The project started in 2011, in addition to including the annual competition in Portugal aims to provide a complete learning environment in technology by fostering creativity and competence. In this way and in addition to the annual competition, the project is associated with the development of: a robotics kit (Grígora S) firmware in the form of Arduino libraries available and supported on the GitHub community, workshops for students and teachers, outreach activities in schools, spread on the official site of the event and scientific publications. Currently the project also includes a graphical programming language - Scratch.
Micromouse Portuguese Contest
Going to 4th edition
For students and professors
Starting in 2016-2017
Ng Beng Kiat will be present at Micromouse Portuguese Contest 2016. He is a professor at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Electronic and Computer Engineering Division since 1992. He have the world best time – 3.921 s. The is a list of Ng Beng Kiat prizes RoboCup Small Size : 1998 – 2005 Prizes won: Pacific-rim RoboCup 1998 Singapore[…]
Peter Harrison will be one of the Micromouse Portuguese Contest 2016 contestants. He have one of the best European times (6.17 s) and is responsible for the site Micromouse Online.
Inova Ria will be official sponsor of Micromouse Portuguese Contest 2016.
The 2016 Micromouse Portuguese Contest 2016 will be supported by EMAJ
It took place at UTAD, on November 25, 2015, at 11:00, the workshop on the Micromouse Portuguese Contest. The workshop was involved in the European Week of Robotics (http://www.eu-robotics.net/cms/index.php?idart=4049) and aimed an introduction to Micromouse kit, developed by Globaltronic in collaboration with UTAD. The kit was developed with a view to easier participation in Micromouse[…]
The Micromouse Portuguese Contest 2015 will be held this year simultaneously with the Robótica 2015. The event will take place on April 11, 2015 at Dolce Vita Douro. The inscriptions are already open (REGISTRATION). The deadline for entries will be March 22, 2015. Register now. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/robotica2015
For those who want to build a maze Loco Technologies Private Limited sells the walls and poles in PVC.
The second edition of Micromouse Portuguese Contest will take place on 26 and 27 April 2014 at the Dolce Vita Douro in Vila Real. The Micromouse Portuguese Contest is organized by the University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro, through its Robotics Center (EEC-NEUTAD), with support from the SPR and the Dolce Vita Douro.
Uma maneira simples de construir um labirinto será com placas MDF pintadas de preto fosco. Para um labirinto completo serão necessárias, por exemplo, 9 placas de 1m X 1m, como se pode ver na figura seguinte. As células têm 160mm X 160mm, e em cada canto de uma célula (excepto nos limites do labirinto)[…]
This year (2014) the Portuguese Micromouse Contest will take place at Dolce Vita Douro in Vila Real on 26 and 27 April. Registrations are now open.