Google is the Software Team’s best friend

The software team has undergone intensive hack sessions during the first few weeks. During these sessions, we were given assignments on ROS and computer vision to further strengthen our foundation. Many of us were struggling with the assignments as the learning curve...

Tinker Maker Solder Spy!

We are finally done with the design phase and moving on to the prototyping phase. Over the past few weeks, we have been hunting through online catalogues, selecting components and ordering them. When they arrived, it was finally time to get cracking. After a quick...

Adventures of Hornet Mech

It is only the beginning. The design of the mechanical team was ready for a while, other than last minute change in dimensions and addition of features like a cooling system for the main hull. But of course, engineering is all about problem solving. We get an idea, we...

Hornet journey

Four weeks ago, I met my Hornet teammates for the first time in our first Team Bonding Team Learning sessions. After gloriously tripping on a flat pavement, a game of Hornet Charades, and a delicious barbecue dinner, I can happily say I made new friends. During the...

Updates from Software team

For the first few weeks, we spent some time installing Robot Operating System (ROS) and doing tutorials on various features of ROS. After completing some basic tutorials, we were given some simple tasks from seniors to complete as homework. Since ROS was something new...