Fort Miller Demonstration

Fort Miller Demonstration

This Thursday TechKnowLogic had the priviledge to show off their competition robot to not only the Greenwich High School’s principal, Mr. Niesz, and superintendent, Mr. Fish, but the biggest sponsor to the team over build season. Fort Miller’s CEO, John Hedbring, and his secretary Ann Signor came to the school to see the robot the […]

Inspiring The Next Generation

Inspiring The Next Generation

This Friday Mrs. Fiske’s second grade class got an up close look at Greenwich Robotics competition robot Taz. The students got to ask any question their heart desired about the robotics club and robot. The team did a short demo, showing the kids the robot shooting balls, delivering gears, and climbing rope. The kids got […]

The Aftermath

The Aftermath

The dust has settled on this years robotics season. Techknowlogic did pretty well being a rookie team, placing around 30th overall and in the top ten of highest point scoring robots. We may have not made it the finals but we had a lot of fun a learned more than we could in any classroom. […]

New York Tech Valley FIRST Robotics Competition

New York Tech Valley FIRST Robotics Competition

This past weekend the Greenwich Robotics team attended their very first competition at RPI. The team worked endless hours after school over the past six weeks to design, program, and construct a robot to compete in the Tech Valley FIRST Robotics competition. The competition hosted 29 teams from the local area, as well as five […]

The End is Near

The End is Near

Now that we are halfway there the team has been working hard to get the robot up and running, a few snow days have set us back, but we are still chugging along. Since we last checked in the electrical team has set up the solenoids for gear pick up. On top of that they […]

Half Way There

Half Way There

Week three has come to an end, but the wheels have not stopped turning. This week the media team began to design a banner and flag, as well as created buttons to hand out during the competition. The mechanical team drafted up the robot, and continued to test and perfect the high goal shooter. The […]

Week Two

Week Two

This week TechKnowLogic kicked into gear working on prototypes and designs. The mechanical team drew up the parts of the robot, and prototyped a bigger and better high goal shooter. After the electrical team wired up everything we own, they went into discussion over deciding between air compressors and motors to power mechanisms of robot. […]

The Beginnings of a Robot

The Beginnings of a Robot

This Monday TechKnowLogic celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. day by working on our robot. After building the rest of the game obstacles, the mechanical team went to work on the first prototype of our high ball shooter and gear mechanism. The ball shooter needs some work, as it currently only shoots a couple of feet […]