Monthly Archives: May 2014

Scanning the robot city railroad bridge

Last Saturday, we spent the day scanning a small railroad bridge located in "Robot City."  Robot City is located on the site of the LTV Cokeworks, and is in the process of being redeveloped as prime real estate close to downtown. In the meantime, we use it for robot testing. The robot city bridge is [...]

Children inspect their own bridges with laser scanners

The students from one team scan their bridge with the Leica scanner Last weekend, we taught an all day class to 7th-9th grade students from around the Pittsburgh area.  The class is part of CMU's C-MITES program. The students learned about different kinds of bridges, laser scanners and how they work, and how [...]