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Offline Brumby

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Aussie 19-year-old takes Intel prize for building drone
« on: May 23, 2018, 07:02:11 pm »
You never know where a winning idea can come from:

https://www.itnews.com.au/news/aussie-19-year-old-takes-intel-prize-for-building-drone-491317

Looks like he might be a Sydney local, since it's reported he is enrolled at UNSW for an Engineering degree.


Just a warning - he apparently used an Arduino...

 

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Re: Aussie 19-year-old takes Intel prize for building drone
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2018, 07:22:27 pm »
I can totally see that replacing windows cleaners.
Could maybe have been done with a crawler of some type too, has anyone ever done that?

EDIT: Yep, it has:

I can picture a drone based system being too loud.

http://www.kiterobotics.com/
http://www.ipceagle.com/products/category/highrise-automatic-window-cleaning-system#.WwUy90iWTD4




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Re: Aussie 19-year-old takes Intel prize for building drone
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2018, 07:30:34 pm »
Techmoan did a video of a crawler type window cleaner here

 

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Re: Aussie 19-year-old takes Intel prize for building drone
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2018, 07:37:02 pm »
Sagan's gotten a lot bigger than I remember!   :-DD. Would be neat to see him there one day, but I'll stop talking about things that aren't really my business, I'm just here for that joke.

I've got 3 years, time to beat him.  :-DD
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