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Do We Need Sdk?

I'll try to keep this brief.
We are building a robot that will do the following task autonomously.
1) Avoid obstacles
2) Shoot at enemy glyphs
3) Rescue a victim, who is located near a friendly glyph.

He will do the following under operator control.
1) Relay a video feed to an operator's display
2) Drive the vehicle from a Wii remote
3) Fire an airsoft machine gun at a target from a Wii remote.

We have successfully tested each of these subsystem independently using EZ Builder. It is amazing! Now, we want to "write a program" to make this happen all together. We have done similar tasks in RobotC,

Is this a task for SDK?

Thanks,

PS we did watch the tutorial


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#1  
1) Obstacle avoidance uses the Radar Control

2) When a glyph is detected, an EZ-Script can be executed. The EZ-Script can "shoot something"

3) See #2 but replace the words "shoot something" with "rescue someone"

:)

Using the SDK will allow a great deal of customization - but it is not necessary. Glyph recognition can execute EZ-Script... It can even execute C# or VB.:)
#2  
Thanks again, this is exciting stuff, perhaps it will also tell jokes.
We'll post a video when we get it all working. This will be a great endorsement of EZ_Robot for the Robotics Merit Badge community.
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Synthiam
#3  
Oh! Very exciting:) Thank you
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Synthiam
#4  
The latest ARC allows you access to the detected object location in variables. Please see this video...


#5  
Wow!

I am impressed. My imagination just exploded. We have to learn how to use apply this. This capitolism at its finest, benefiting by benefiting others. You are a role model for the boys.

Thank you for all of your hard work.

Brian & Team
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Synthiam
#6  
:) Thanks Brian! That's really nice of you:D

You'll be able to use EZ-Script and locate a glyph. Set a script to execute when a glyph is detected. Then in the script, Stop the any movement. Wait a second for the robot to balance. Then grab the X and Y location of the object.

Now you should be able to move the servo into a position to aim at the object and shoot it, or what ever you're trying to do:) .. You'll need to do a tiny bit of math to calibrate the servo to a screen position... But that should be the fun of a challenge:D
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Sorry to bother you AGAIN, but I have not been able to get past this error when I try to down load your latest version. see attachment

Thanks again

brian
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Synthiam
#8  
Maybe your computer is having .net issues. The new builder relies on .net 4, and it is configured to be checked during installation as a dependency. If your computer has issues, it may return an error instead - try manually installing .net 4:)