Robocup 2009

Robocup 2009

One of the largest robotics competition, Robocup, took place in Graz, Austria, on June 2009 and lasted 5 days. This years event was organized by Graz University of technology. 408 teams, approximately 2000 robots and 2300 humans participated in the event. The main areas of competition were soccer, dancing and domestic chores. The current platform […]

New Robots show off at ICRA 2009

In the latest ICRA (International Conference on Robotics and Automation) event, which took place in Kobe-Japan, many new robots were shown, which had exciting new features. One which can climb to any pole or walk on a surface called Rise V3 was made by Boston Dynamics, which is also the maker of the recent internet […]

Robobusiness 2009 Conference

Robobusiness 2009 will take place in Boston, Massachusetts on April 15th and 16th. The developing trends in consumer, industrial, entertainment etc…are being explored. The conference’s main vision is to bring together individuals in the field of robotics and the areas that the developing robotics technologies can be applied to. Gradually, as the capabilities of robots […]

RoboCup 2009 will be held in Graz, Austria

The RoboCup is an international initiative to foster and promote education, development and research in robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The idea of RoboCup is to define an ambitious long-term goal in order to stimulate the development of Science and Technology. The vision of RoboCup is “By the year 2050, develop a team of fully autonomous […]

Lunacy” Unveiled to 42,000 High-School Students

Life-changing program inspires young people to become individual economic stimulus packagesOver $9 million in scholarship funds available Manchester, NH, January 3, 2009; FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) launched its eighteenth FIRST Robotics Competition season today with a Kickoff of a new robotics game called “Lunacy” at Southern New Hampshire University in […]

Annual AI conference

Organized by the Singularity institute for Artificial Intelligence, this year’s singularity summit will take place in San Jose, CA next week. Among the speakers are Intel’s Chief Technology officer, Manager of cognitive computing at IBM. The main focus of the event is to debate implications in the future when the Artificial Intelligence has the reasoning […]

BioRob Conference to start next week

The second BioRob conference, which is a joint effort of the two IEEE Societies of Robotics and Automation (RAS) and Engineering, Medicine and Biology (EMBS).The conference will take place in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, between October 19th through October 22nd. The topics that will be covered include Surgical Robotics, Wearable Lower Limb Exoskeletons, Solutions for an […]

Japanese and European Scientists meet to discuss robotics

Japanese and European scientists gathered in Japan to discuss the latest developments in robotics. Organized by European Science Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, provided a platform to young researchers to discuss their ideas on cognitive sciences and robotics. The main topics discussed were autonomous movement, biped walking principles based on zero […]

Microsoft’s robotics challenge

Microsoft plans a series of virtual robotics challenges based on its robotics development software called Microsoft Robotics Studio.The challenges will include a self driving car, search and rescue mission and a mars rover. Named Robochamps, the challenges are expected to be launched in April 09. Read more here Reference:

ESA’s Lunar Robotics Challenge for universities

European Space agency has organized a competition for universities that will challenge students to build robotic vehicle that is capable of working in difficult terrain, retireve samples, return to landing site, remote operation capabilities. There are also certain power and weight limitations. Eight universities throughout Europe has been selected to participate.For more, please see link […]