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Designing Object Detectors in MATLAB 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Connell D’Souza is back guest-blogging and tells us about object detection in MATLAB.

A few weeks ago, I visited Florida Atlantic University’s Team Owltonomous, who compete in RoboNation student competitions like RoboBoat, RobotX and from 2019 onwards RoboSub as well! Our discussions spanned a range of topics including designing object detection… read more >>

Flying Drones Using Simulink 3

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today’s guest post is by Maitreyee Mordekar. Maitreyee is in charge of the MathWorks student drone competitions. She’ll be sharing first hand experience from an event where students were progamming the Parrot Mambo Minidrone using Simulink.

You like using Simulink? –  or need an opportunity to learn the software better? You… read more >>

Government, Industry, and Academia Shaping the Next Generation of Engineers

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today’s guest post is by Swarooph Seshadri. Swarooph is MathWorks’ liaison to EcoCar Mobility Challenge which aims to educate the next generation of automotive engineers.

Student competitions have a unique benefit of teaching students, real-world concepts to be successful in a professional environment, such as project management, communication, teamwork etc. A… read more >>

“Courses Taught Me Theory, Competitions Made Me an Engineer” (P. Tischler) 1

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Connell D’Souza is back and shares some learnings from the SUAS competition.

We have just been through a great competition summer where I met some very fascinating people from different nationalities, backgrounds and focus areas! One of the many people I met this summer was Phillip Tischler at AUVSI’s Student Unmanned… read more >>

No Robot? No Problem! – Program Robots Using Simulations 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today,  Jose Avendano Arbelaez shares another guest post with us. Make sure you let us know your thoughts in the comments section.
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Robotics programmers have been putting more emphasis on simulation for both hardware and software design. Here are a few reasons why:

You may not have available hardware, or selecting… read more >>