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Mean Maize Maze Machine

Field Robot Event 2008

Competition Web Page

Team members

The team has six members from Helsinki University of Technology, of whom four are studying Automation and Systems Technology, and two Mechanical Engineering. The team has also two students from University of Helsinki, Department of Agrotechnology.

Students Instructors
Juha Backman, captain (TKK/AS) Timo Oksanen (TKK/AS)
Heikki Hyyti (TKK/AS) Jari Kostamo (TKK/K)
Jouko Kalmari (TKK/AS) Johannes Tiusanen (UH)
Jouko Kinnari (TKK/AS)
Antti Hakala (TKK/K)
Vesa Poutiainen (TKK/K)
Petro Tamminen (UH)
Heikki Väätäinen (UH)

The Team (Back: Heikki Hyyti, Heikki Väätäinen, Jari Kostamo, Vesa Poutiainen, Timo Oksanen, Juha Backman (capt). Front: Petro Tamminen, Antti Hakala, Jouko Kalmari. Not in picture: Jouko Kinnari)

The Robot

Features:

  • Four wheel drive
  • Four wheel steering
  • Two way driving (symmetric)
  • 110W DC servo drive (custom built, motor from cordless drill)
  • Advanced suspension system
  • Turning camera at top of mast (360 deg)
  • Electric compass
  • Four ultrasonic rangers
  • Robust navigation system
  • Tools: precision sprayer, patch seeding trailer, maize counter

Final report

FieldRobotEvent2008_Winner_4M_Finalreport.pdf pdf

Media

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