Maker Faire

Do Robotic Arms Dream of Handling Eggs?

Type: Maker Table/Exhibit
Program Area: Robotics


Location: To be determined

Can a mechanical arm built from Vex parts pick up a raw egg without breaking it? Note the Vex kit does not come with pressure sensors, so this will take some creativity.

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Presented by

Tom Murphy
Professor of Computer Science
Contra Costa College

Tom Murphy is a bringer of chaos to overly structured groups. He is director of Contra Costa College High Performance Computing Regional Education and Training Center. He is a theatrical and film actor, mathematician, founder of West County Robotics, and coach of the Hitchhikers Robotics Team.