Students invent automatic six seconds whiteboard cleaner

Two students are behind an idea that could change how a classroom operates. Stephen Kibe and Evans Simiyu, both fifth year Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering students, are behind an innovation that will make cleaning the board easier. “According to research done, a lot of time is spent on cleaning the whiteboard in a classroom. This cleaning goes beyond time wastage to interfering with ...

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Whiteboard Erasing Robot using Arduino

My entry for the Microcontroller contest is a whiteboard cleaning robot. The goal of this project was to create a robot which could erase written text on a whiteboard completely autonomously, i.e. no human interface. The processes involved in this project included devising a method for the robot to search a whiteboard for text, designing a way to physically move a robot to the text, and enabling a robot to ...

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