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Registration Opens for the 2013 NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge - WPI

Registration Opens for the 2013 NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge - WPI | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

The objective of the competition is to encourage innovations in automatic navigation and robotic manipulator technology. The competition offers as much as $1.5 million in prize money.

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Robots to battle it out at Schiele Museum

Robots to battle it out at Schiele Museum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robots to battle it out at Schiele Museum | hockey, robots, kid, activities, schiele, museum, battle, weekend, plenty, friendly...
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NC Maker Faire 2012: Robot Hockey - Hack a Day

NC Maker Faire 2012: Robot Hockey - Hack a Day | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robot combat has inspired makers probably since the first one was conceived.  Whether it's an epic struggle between two future superpowers, or simply a friendly match of robot hockey, it's always fun to watch.
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Open Hardware Exploration at NEEMO16

Open Hardware Exploration at NEEMO16 | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
It is an amazing rapid prototyping environment that is like a Hackathon on the ocean floor. In April, we had the chance to meet Eric Stackpole and David Lang at the International Space Apps Challenge.
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TheSpec - VIDEO: Hockey-playing robot wins gold medal at...

TheSpec - VIDEO: Hockey-playing robot wins gold medal at... | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
It turns out Jennifer the hockey-playing robot has lived up to her namesake, Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Botterill.
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NASA's $1.5 Million Contest Unleashes Robots from Humans

NASA's $1.5 Million Contest Unleashes Robots from Humans | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
A $1.5 million contest encourages smarter rovers capable of retrieving samples on Mars without human guidance.
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Oryx 2.0 Robotics Team Captures Win at NASA Competition | WPI ...

Oryx 2.0 Robotics Team Captures Win at NASA Competition | WPI ... | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
For the second consecutive year, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) student robotics engineering team has won the Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Exploration Robo-Ops ...
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Robot contest challenges 1st-year engineers - OSU - The Lantern

Robot contest challenges 1st-year engineers - OSU - The Lantern | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robot contest challenges 1st-year engineersOSU - The LanternBy Ritika Shah Robots built by 1st-year engineering students sit on display at the 2012 Robot Competition hosted by the College of Engineering at St.
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Announcing the Winners of the Microsoft Robotics @ Home Competition - Microsoft Robotics Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Announcing the Winners of the Microsoft Robotics @ Home Competition - Microsoft Robotics Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
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Chaos reigns at LEGO robot challenge

Chaos reigns at LEGO robot challenge | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robots are known for power and precision and elicit awe at the engineering prowess of their creators. They are also known for many their many scenes of mayhem and destruction in Hollywood movies.

Now even the adults want in on the kids' robot competitions!
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NAO Robot Impresses With New Abilities At Paris Conference - Singularity Hub

NAO Robot Impresses With New Abilities At Paris Conference - Singularity Hub | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Singularity HubNAO Robot Impresses With New Abilities At Paris ConferenceSingularity Hubby David J. Hill April 30th, 2012 | Comments (0) Five Next Gen NAO robots break it down to celebrate the start of the Dev Days weekend.
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RoboGames Starts Today! - IEEE Spectrum

RoboGames Starts Today! - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
We'll be at RoboGames this entire weekend, watching robots try and beat each other to death in all sorts of different events (RT @IEEESpectrum: RoboGames Starts Today!
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DARPA Robotics Challenge: Here Are the Official Details - IEEE Spectrum

DARPA Robotics Challenge: Here Are the Official Details - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Want to win $2 million?Build a robot that can drive a truck, operate power tools, and break through walls (DARPA Robotics Challenge: Here Are the Official Details http://t.co/HwM805U8 via @AddThis...)...
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The NXT STEP - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Blog: RoboCupJunior Australia 2012 Championships

The NXT STEP - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Blog: RoboCupJunior Australia 2012 Championships | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

On September 22/23, we held the Australian Championships for RoboCup Junior. This year we saw over 140 teams and over 400 kids from all over Australia come to Canberra to show off their creations.

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Robots make world cup quarter-final - Scottish Headlines - Fife Today

Robots make world cup quarter-final - Scottish Headlines - Fife Today | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
A team of robots designed in Scotland have outperformed the national team by reaching the quarter-finals of the robot football world cup.
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Robot racers get to test their metal

Robot racers get to test their metal | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
SCHOOL pupils in Bicester got the chance to test their mettle against scientists from Oxford University.
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Shuffleboard: Robot style

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Yet another robot competition on right now. This one is at Oregon State University, which showcases the skills of the engineering students to create shuffleboard playing robots.

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How Robot Soccer Is Leading to Technological Breakthroughs

How Robot Soccer Is Leading to Technological Breakthroughs | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
This month, soccer fans are glued to Euro 2012. But another prestigious championship is about to kick off, too.
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RoboCup Mexico 2012

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ROBOCUP 2012 will take place at the INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION CENTER WTC MEXICO CITY, located in one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Mexico City...
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Student Names Hospital's Robot

Student Names Hospital's Robot | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Keagan Williams, a Mission Road Elementary School fifth-grader, won a contest for “Leonardo.”...
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Microsoft announces Robotics @Home contest winner, SmartTripod Takes The Cake (Video) | Latest In

Microsoft announces Robotics @Home contest winner, SmartTripod Takes The Cake (Video) | Latest In | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
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Seattle Robothon Coming Up in Two Weeks! | Robots Dreams

Seattle Robothon Coming Up in Two Weeks! | Robots Dreams | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Robothon 2012 is scheduled for Saturday, June 2nd at the Armory Center House in Seattle, starting at 10 am. Attendance, and participation, is totally free.

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Robot Workshop Competition Winners

Robot Workshop Competition Winners | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
suckerPUNCH recently announced the winners of their Robot Workshop competition. The past few years have seen an exciting rise in the fascination with (RT @Buildgreen00 What happens when architecture and robotics collide?
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Watch this: robot Greyhounds race for the bourgeoisie of the future

Watch this: robot Greyhounds race for the bourgeoisie of the future | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Like a page ripped from Syd Mead's sketchbook, this extended advertisement from Absolut Vodka pits impressively rendered remote-control robot greyhounds against one another — like a futuristic...
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Underwater robotics contest held in Prince William

Underwater robotics contest held in Prince William | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Students from across the country gather in Manassas Park for an underwater robotics challenge.
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