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EVENT: AtlantaHobby.Com Sponsors “Braille Boys & Annie” Robotics Team

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Atlanta Hobby is signing on to sponsor the Braille Boys and Annie, one of the top youth robotics teams in the state of Georgia with a hugely successful season this year. As a member of the Georgia Robotics Alliance and FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), this team of young men and women are honing their STEM ... Read More »

EVENT: FIRST Announces ‘Game-Changing’ Technology Platform for use in Worldwide Student Robotics Competitions

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FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an international not-for-profit K-12 organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, today announced that one of its four K-12 robotics programs, FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) targeted to middle and high-school students, has selected a game-changing technology platform beginning with the upcoming ... Read More »

EVENT: RoboUniverse Conference & Expo Global Tradeshow Series

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RoboUniverse is a three-day conference and expo that explores the incredible field of robotics, including their development, application, and use. Through a series of seminars, tutorials, and exhibits, attendees will gain insight into robotics and learn about the educational, business, and technical opportunities within this growing industry. During conference sessions, thought leaders and experts will examine topics including robots’ impact ... Read More »

EVENT: Get Ready For The IMA Conference on the Mathematics of Robotics – September 9 – 11

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The IMA Conference on the Mathematics of Robotics aims to bring together researchers working on all areas of robotics which have a signi?cant Mathematical content. The idea is to highlight the Mathematical depth and sophistication of techniques applicable to Robotics and to foster cooperation between researchers working in different areas of Robotics. Areas of interest include, but are not limited ... Read More »

EVENT: It’s Coming – National Robotics Week April 4-12

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Are you ready for National Robotics Week 2015? The sixth annual National Robotics Week event will be held April 4-12, 2015. RoboWeek 2014 was amazing and 2015 promises to be even better! Activities can be small, large, and everything in between. The Purpose of National Robotics Week is to: Celebrate the US as a leader in robotics technology development Educate ... Read More »

EVENT: Could Your Robot Win the IEEE DIY Contest?

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is celebrating the art of do-it-yourself with an online contest. You can submit a description, pictures, and videos of your robot (or other engineering project) via the contest Website. The contest Website is also a great place to go for a little inspiration, with dozens of robots are already posted. You’ll find robot arms, line followers, ... Read More »

EVENT: AUVSI Attendee Profile Tells a Story of Robotics

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Attendee representation at a recent AUVSI conference on UAS technology in Las Vegas suggests the dominance of commercial applications vs. military ones at this time. Read More »

EVENT: Seen at World Maker Faire 2014 – Maker Jeffrey Moore

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We met Maker, Jeffrey Moore, at last weekend’s World Maker Faire in Queens, New York. We loved hearing that  Jeffrey is teaching himself about robotics AND 3D printing through his Anibot project which he was showing off for visitors to the Faire. Says Jeffrey, “Anibots are a line of animal inspired Arduino controlled open sourced robitc platforms that we are ... Read More »

EVENT: JAPANESE ENTRY AT ROBOSUB 2014!

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At the recent Robosub event held at the SSC Pacific TRANSDEC Anechoic (non-echoing) pool, in San Diego, California, the Japanese team from the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Fukuoka, Japan, competed an advanced robot submarine of their design, named the “Darya Bird.” After the finals, the team ranked 17th out of 39 competing teams. See the Kyushu Institute of Technology, ... Read More »

EVENT: RoboSub 2014 in San Diego

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Autonomous submarines designed by students from over two dozen countries competed at the recent Robosub event held in San Diego's Transdeck pool, a U.S. NAVY facility. Subs were tasked with finding a target using vision technology, then hovering nearby. A full report will be in an upcoming issue of Robot magazine. Read More »

EVENT: Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo

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Las Vegas Convention Center September 11-12 Las Vegas, NV: The Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, September 11-12. It will showcase the incredible opportunities available in commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones), and give enthusiasts the tools and information needed to become a part of this groundbreaking industry. Speakers, subject matter experts, industry ... Read More »

EVENT: 2013 Multi Rotor Challenge

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Top Pilots Demonstrate Multirotors! See some of the best multirotor pilots in the country fly through an obstacle course in this short collection of videos taken on the second day of the March 23 – 24, 2013 Multirotor Challenge held at the Palomar RC Flyers field in Fallbrook, CA. A feature article on the event will appear in the July-August 2013 ... Read More »

EVENT: AUVSI 2012 Conference was Awesome

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Over 500 robotics companies and thousands of robots made the 2012 AUVSI conference one of the most impressive trade shows I've ever been to. Read More »