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New First Tech Challenge Kit Uses Smartphones

This schematic shows how Android phones will work in tandem with the Modern Robotics modules. (Photo credit: Modern Robotics.)

Modern Robotics of Miami, Florida recently unveiled its new Android-powered robot platform. The system is designed for the First Tech Challenge, but can be purchased by anyone interested in building a bot that can be operated via cell phone. Stephen Barker, CEO and co-founder of Modern …

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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 …

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