

by Bastiaan Ekeler, Marnick Menting, Billy Schonenberg, Gerrit Willem Vos

In the module Learning Robots in the Master Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology, the students programmed an AdMoVeo robot using Processing language. The  Q-learning algorithm was written from scratch.
They used an USB cable because the Xbee was interfering with something.

As can be seen in the video the robot first tries random actions to see if it gets a positive (green light) or negative (red light) reward from the algorithm. After some training, the robot is able to follow the light perfectly.

More info and source code on mmenting.nl

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Learning by Playing Aug 16

A paper about AdMoVeo: A Robotic Platform for Teaching Creative Programming to Designers was presented at the The 4th International Conference on E-Learning and Games (Edutainment 2009).

The presented artikel about AdMoVeo is published in the book ‘Learning by Playing. Game-based Education System Design and Development‘, a book series of ‘Lecture Notes in Computer Science’.

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