What we're about

The D.C. Robotics Group is the premier community organization for the advancement of robotics in the Washington, D.C. metro area. We promote robotics as a vehicle for innovation, learning, and improving quality of life.

Our core values are:

EDUCATION: we are a source for STEM-oriented robotics education open to everyone, from artists to engineers, children to retirees.

COMMUNITY: we are a unifying force for open source development in the D.C. metro area.

COLLABORATION: we foster partnerships at an individual and organizational level that lead to innovations in robotics technology and how it is applied to everyday life.

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Intro to the Robot Operating System (ROS)
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Learn the basics to ROS (www.ros.org), a versatile and extensive middleware software framework for robot operation. Prerequisites: Must be comfortable with Linux (Ubuntu), command-line, and either Python or C++ programming languages. This event is a stub to gauge interest. Please RSVP but note that date, venue, and fee (if any) are TBD.

Intro to Motor control
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Learn the ins and outs of motor control for ground and aerial robots. Topics to include open-loop and closed-loop control, PWM, PID control, encoders, steppers, and servos. This event is a stub to gauge interest. Please RSVP but note that date, venue, and fee (if any) are TBD.

Ground robot navigation 101
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Overview of basic navigation for your first ground robots. Topics to include wall following, fuzzy logic, dead reckoning. This event is a stub to gauge interest. Please RSVP but note that date, venue, and fee (if any) are TBD.

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