New Year, New Beginnings

Welcome! Dear fellow Roboticians, Welcome to the Robotics Club! First of all, congratulations! COVID-19 has shown us just how big a role technology plays in our lives, and has also brought us our highest number of trial applicants ever (a total of 120!), a testament to students’ beliefs in the potential Robotics and STEM. As …

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Perspective

(Cross-posted from the Team Transcendence (bozotics) website on 24/11/20) In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. Bertrand Russell A moment in time… It started as a soft whisper on a late November afternoon. A small gust of wind …

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VEX National Championship 2020

Introduction The Singapore VRC National Championship was held at SAFRA Tampines from 17-18 Jan 2020. We sent 4 teams (8076A, 8076B, 8076C and 8076Z) to this competition, in hopes of achieving a top 4 finish. Unfinished Business Ever since the unofficial inter-school scrims last June where we underperformed, the VEX section has worked tirelessly in …

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NRC 2019

Introduction This year’s National Robotics Competition was held during the September school holidays. Same as the previous year, we sent 3 senior teams and 6 junior teams to participate in this year’s competition. Senior category (JC) This year, the mission is to create a robot that modernizes the network within a central location. The robot …

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Onstage Internationals 2019

(Adapted from the HCI website news entry on 12/07/19) Intro This blog post will feature Team Plus Ultra‘s run in RoboCup 2019, who won 1st place in the Singapore Open and subsequently emerged as champions at the International event held in Sydney, Australia from 2-8 July. This is a remarkable achievement as the team won …

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FLL 2019

Introduction We have been participating in FLL since its launch here in Singapore. Similar to NRC, we have been performing relatively well and bagged many awards throughout the years, including a string of overall champion awards in the early 2010s. An unexpected victory After a brief hiatus in 2017, we restarted our participation in FLL …

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RoboCup SG 2019

The quest to do better Fresh off a dominant performance at RoboCup SG Open last year and an eye-opening trip to internationals, we entered 2019 with high expectations for ourselves. We were keen to repeat our successes and perhaps even go beyond the standards we had set for ourselves last year. Soccer Unfortunately, this year …

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NRC 2018

Introduction This year’s National Robotics Competition was held during the September school holidays. We sent 3 senior teams and 6 junior teams to participate in this year’s competition. Senior category For this year’s competition, the robot has to move a large lego block (food container) to another holding area, picking up the corresponding colour container …

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RoboCup SG 2018

A New Era This year was a monumental one for us. For years, there was a lack of interest from JC students that wish to pursue robotics as a CCA. Most JC robotics members were from the HS Robotics Club and they were few in numbers, which was insufficient to justify a formal partnership between …

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