RoboCup 2018 is set to take place in Montreal from June 18 to 22 at the Palais des Congres. Around 4000 participants from 35 countries will compete in a variety of challenges to see which robots are the most versatile and intelligent.
The AUVSI Foundation is well known for running many international student robotics competitions. The RoboSub competition is one of the largest outdoor international competitions that has been running annually since 1998. In this competition, university students must build a fully autonomous robotic vehicle to complete an obstacle course underwater. In […]
“Sid” is Si digital’s latest interactive remotely-controlled robotic arm. According to their website: “Sid was created as one of our many hack weeks here at Si digital. The underlying objective is always to create something as a team that we wouldn’t normally get the opportunity to do with client work. […]
The Global Cloud Robotics Hackathon 2013 is currently taking place. The hacking marathon where participants compete to create the best cloud monitoring robotic application started on April 6th and will be ending on the 14th of the same month. So far 29 teams from all around the world are hard at work […]
Bots High Remember BattleBots? The TV show where two remote controlled robots would enter a weaponized arena and fight it out for 3 minutes or until one stopped moving. The name “Bots High” is a combination of “Robots” and “High School”. Well, even though the show ended, the competitions have […]
We reported on the DARPA Humanoid Challenge before, but now we finally have a video that shows what would be the ideal winner of the contest, as imagined by the Universities behind the HUBO humanoid robot. Of course this is just an animation showing a perfect scenario, but as far […]
As we reported before, DARPA issued its latest challenge where they will require a humanoid robot to complete a series of tasks (worthy of an action movie) which include driving a car, breaking down a wall, and using tools – all with the goal of “saving the day” during a mock industrial accident. […]