NYC FIRST Mega Weekend

NYC FIRST Mega Weekend

NYC FIRST Mega weekend took place on March 16th – 18th at Jacob Javits convention center in Manhattan. Over 200 teams from New York City, USA, Turkey, Brazil, Canada and Jamaica participated in the event. See event website at : http://nycnjfirst.org/                           Photos Courtesy […]

Innorobo robotic summit

Innorobo robotic summit

By Frank Tobe, Editor/Publisher, The Robot Report (www.TheRobotReport.com) and Catherine Simon, General Secretary, French Federation of Robotics         Today’s devices are becoming smarter and connected. They sense their environment, process the data collected and act upon their decisions autonomously or semi-autonomously.  The transformation is beyond productivity and enters our daily life in […]

ITURO 2012 – Robot Olympics

ITURO 2012 – Robot Olympics

The 6th robot olympics of Istanbul Technical University in Turkey will take place on April 2012. The event hosted 350 projects last year and 2012 is expected to see 450 projects and more than 7500 visitors. Istanbul had also hosted 2011 Robocup this year. For more informatrion on ITURO, please visit www.ituro.org and click “English” […]

Local Team Wins BEST Robotics Competition

Local Team Wins BEST Robotics Competition

October 24th, 2011 – Following back to back national BEST Award winning performances, Metro Homeschool Robotics (MHR) kicked off the 2011 BEST Competition season at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO on October 21-22nd.  Thirteen teams across Illinois and Missouri competed with the top four going to the Frontier Trails Regional BEST Championship in […]

Robobusiness Conference 2011 – Boston, MA

Robobusiness Conference 2011 – Boston, MA

The Robobusiness conference organized by Robotics Trends took place on Nov. 2 and 3, in Sheraton Hotel, downtown Boston. A lot of  well known robotics firms were represented with their high level managers or presidents. Below you can find our notes from the sessions we attended, which highlight important points and give you a brief […]

Robobusiness Leadership Summit

Robobusiness Leadership Summit

  RoboBusiness Leadership Summit is a one-of-a-kind executive-level conference, created to accelerate the commercial development of new intelligent mobile robotics products and services, new robotics businesses and wholly owned robotics markets. Join fellow robotics executives from across the globe at the only event giving you the information and connections needed to plan for, build, finance and […]

Digilent Design Contest

Digilent Design Contest

Digilent Design Contest’s 2011 World Champions   Munich –  A smart shopping cart, a bomb disposal robot, and a GPS-enabled rover were some of the winners of the 2011 Worldwide Digilent Design Contest Finals. Held in conjunction with the FPGAWorld conference inMunichon September 14 and 15, the student engineering contest was a showdown between projects […]

IROS 2011

IROS 2011

IROS – International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems will be held between September 25th-30th in San Francisco, Hilton Union Square. The program includes the following topics: Motion Planning for Real Robots 3D Point Cloud Processing: PCL (Point Cloud Library) Active Semantic Perception and Object Search in the Real World The PR2 Workshop: Results, Challenges and Lessons […]

FIRST Robotics Empowers Emerging Engineers

FIRST Robotics Empowers Emerging Engineers

It is said that “the engineer has been, and is, a maker of history;” and with the help of FIRST they will be makers of the future.  FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a program that helps young people discover science and technology outside the classroom. (Photo Credit: Wayne Crosby) They […]

Second Annual National Robotics Week Will Be Held From April 9 to 17

Second Annual National Robotics Week Will Be Held From April 9 to 17

BEDFORD, Mass. The second annual National Robotics Week will be held from April 9-17 with a weeklong series of regional events and activities aimed at increasing public awareness of the growing importance of “robo-technology” and the tremendous social and cultural impact that it will have on the future of how people will live, work and […]