A ball is balanced on a flat plate and controlled to follow certain
pattern (e.g. circles). The plate is tilted by servo motors. The ball is recognized with Kinect.

The project consists of a modular software application for the development of feedback control loops and the implementation of the feedback control loop to balance the ball itself.

The full documentation is available as pdf in the downloads section.

Here is a Video (9:57)


This project won several Prizes:
Jugend Forscht Bundessieg (Beste Interdisziplinaere Arbeit)
2nd Prize European Contest for Young Scientists
Eduard-Rhein-Stiftung: Jugendpreis

You could find us on the CeBIT 2013 (5.-9. March) in Hall 9 on Stand E50.

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