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He talks about how some of the issues you might encounter using a VM and some of the solutions he has found. Such as the 3 camera settings in RVW:
1. Follow mode: you can use the wheel to zoom in and out.
2. Camera view from above
3. Free movement: hold left button and move to move the view. The wheel is used for zooming.
Unfortunately, if you run RVW inside a VM, camera option 3 does not work. Unless, of course, you know how to configure VMware Workstation properly. To find out how to configure properly and to read the full article, click here!
Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy is excited to announce their latest online training schedule, which starts in February. Register for their ROBOTC EV3 class today! Enjoy the convenience of taking Robotics Academy courses without leaving your own computer workstation.
Benefits of our Online Training:
- Assisted training using provided hardware and software
- Screen sharing amongst the class
- Networking opportunities with other professional educators
- Robotics Academy Certification for “Graduates”
ROBOTC EV3 Online Professional Development
Feb 19th – Mar 26th, 2015
Thursdays for 6 Weeks
6-8:00pm EST (3-5:00pm PST)
* Graduates Earn a Robotics Academy Certification!
We are thrilled to announce a brand new, FREE Robot Virtual Worlds app for the iPad! The Robot Virtual Worlds app allows you to start learning how to program both simulated VEX IQ and fantasy robots using ROBOTC Graphical.
The current version of the app will allow you to use the Basic Movement commands from ROBOTC Graphical to control the robot (forward, backward, turn right, turn left), along with the robot’s grippers and arms to interact with objects in the environment. We believe this is a great teaching tool to include with the Expedition Atlantis iPad app as well as a teaching tool for ROBOTC Graphical!
Check out our video of the app in action…
And as always, if you have questions or feedback, feel free to contact at email@example.com or visit our forums! Happy programming!!
We LOVE getting Twitter posts sent to us about ROBOTC. In the last few months, you have shared some great posts and pictures with us. We decided to make a compilation of some of our favorites to share here…
— REVOLUTION UP (@up_revolution) December 3, 2014
— R Hartley (@MrRHartley) December 3, 2014
— Michael Washington (@ADefWebserver) November 22, 2014
— Jacob Egger (@JacobEgger) November 19, 2014
— R Hartley (@MrRHartley) November 19, 2014
— Danielle Maletta (@pimathnerd) November 18, 2014
— NWMS Robotics (@NWMSRobotics) November 15, 2014
— Anna Lynn Martino (@annalynnmartino) November 13, 2014
— Brandon Franck (@B_MrFranck) November 13, 2014
— Metal Marauders (@MetalMarauders) November 8, 2014
— Seth Morgan (@morganstem) November 6, 2014
— GHS Engineering (@GHSEngineering_) October 29, 2014
Do you have a ROBOTC picture/video/post you would like to share with us on Twitter? If so, include #ROBOTC or @ROBOTC in your message.
Just in time for Thanksgiving break, we’re releasing an update to our VEX IQ Highrise and Beltway Robot Virtual World! Thank you to everyone who has been participating and giving feedback so far! (Note that the Beltway game is part of the VEX IQ Highrise RVW Download.)
We’ve implemented tons of new features based on your feedback. Some of the highlights:
- There are two new modes for playing Beltway, a 5 minute competition mode, and an unlimited mode for those of you who would like to get the highest possible score
- You can now switch robots and starting points while playing the game, allowing for greater variety in programming solutions.