Date of Last Revision

2023-05-02 18:53:48


Electrical Engineering

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2016


The goal of the ROOBockey project is to design and construct a floor hockey robot that can competitively shoot a puck. The robot design quickly locates a specific beacon through the use of image processing and uses a pneumatic shooting mechanism to send a puck to a specified target. The beacons act as possible player or goal positions in a hockey game. The robot also utilizes a wireless controller device to allow a user to maneuver the robot across a hockey field.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Robert Veillette

First Reader

Dr. Arjuna Madanayake

Second Reader

Dr. Kye-Shin Lee


The robot runs off a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B.

The Image Processing code detects beacons of Red, Green, Blue color and of Octagon, Triangle, and Square Shapes Respectively.



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