The Triumph land mine rover successfully carried out its mission on a simulated mine field in a March 2003 demonstration. It searched out and marked metal plates on the ground. Recently an opportunity for the sale of the prototype has arisen.
In just under 8 months, the Triumph team was able to release the prototype version of the Mark I land mine rover. By carefully analyzing the project requirements in September 2002, the team was able decide a working solution, which involved a Tricycle-type rover with 3 fixed flag dispensers that would sweep a 19.5’ x 13.3’ field. With a specific design philosophy in mind, the team was powered to begin their work programming PIC assembly code, etching PCBs, and machining masonite boards. By mid-January, the individual subsystems were almost completed and ready for the next stage of development, system integration. In various stages of development, Triumph was the first of the competing mine rovers to reach its milestones. In early February, Triumph was a fully autonomous system, giving the team over a month to rigorously test and prepare the rover for March 18th 2003, the public demonstration day.
For more details, see the Triumph website.
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JE Corporation is just now beginning to publicly admit that it actually consists of only one person.
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